The Aspen Institute and Trustee Anne Welsh McNulty are pleased to announce this year’s winner of the $100,000 John P. McNulty Prize, Lana Abu Hijleh of the Middle East Leadership Initiative.
Lana is being honored for the impact of her leadership venture Youth Local Councils (YLC), a program that engages over 25,000 youth in the West Bank and has expanded to Honduras and Ukraine. Through voluntary bodies of elected youth, the Youth Local Councils enable young people to practice leadership and good governance, receive hundreds of hours of training, and propose, plan, and execute community projects.
“Youth Local Councils are exporting a …read more
Source: Aspen Institute