A pioneer in values-based global leadership development.

Legacy International equips emerging leaders to transform their values and vision into sustainable success.

Since 1979, Legacy International has developed a deep expertise in how to effectively train, communicate with, and mentor community leaders, youth, professionals, governmental officials, and non-governmental administrators across a wide-range of global and cultural settings, helping them to develop and implement practical, values-driven, successful solutions. 

Our  staff and networked leaders deliver state-of-the-art training programs:

  • Professional development
  • Cross-cultural and diversity training
  • STEM training
  • Peace Education
  • Civil Society Engagement
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Environment Stewardship

We offer:

#1:  Training & certification programs. 

#2: Community–based leadership development experiences. 

#3: Training of trainers programs. 

#4: Professional consultation services. 

#5: People to people exchanges on specific themes  with a travel & study tour components. 

#6: Online collaborative project planning platforms, webinars, & video conferencing 


Founded in 1979, Legacy has provided successful project activities and responsible fiscal management with full reporting compliance for more than $30 million in U.S. Department of State  and other federal funds.


Our Values:  

At Legacy International, we celebrate the inherent goodness that motivates and unites people to do good works and improve the lives of others.  We exist to serve, train and empower others. We strive to create a new, inspiring perspective on life. All life, all existence is interconnected. As  stewards of this planet and its inhabitants we co-create sustainable impact.  Today, and every day at Legacy International, is about gaining perspective and applying practical ways to address needs  globally, locally and in ourselves. By seeing through the eyes of others, listening to and feeling the hopes of our fellow human beings, we can spark breakthrough ideas and  creative approaches.  


With over 40 years experience, each year brings the opportunity and honor to work with a network of dedicated individuals around the globe who share our vision and join with us to turn challenges into opportunities for good. Our work is based on transforming ideas (idealism) into practical action: Practical Idealism. 

  • We acknowledge the power of aligning one’s values with one’s vision.
  • We demonstrate how  technological know-how (or STEM innovations) enhances the efficacy of all projects .
  • We recognize the constructive and stabilizing role that rule of law and informed and motivated citizen participation plays in a community’s success.
  • We offer comprehensive strategies to develop and implement solutions to social, cultural and environmental issues.
  • We support leadership that is accountable, ethical, and in service to others.
  •  Create the environment for continued positive movement. We follow through after programs; offering organizations and individuals a progressive array of services and specialized support as they face new obstacles and achieve new successes.