For top undergraduate student leaders from diverse backgrounds to participate in a team-based, experiential and analytical exercise that bolsters leadership skills, fosters critical thinking and collaboration, and develops potential strategies for addressing pressing global issues.
The McDonald Cadet Leadership Conference invites renowned speakers and analytical, visionary student-leaders: 40 from across the United States, 20 international students, as well as cadet participants. The conference will unite emerging global leaders with preeminent world leaders in a partnership struggling with the most pressing issues worldwide.
Mr. Richard Barth
President, CEO, Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP) Foundation
Angela F. Braly
Former Chair, President and CEO, Wellpoint
Dr. Jason Clay
Senior Vice President for Market Trasformation, World Wildlife Fund
Dr. Chris Howard
President, Hampden-Sydney College
Xiao An Ji
Chairman of the Board, Beijing Hualian Group
Robert “Bob” McDonald
Chairman, President, & CEO, Procter & Gamble
Gail J. McGovern
President and CEO of the American Red Cross
Deputy Coordinator for Development for Feed the Future, USAID
Ho Kwon Ping
Executive Chairman, Banyan Tree Holdings
Americas Lead for Facebook's Global Partnerships Team
Chairman and CEO, Frontier Communications Corp.
Participation is by invitation only. The faculty of 30 select colleges and universities world-wide will be invited to
nominate and select their top 2 undergraduate candidates to attend and participate as fellows. There will be 84 student participants (fellows)
that will work in twelve teams, each with one mentor (senior fellow) to guide their discussions and leadership development within each of the six topic areas.
To see of a list of the schools selected that will be sending 2 students to this year's conference click here.