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SOLES Develops Future World Leaders and Hosts Hansen Summer Institute

Inside USD -- For three weeks this summer, 22 fellows from around the world have convened at the University of San Diego to develop their leadership skills and work together for a more peaceful future at the Hansen Summer Institute. The institute’s sixth cohort, hosted by the University of San Diego School of Leadership and Education Sciences’ (SOLES), offers students a chance to build on their educational foundation. The institute runs until July 20.

While here, the fellows will take part in conflict resolution- mediation and inter-cultural management classes, learn from each other’s experiences, observe and absorb U.S. culture, and have the chance to become social entrepreneurs. Fellows will develop their own projects with local entrepreneurs at the USD Center for Peace and Commerce, with the best ideas receiving seed funding. Fellows will “learn by doing” and obtain practical skills to help them improve their respective societies. (Full Story)