With the Class of 2020 now heading home to begin the next chapter of their Chevening journey, we reflect on our farewell event, Summer Connect, and the lessons and tips the speakers had for our graduating class.
Developing global leaders
Great leaders possess a range of similar qualities: empathy, resilience, determination, to name just a few. How can you foster these qualities to become leaders?
The last two years have been challenging for all, although we know that for some of our Cheveners what helped them greatly was taking part in national or international mentoring programmes. We asked some of the implementers of such programmes WHY and HOW should others approach such an initiative.
Evans Lyndon Baines-Johnson was awarded the Chevening Scholarship in 2015 from Sierra Leone, in West Africa. Before studying Governance and Public Policy at the University of Sheffield, Evans was involved in the 2014 Ebola response as part of an international NGO. This experience was the starting point of a rewarding and fulfilling journey as a volunteer, turning into the catalyst for the career he is now pursuing.
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