Many of the speakers' statements included in this website attest to the fact that students can help develop leadership skills by studying abroad. In fact, the speakers list "developing leadership skills" as one of the main reasons a student should study abroad.

In this section, you may choose to view speakers' statements relating to the topic of "developing leadership skills". Speakers address how their own study abroad experiences helped them develop leadership skills, and/or how study abroad in general can help other students develop leadership skills.

Statements addressing leadership skills can be viewed according to one of the three following perspectives:

All statements
General statements
About U.S. students studying abroad
About international students studying in the U.S.