dedicated to helping young people from emerging democracies and developing countries, discover and realize their leadership potential. Founded in 1998, it seeks to address the pressing need for a new generation of ethical and visionary leaders committed to the service of others, in particular the poor and marginalized.
In pursuance of its mission, Altemus provides leadership skills training, bringing together young people and leadership experts from around the world for an intensive, intuitive and engaging learning experience. With new competencies in hand, young people will be able to effectively and confidently lead themselves and their communities to a brighter future!
Today, 50.5% of the world’s 7 billion inhabitants are under the age of 25, the majority of which live in emerging democracies and developing countries. This phenomenon known as the ‘youth bulge,’ presents many challenges, but also exceptional opportunities.