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Deadline: January 1, 2020 00:00 (CET)| Apply here
Eligibility: This program is aimed at mid-career practitioners working actively in the fields of democracy, development, and the rule of law.
Location: Stanford, the United States

Draper Hills Summer Program 2020

The program is funded by the generous support from Bill Draper and Ingrid von Mangoldt Hills.

Launched in 2005, the Draper Hills Summer Program (DHSF) is a three-week intensive academic training program that is hosted annually at Stanford University’s Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law.

The program brings together a group of 25 to 30 mid-career practitioners in law, politics, government, private enterprise, civil society, and international development from all regions of the world.

This training program provides a unique forum for emerging leaders to connect, exchange experiences, and receive academic training to enrich their knowledge and advance their work.

Enhance your ability to promote democratic change

For three weeks during the summer, fellows participate in academic seminars that expose them to the theory and practice of democracy, development, and the rule of law.

Delivered by leading Stanford faculty from the Stanford Law School, the Graduate School of Business, and the departments of economics and political science, these seminars allow emerging leaders to explore new institutional models and frameworks to enhance their ability to promote democratic change in their home countries.

Guest speakers from private foundations think tanks, government, and the justice system provide a practitioners viewpoint on such pressing issues in the field.

Summer Fellows also visit Silicon Valley technology firms such as Benetech, Google and Twitter to explore how technology tools and social media platforms are being used to catalyze democratic practises on a global scale.

Interested in applying for the Draper Hills Summer Program 2020? Register your participation by following the registration link and taking the suggested steps.


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