Addressing the 2,700 high school finalists of the Social Wolves project, Ambassador Mosbacher congratulated the students for their achievement and success while encouraging them to “keep moving forward and keep achieving because you are all the next generation of leaders in Poland”. Citing her own experience of overcoming challenges, Ambassador Mosbacher motivated the students to believe in themselves and to be proud of their accomplishments.
Prior to her remarks, Ambassador Mosbacher stopped by the U.S. Embassy education and exchange booth to meet with FLEX, Fulbright, EducationUSA and Consular representatives who were on hand for the day passing out information about studying in the U.S. and opportunities available for Polish youth to get engaged in Embassy initiatives.
Now in its fifth edition, Social Wolves is an educational platform that offers Polish youth a cost-free opportunity to develop skills of the future such as teamwork, communication and leadership using a social project approach. Students are able to create their own social action project to develop skills and capabilities for future success. The program also includes free online courses on marketing, IT and team building as well as mentoring opportunities with corporate sponsors such as Coca Cola, Google and other partners such as the Polish American Freedom Foundation. Since its inception the program has reached over 20,000 participants and impacted the lives of 8 million people in Poland.