Paragon is a leadership development program that identifies and connects exceptional youth from across the globe, all of whom have strong leadership potential and the drive to create a brighter and more prosperous future for all.

Talent is universal, but access to opportunity is not. Paragon aims to develop a powerful network of young leaders who will use their passion, brilliance and collaborative spirit to better society and create a more prosperous future.

Over a 3-week all-expense-paid residential program in Turkey in Mid-2021 (dates to be confirmed due to COVID), 40 of the world’s most passionate, committed and ambitious young thinkers and doers will learn from each other and various leaders in one of the world’s most historically significant locations. Paragon Fellows – all 15-17 year old – will learn how to think about the world’s most pressing solutions from multiple perspectives. Our hope is that this once-in-a-lifetime shared experience will unite them in working together to create sustainable solutions for a better future.

Join us as we build a network of future leaders for a brighter tomorrow

The benefits of

Learn from the past to plan for the future

Unlock a network for future collaboration

Join a community of like-minded problem solvers

Develop leadership confidence and realise your potential

Prepare for the future

Each young leader will recognize their capabilities and be challenged to commit to an ambitious personal goal for the year ahead.

Connect with like-minded problem solvers

Meet a group of brilliant young people from around the globe who are just as excited about changing the world as you are. Make friendships that will last a lifetime.

Get fresh perspectives on real-world issues, and share ideas to create sustainable solutions for the future.

Calling all parents, educators and mentors

Do you know a young leader who is bright, passionate and committed? They could be artistic or analytical, invested in topics like climate change, space travel, social injustices, poverty or any other of the world’s most pressing issues.

We need your help in identifying and supporting them.

Are you a leader for the 21st century?


If you are between the ages of 15 – 17 years old, and you are passionate about leading your generation to a brighter future, apply to become a Paragon Fellow today.


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