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18 04, 2019

Alumni Spotlight: Liesel Stanhope

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Liesel Stanhope is our second alumni spotlight for April; a graduate of Chamblee High School (1998), of Duke University (2002), and of American University Washington College of Law (2011). She previously served in the U.S. Navy as a Surface Warfare Officer (Nuke) in Japan for five years and is currently a practicing attorney. Liesel is

5 04, 2019

Alumni Spotlight: Tavari Turner

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Tavari Turner, our first alumni spotlight for April, is the Director of Grants and Special Initiatives at Boys & Girls Clubs of Chattahoochee Valley. Tavari serves on the inaugural 21CL Junior Board of Directors and says that serving there will be a great first step for him to giving back to an organization that provided

21 03, 2019

Alumni Spotlight: Akul Munjal

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Our second spotlight for the month of March is Akul Munjal, a second year medical student at Medical College of Georgia-Augusta University and graduate of Riverwood International Charter School (2014) and of Georgia Regents University (2017). Akul says that he gained a lot from 21st Century Leaders and he opted to serve on the inaugural

20 03, 2019

21st Century Leaders Receives Commendation from State of Georgia

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Founding Executive Director receives honor for 29 years of service to Georgia’s High School Students (March 2019) Atlanta, Georgia - 21st Century Leaders is proud and honored to receive a 2019 Commendation from the State of Georgia from former Governor, Nathan Deal to recognize the organization's 30th year history and specifically recognize the retirement

7 03, 2019

Alumni Spotlight: Brandi Harrison

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Brandi Harrison, is the Senior Manager of Production Operations and Crewing at Turner, a graduate of H.V. Jenkins High School (1997) and of Brenau University (2001). She is an alumna of 21st Century Leaders and now serves as chairperson of the 21CL Junior Board of Directors. At the Georgia Youth Leadership Awards (GYLA 2019) event

21 02, 2019

Alumni Spotlight: Delaney Strunk

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Our second spotlight for the month of February is Delaney Strunk, a graduate of Roswell High School (2013) and of Georgia State University (2017). She works for CNN as an Associate Producer on the Mobile Programming team at CNN. Delaney participated in the Turner Voices Youth Media Institute in 2012 and says that nothing prepared

7 02, 2019

Alumni Spotlight: Caleb Britt

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Caleb Britt is our first spotlight for the month of February! A graduate of Shorter University (2017) and of Newnan High School (2013), he currently works as Market Coordinator & Digital Content Producer at Serenbe. Caleb says that 21st Century Leaders inspired him to be an organized person who stands out and goes an extra

24 01, 2019

21st Century Leaders Announces Winners of the 2019 Georgia Youth Leadership Awards

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Top 21 High School Students Selected for Outstanding Leadership FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (January 24, 2019) Atlanta, GA – 21st Century Leaders, a Georgia-based non-profit youth leadership and talent development program, announces the top 21 youth leaders selected for its annual Georgia Youth Leadership Awards, presented by Turner, to be held on Saturday, March 2,

17 01, 2019

Alumni Spotlight: Ryan Jackson

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Our second alumni spotlight for the month of January is Ryan Jackson who is a student at Howard University and a graduate of Wheeler High School's Wheeler Center for Advanced Studies (2016). During the summer of 2018 she worked as an Investment Banking Analyst for Goldman Sachs. Ryan says that 21CL encouraged and developed her drive