In 2014, Lawrence, founder of Springboard, was selected as one of the 500 Washington Fellows for Young African Leaders, a President Obama initiative to train young Africans in Business, Public and Civic sectors.
During his fellowship in the U.S, Lawrence had the opportunity to:
- Interact with President Obama at a Presidential Summit in Washington, D.C.;
- Participate in a 6-week intensive Entrepreneurship and leadership program at Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois; and
- Meet with U.S. government, civic, and business leaders.
For further details about this fellowship programme, please check, https://youngafricanleaders.state.gov/washington-fellowship/