Youth Ambassadors Program

2018 Youth Ambassadors

The Youth Ambassadors Program is an initiative of social responsibility of the U.S. Embassy in Brazil, in partnership with public and private organizations. Among our key collaborators are the National Council of State Secretaries of Education – CONSED, a large network of U.S.-Brazil Binational Centers, as well as companies with clear commitment to corporate social responsibility: FedEx, MSD and IBM.

2015 Youth Ambassadors show their passports

About the Program

The selection process is very competitive, with applications coming from all over Brazil. The participants travel to the United States for a three-week program.

2015 Youth Ambassadors

How to Participate

The program targets Brazilian students who are examples in their communities – in terms of proven leadership, positive attitude, proven social consciousness, academic excellence, and English language ability.

Sponsor representatives of the Youth Ambassadors Program (Photo: U.S. Embassy)

Sponsors and Supporters

In Brazil, the program is implemented through partnership with the National Council of State Secretaries of Education – CONSED, a large network of U.S.-Brazil Binational Centers, as well as companies with clear commitment to corporate social responsibility.

2010 Youth Ambassadors at Yosemite Park. (Photo: U.S. Embassy Brasilia)

Partner Institutions

Partner institutions of the Youth Ambassadors Program include State Secretariats of Education and a wide network of binational centers throughout Brazil that participate actively in the selection process of the Youth Ambassadors, applying tests, interviewing candidates, etc…