Gates Institute Global Program
Next Generation Leaders
Identifying, cultivating, and celebrating young champions
Next Generation Leaders
Empowering Tomorrow’s Advocates: The Next Generation Leaders Global Program
The Next Generation Leaders Global Program is focused on our efforts to cultivate the next generation of SRHR and gender equity experts and leaders through training, mentorship, and networking opportunities.
Our many youth-centered and youth-driven platforms and initiatives cross-collaborate to elevate emerging leaders in SRHR and gender equity.
We implement meaningful engagement of youth across all activities and priorities, recognizing that effectively empowering youth is non-negotiable in achieving a sustainable and impactful future.
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Empowering Young Champions: Pioneering Youth Engagement for a Brighter Future
Empowering Young Champions: Our rich history boasts a legacy of success in recognizing, nurturing, and applauding the endeavors of young champions. This legacy is echoed in the myriad fruitful collaborations we’ve forged with youth across our initiatives.
Prioritizing Meaningful Engagement: Anchored in our unwavering commitment, meaningfully engaging youth remains paramount for our institute’s trajectory. Our dedication to shaping upcoming generations of leaders and fortifying emerging youth-driven projects stands firm.
Forging New Horizons: Our journey doesn’t stop here. We’re resolute in our pursuit of fostering novel partnerships and innovative funding pathways, systematically fostering a network of supporters dedicated to advancing the Next Generation Leaders program.
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Featured Institute Experts
Jordan Freeman, MPH
Co-Chair, Youth & Scientific Subcommittee, ICFP
Jordan Freeman, MPH, is a Program Officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. At the Gates Institute, Jordan manages youth-focused elements of the International Conference on Family Planning and the NextGen Catalyst Initiative. She also serves as the Co-Chair for the International Steering Committee’s Youth Subcommittee at the International Conference on Family Planning (theICFP.org), the largest scientific conference dedicated to family planning and reproductive health in the world.