Deadline: 2nd December 2023 | The Aspire Leaders Program welcomes low-income, first-generation college students and recent graduates from around the world to join a free online interactive three-module leadership development journey.


  • 18-26 years old
  • Low-income background
  • First-generation college student or recent graduate but not enrolled in a graduate program
  • Intermediate level English

MODULE I – THREE WEEKS: Personal and Professional Development

  • Strengths-based leadership skills assessment.
  • Professional development resources co-created with Harvard Business School for creating a LinkedIn profile, crafting your resume, tips for interviewing, and how to network.
  • Live interactions among a global cohort of peers.
MODULE II – THREE WEEKS: Immersive Learning
  • Master classes led by world-class educators from universities around the world.
  • Asynchronous and synchronous learning with a global cohort of peers and mentors.
MODULE III – SIX WEEKS: Aspire Leadership Course: Societal Impact for First-Generation Leaders

Six session leadership development course with an extra week to work on coursework designed and delivered by Harvard University faculty.

  • Week One: Understanding Yourself as a Leader
  • Week Two: Importance of Understanding Context and Building Trust
  • Week Three: Digital Transformation and Artificial Intelligence
  • Week Four: Live Discussion – Addressing Community Challenges
  • Week Five: Voices of Leaders
  • Week Six: Live Discussion – Being in Action in Your Communities Worldwide

Find out more and apply at the official link below:


Apply before 2nd December, 2023