Learn More About the OPI

One of the most common questions we get each year is about language proficiency and eligibility for Lauder’s five regional Programs of Concentration (Africa, East and Southeast Asia, Europe, Latin America, and South Asia, the Middle East and North Africa) and the Global program. As we look towards the admissions for this year, we wanted…

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Africa Program Blog: Human Capital and Financing

How African Private Sector is Addressing Obstacles to Growth “Welcome to our conference room,” Steve Beck said, beckoning to couches on the patio of his house-cum-office in Nairobi’s Karen suburb. “The heaters aren’t working at the moment, but would anyone like a Masaai blanket?” Looking out over his backyard, we got the sense this would…

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Language Immersion in Colombia

A wise Colombian tour guide one said that to speak more than one language is to physically divide oneself in two — and to experience the world as two separate beings. During our time in Cartagena this summer, I couldn’t help but think of the city as having a split personality of its own: so…

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