The LIFE program, implemented by The Baton Rouge Chapter in 2009, is designed to attract and recruit minority high school students, grades 10 and 11, ages 15 -17, interested in pursuing college degrees. The program is being introduced nationwide through the 272 LINK Chapters in conjunction with local high schools and universities in their respective cities.
The goal is to create a future job pool of young minority students focused on careers in international business and foreign services. The objective is to fill a major void in minority representation in the international business arena and foreign service appointments. This is vital for future generations. Often minority students are not aware of the options available globally and as a result, limit their scope of choice in pursuing career goals through higher education.
The LIFE Program aims to: