Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Former President of Liberia, Awarded Mo Ibrahim Prize

April 30th, 2018|

We are inspired and empowered by Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the first woman to receive the $5 million Mo Ibrahim Prize for excellence in African leadership. The Presidential Precinct stands with her in believing that the future of Africa and the future of our world is in the hands of […]

Messy Democracy: From Founding our Nation to Finding our Way

March 26th, 2018|

This conversation drew on the expertise and perspectives of three visionary women who are leading the charge to examine and share the lessons and legacies of Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe, and James Madison. This event was presented by the Presidential Precinct through the generous support of American Evolution.

 
Kat Imhoff, […]

What We’re Reading: March 2018

March 22nd, 2018|

“The Distinction Between a Nationalist and a Patriot”

In this month’s “What We’re Reading” section, we draw your attention to a simple but important idea: the distinction between a nationalist and a patriot. In a brief work published last year, Timothy Snyder, Professor of History at Yale University, makes a […]

Khawlah Mousa | Courage through Female Leadership in Baghdad

March 7th, 2018|

Written By: Kwalah Mousa

I needed a spark to give me courage and enthusiasm in my work.

I started my career in 2001 as an editor and translator for the only English newspaper in Baghdad – the Baghdad Observer. Being an editor at that time meant I had to be very […]

Presidential Precinct to partner with the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities during the 2018 Virginia Festival of the Book

February 24th, 2018|

On March 22, the Presidential Precinct will serve as a community partner in hosting “Both Sides Now: Taking Diplomacy Seriously,” a panel discussion about the intricacies of diplomacy in our challenging world. Hosted in downtown Charlottesville, Virginia, this panel brings together three academic leaders for a vibrant discussion on […]

Jacquelin Alcius | YLAI Impact Story

February 1st, 2018|

“We believe, with entrepreneurship and leadership, we can make a great impact on the country.”
– Jacquelin Alcius | Haiti

Jacquelin Alcius is the Co-Founder of Club Entrepreneurial Accès Jeunes, an accelerator and incubator which focuses on providing trainings on business planning, fundraising, and leadership. They create a strong network betweent […]

Jorge Ham | YLAI Impact Story

February 1st, 2018|

“The YLAI program is an excellent program because it’s great to go out from your reality, learn some new things, and bring them back to your own reality.”
– Jorge Ham | Mexico

Jorge Ham is the Founder of Haltium, a company with the mission of bringing new and affordable technology […]