Yale International Leadership Programs (YILP) at the Office of International Affairs (OIA) offers a suite of programs on important topics and trends for professionals, experts, and life-long learners from around the world.

Through direct contact with leaders in their fields, participants enhance skills, broaden networks, and deepen their thinking on the latest global issues and challenges.

YILP further strengthens Yale’s position as a leading global university that is inspiring the minds that inspire the world.

Benefits of our programs

  • Learn from distinguished Yale faculty and other leading experts worldwide
  • Introduces you to an international network of peers 
  • Expand your subject matter expertise
  • Advance your leadership skills and learn how to apply them
  • Foster new ways to think about our complex world and your place in it

Faculty and Experts

Yale faculty from all across the university offer cutting-edge analysis, highlight global trends, and lead discussions that open up new ways of thinking about our complicated world and your place in it.

Yale’s leadership programs primarily draw on the expertise and experience of the University’s more than 3,200 distinguished faculty members, a large number of whom are leaders in their disciplines.  Yale has faculty in the more than eighty fields of the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences, as well as in professions ranging from law and management to environmental studies and medicine. We also draw on our distinguished alumni and guest speakers who are prominent in their fields.

Programs TEAM

We offer open-enrollment programs and custom programs for partner organizations. If you are an individual looking to expand your horizons or take your career to the next level, check out our open-enrollment programs. If you are an organization or a company that wishes to work with us to design a customized program for your employees or for a specific group of people, please contact us today.

   Edward Wittenstein  ,  Director of International Relations & Leadership Programs  

Edward WittensteinDirector of International Relations & Leadership Programs 

   Leslie Powell  ,  Associate Director for Leadership Programs and Europe

Leslie PowellAssociate Director for Leadership Programs and Europe

   Daniela Czerwinski  ,  Associate Director for Program Development and Marketing

Daniela CzerwinskiAssociate Director for Program Development and Marketing