Next Generation of Lawyers, a professional program dedicated to minority law school students in Brazil, is organizing a short term exchange program to the U.S., with the support of top tier law firms, United Airlines and the U.S. General Consulate in Brazil.
This exchange program, organized by Civics Education – founded by Felipe Neves (POY Fellow and Stanford Law School Class of 19, will bring 15 low income students to the U.S. for the first time in order to foster their knowledge about law and entrepreneurship, by visiting Universities and Tech Companies, and help them to build new dreams and new goals. This program will be tailored to participants’ interests in academic coursework, leadership training and networking. Our goal is to give them exposure to a variety of professional and academic contacts, leaders and innovators, so they can go back to Brazil and contribute to the development of our society.
Some facts about the selected students:
• 80% are black.
• 65% are female.
• 45% are LGBT.