Emerging Leaders Class of 2017
They heard from experts on issues such as the global economy, international diplomacy, energy, and the environment. In October 2017, they traveled to Washington D.C. to meet with senior government leaders. In addition to meeting regularly as a class, they worked on individual projects with Council experts to examine key global challenges.
This cohort of leaders from around Chicago was chosen by an independent selection committee from a highly competitive pool of applicants.