Institutes for Natural Resource Managers (INRM)


The East-West Center, in partnership with the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and U.S. President's Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative, is developing a vibrant network of young leaders dedicated and equipped to create innovative and positive solutions for 21st century environmental challenges. Global participants gain leadership skills through the Institute's experiential learning methods and collaboration with U.S. leaders in government, business, research and civil society. Institutes begin in Honolulu, Hawaii and have included field studies to Maui and the Big Island of Hawaii; San Francisco Bay Area and Yosemite National Park, California; Boulder, Colorado; and Washington, D.C.

To see current and past curriculum, participant profiles, and home-country action plans
EWC Institutes for Natural Resource Managers YSEALI website

The East-West Center is hosting a series of events for young entrepreneurs. Impact XL 2018 was held at Inle Lake, Myanmar and Impact eXL 2019 will be from March 24-28 in Bali, Indonesia. An Impact XL Lab Exchange at Inle Lake from March 17-21, 2019 will bring together alumni founders of innovation labs. All Impact XL events are funded by the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative.


Ms. Christina Monroe
Leadership Program Senior Manager
East-West Center
Tel. (808) 944-7645