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Atlas Corps 5 Year
celebrating five years of developing the world's best nonprofit leaders

In March...

*Meet Class 6

*Celebrate Our 5th Birthday

*Get Ready for March Madness


Celebrate Our 5th Birthday

(Washington, DC) In 2011, Atlas Corps celebrates 5 years, 74 Fellows, and 100,000 hours of service! With five of our six classes in one room, it will truly be an international night of excitement.

Wednesday, March 16, 6:00 - 8:30 PM at Policy


  Class #1

Good afternoon ,

In less than two weeks, we welcome Atlas Corps Class 6 - 21 Fellows from 23 different countries. serving in Washington, DC, New York, and Bogota. I want to send a big WELCOME to this Class of Fellows and to our latest group of Host Organizations. Class 6 marks the first milestone in achieiving our 50 in the 50th goal (50 Fellows from 25 countries engaged in 100,000 hours of service)l for 2011. Then, on March 16, we celebrate our 5th Anniversary. Let's just say that Atlas Corps is putting an entirely new twist on March Madness! We invite you to meet the Fellows and join us for all of the excitement.

Thanks for the ongoing support,

Scott & the Atlas Corps Team 

PS  Remember, there are also lots of great opportunities to get involved. Become a volunteer, supporter, candidate, or Host Organization. Visit for more info.

Anchor Class 6: Around the World in 21 Fellows!

Africa (8 Fellows)

Becky Nerima  Foluke Ojelabi   Gbenga Ogunjimi   Innocent Onah
Becky (Uganda)        Foluke (Nigeria)         Gbenga (Nigeria)        Innocent (Nigeria)
CORE Group               Population Action         Atlas Corps
                 UN Foundation
Lillian Sowande  Melat Tekletsadik   Takawira Kapikinyu   Yaw Adu-Gyamfi
Lillian (Nigeria)          Melat (Ethiopia)          Takawira (Zimbabwe)  Yaw (Ghana)
Global Fairness          Global Kids                  Refugees                      CentroNia

Europe (3 Fellows)

Alexandru Vasilcenco   Anna Kolesnichenko   Consuelo Lobato
Alexandru (Moldova)   Anna (Russia)             Consuelo (Spain)              
New York Needs You    International Centre      Fundacion Social                    
                                   for Missing and 
                                   Exploited Children

Latin America & the Caribbean (5 Fellows)

Andres Garcia Martinez Blanca Peña   Carolina Escobar   
Andres (Colombia)    Blanca (Mexico)         Carolina (Colombia)               
International Peace    CentroNia                     Partners of the                     
and Security Institute                                    Americas                                   

Daniela Tort Windy Previl
Daniela (Mexico)        Windy (Haiti) 
Susan G. Komen        American Jewish
for the Cure                World Service


Middle East & North Africa (3 Fellows)

May Kosba   Mirette Bahgat   Sally Salem 2
May (Egypt)                Mirette (Egypt)            Sally (Egypt)
National Conference    CIVIC Enterprises        Grameen Foundation
on Citizenship

South Asia (1 Fellow)

Sudeshna Mukherjee
Sudeshna (India)           
Global Giving

USA & Canada (1 Fellow)

Anita Wahi  
Anita (USA)
Corporacion Minuto
de Dios

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Apply to Host a Fellow
(In the United States & Colombia)

Are you looking for a dynamic and experienced professional to join your team?

Atlas Corps is now accepting letters of interest from organizations located in the United States and Bogota! Organizations apply to receive a full-time international, nonprofit leaders in their organization for 12 to 18 months.

For more information, visit

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Are you an experienced, nonprofit leader looking for an overseas opportunity in the United States or Colombia?

Atlas Corps is now accepting applications for individuals interested in serving as Atlas Corps Fellows. 

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See Highlights from Reunions in India to Birthdays in DC

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Alejandro and Shamila

Alejandro (Mexico) and Shamila (Pakistan) take a break from training for their birthday celebration. 


India Reunion

"Once a Fellow, always a Fellow..."
(l to r)  Scott (Atlas Corps CEO) enjoys an Indian Reunion with alumni Nilanjana, Vithika, and Richa.


Gamu and Meaghan

(l to r) As she nears the end of her experience,
Fellow Gamu (Zimbabwe) shows her appreciation
for her Local Ambassador, Meaghan.


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Washington, DC 20036
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