Washington Ireland Program
Supporting leaders committed to building a future of peace and prosperity for Northern Ireland and Ireland.
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WIP Forums 2022
Applications are now live to join our Forum Fellow network. Join us as we work to developed innovative solutions to some of the most pressing issues facing our island.
WIP inspires & develops promising leaders through programs of personal development, policy debate and community service & public discussion
We Invest in Emerging Leaders Across Northern Ireland & Ireland
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Find out more about the leading leadership development program for young people in Northern Ireland and Ireland
Each year, supported by the IFI, we bring community leaders from Northern Ireland and border counties to the US to learn from innovative practices in youth & community work.
We convene new voices to develop ambitious ideas to tackle the challenges of our time.
Hosting private conversations for emerging and established leaders on sensitive issues.
Promoting discourse on long term issues for our island, through public conferences and discussions.
WIP’s annual Evening with Celtic Chefs features fantastic Chefs from the DC area offering delicious samples of their signature preparations with an Irish flair.
Building a Community of Change Makers
at Home, in the U.S.A and Across the World
Over the past twenty five years over 750 talented leaders from all communities in Northern Ireland and Ireland have participated in our Program. They share a deeply held commitment to look past differences and to resolve the pressing issues that will define the island of Ireland in the 21st century. Today they are excelling in roles across the political, business, legal, entrepreneurial, advocacy and cultural sectors on the island.
Providing leadership to realize WIP’s vision. Members, based UK, US and Ireland meet quarterly in support of WIP’s mission.