The Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) is President Obama’s signature program to strengthen leadership development and networking in ASEAN, deepen engagement with young leaders on key regional and global challenges, and strengthen people-to-people ties between the United States and young Southeast Asian leaders.
The YSEALI Professional Fellows Program is a professional development exchange program for the best and brightest community leaders from ASEAN, working in the fields of civic engagement, NGO management, economic empowerment, governance, legislative process, environmental and natural resources management.
Be community leaders, ages 25-35, currently employed and with at least two years of professional experience at the time of application;
Have a track record of making an impact in their community, institution or company;
Be proficient in spoken and written English at the time of application;
Be a citizen of, and currently residing in, one of the ten ASEAN member nations.
Applications are accepted from March 1 – April 15, 2016.