AMBIT 2017

Supported by the International Fund for Ireland, WIP is bringing leaders from Northern Ireland and Ireland to explore innovative practice in the US that supports young people at risk

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Washington Ireland Program

For more than two decades, engaging emerging leaders across the island of Ireland to overcome divisions of the past and to build a shared future of peace and prosperity for Northern Ireland and Ireland.

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America and Ireland Conference

Special Conference on the US Ireland Relationship

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President Higgins praises the work of WIP

Through their involvement in the Program, these young people have forged enduring bonds of friendship with fellow program participants from other parts of Ireland – parts of the island with which they may not have been familiar and people from communities with whom they may never have previously engaged.
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Read about our Class of 2017
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Interviews in February

Thank you to the 380+ students who applied to join our 23rd Class.
We are now shortlisting emerging leaders, passionate about the future of Northern Ireland and Ireland

If the future were a book, would you read it or write it?

 

Alum Thanksgiving Ball
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Each year we celebrate two individuals who have demonstrated leadership in line with WIP’s values. This year’s Spirit of WIP Award recipients are Claire Sugden MLA (Justice Minister for Northern Ireland & WIP Class of 2010) and Lisa Dietrch (Director of Community Relations In Schools, Northern Ireland)

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