SILICON SLOPES, UT — Soar, an AI-powered platform that helps individuals discover their strengths, announced a partnership with the Nelson-Mandela Fellowship to introduce strengths-based leadership to 700 young african leaders.
The move comes under the direction of Bridgette [last name], [position] at the U.S. State Department, who first heard about StrengthsFinder in 2015 when Paul Allen, founder of Soar.com and former founder of Ancestry.com, gave a speech on the topic. After that, [last name] invited Allen to speak in Jan 2018 to the team running the Mandela Washington Fellowship.
“I’ve been blown away at the power of StrengthsFinder since I first heard Paul speak about it,” said [last name]. “Since then, I’ve seen the principles in action, and I can’t wait for everyone in this program to put the principles to use in their lives and in their work. I believe it will make a monumental difference in the future of the program.”
The fellowship partners with 28 universities that do leadership training to ensure widespread positive results across a range of countries. Soar.com has created leadership curriculum, coupled with an activity book via an education partner name IREX, a company that continues to be on the cutting edge of educational technology.
“We’ve been elated with the results we’ve seen so far from the Nelson-Mandela Fellowship,” says Paul Allen. “They’re an impressive, results-oriented organization, whose mission fits perfectly with Soar.com, and we can’t wait to see the good we can do together.”
The partnership starts on ______ and training will continually run from then into the foreseeable future. “I believe that StrengthsFinder is just the thing this program needs to take the fellowship to the next level,” says [last name].