“Together we must learn how to compose differences, not with arms, but with intellect and decent purpose.” – President Dwight D. Eisenhower

After completing their fellowship…

1 out of 4 Eisenhower Fellows organized citizen action
1 out of 2 led or participated in a civic engagement effort
3 out of 5 increased their impact on a public policy issue

Watch, listen or read more about our Fellows doing work to advance peace here:


Farzana Yaqoob (Pakistan ’16) is the founder of the Asia Policy Institute, and is now building peace based on trust.






Harvey Chang (Chinese Taipei ’02) is building bridges across troubled waters.  His journey inspired him to create the Cross-Straits Leadership Camp for the youth of China and Taiwan to foster friendship that would transcend political systems and historical burdens.See the source image






Chevaan Daniel (Sri Lanka ’17) is bringing humanitarian relief to the heart of the village through an initiative that addresses poverty and suffering in Sri Lanka.

Nathan Sivagananathan’s (Sri Lanka ’14) vision is to promote “One Sri Lanka”, a country that is not divided by religion or region, but that is united. He is working to heal a nation through hope and reconciliation.