Emerging Global Leaders Program


Through this program, Mater Dei Prep students participate in youth forums at the United Nations headquarters in New York City. Students speak at subcommittee meetings and attend civil rights conferences, all with the goal of developing themselves into global citizens.

The Emerging Global Leaders Program is a dynamic and interactive program designed to equip students with the "tools" to be the change they wish to see in the world.

Emerging Global Leader Skill Development:
  1. Developing global skills early enhances cultural awareness
  2. Establishes productive responses in expanding global environments
  3. Enhances cross cultural sensitivity
  4. Defines leadership and communication skills that can be incorporated in many diverse situations (Workplace, Community, Home)
  5. Negotiation and mediation skills that can be applied for a lifetime
  6. Networking opportunities with United Nations NGO's and partner organizations
  7. Community outreach encompassing "Train the Trainer" workshops
  8. Professional development, conference attendance and participation
  9. Project development and certification
  10. United Nations committee membership

All students receive certification in Effective Leadership and Conflict Transformation.

If you have any additional questions on the Emerging Global Leaders Program, please email Mr. George Anthony at ganthony@materdeiprep.org.


Mr. George Anthony
Emerging Global Leaders Coordinator

  • M.Ed certified in Advanced Conflict Resolution from Columbia University and Institute for Dispute Resolution
  • Primary United Nations Representative for DPI/NGO PathwaysToPeace
  • ECOSOC (UN Economic and Social Council) member





Global Leaders News

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  • Mater Dei Prep Freshmen Shine at United Nations

    On Thursday, November 2nd, twenty seven freshmen members of the Mater Dei Prep Emerging Global Leaders Program attended the DPI/NGO “YOUnited” conference at the United Nations. The conference provided an in-depth look at how youth can affect change through policy and action. Over eight of the Mater Dei Prep students were recognized by the panel and spoke powerfully about the necessary changes needed to address the issues of current times. Other schools in attendance were Tufts University, Fordham University, and Monmouth University.
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    • Emerging Global Leaders Presenting to United Nations