2017 - Hellas, Greece.
Our first trip – 2017 J. Luce Foundation Leadership Experience: Hellas – took place in June 2017 under the direction of Board member Georgia Nomikos and was an enormous success. Georgia is the C.E.O. of The Orpheus Luxury Collection. Georgia, Jim Luce, and videographer and Global Advisor Paul Sladkus chaperoned four Young Global Leaders: Tsewang “Keii” Lhamo, Israel Santana, Valentine Camaño, and Mathew Luce. See HuffPo piece and YouTube video.
2018 - Sulawesi, Indonesia & Santiago, Chile.
2018 J. Luce Foundation Leadership Experience: Sulawesi Indonesia – home of OIWW’s first orphanage – in conjunction with MAESA (Indonesian-American Society, coordinated by Global Advisor Jeffry Tendean). See Stewardship Report article and Youtube video.
In addition, J. Luce Foundation Young Global Leader Mathew Luce joined Breaking Walls in their seventh annual global Breaking Walls Boot Camp in Santiago Chile in July 2018. The boot camp consisted of community-building, creative writing, creation of a theater piece, peace maker training, and a culminating performance for a live audience.
2019 - Kingston, Jamaica.
2019 J. Luce Foundation Leadership Experience: Jamaica, in conjunction with the Caribbean Maritime University in Kingston and in cooperation with Marietta College and Global Advisor Dr. Geneive Brown Metzger of the American Caribbean Maritime Foundation (ACMF) will take place in June 2019. See Youtube promo video.
The J. Luce Leadership Experience is available only to J. Luce Foundation Leadership team members (Young Global Leaders, Global Advisors, Fellows, Scholars, Board Members, etc.).
The J. Luce Foundation Scholarship Fund supports leadership opportunities for our leadership team including the Young Global Leadership Initiative, Lions Club International, Toastmasters International, Landmark Worldwide, as well as our own Luce Scholars and Luce Experiences (2017 Hellas, 2018 Sulawesi).