The Embassy of the United States in Peru invites young Peruvian entrepreneurs to participate in the Young Leaders of the Americas (YLAI) 2024 Program.
This program will have a virtual component before traveling to the United States. Once finished, there will be a four-week trip to various cities in the United States, where participants will work hand in hand with leading organizations/companies in their sector and learn different professional skills and abilities. Travel expenses will be fully covered by the United States Government.
• Be between 25 to 35 from/until January 01, 2024.
• Be a Peruvian citizen and resident.
• Be eligible to receive a US J-1 visa.
• Demonstrate record of growth of your business or social enterprise for at least two years. The business/entrepreneurship must be based in Peru.
• Not be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.
• Master the English language (written and spoken).
• Be available to travel to the United States in March and April 2024.
Applications are open until February 15, 2023, at 11:59 pm (Peruvian time).
If you meet the requirements, click the following link Sign In » Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative Online Application System (irex.org) and complete the application form.
If you have additional questions, please send an email to AnguloA@state.gov