The 3-day Youth Leadership Summit focuses on the core challenges encountered by youth leaders. Through a competitive screening process, YLS brings a diverse group of young delegates from around the world together with distinguished experts, innovators, and leaders in the public, private, and non-profit sectors for a journey of collective exploration, reflection, and networking. The summit features a mix of plenaries and panels on entrepreneurship, global citizenship, education and career, gender and leadership, politics, and innovation. Teambuilding activities and reflection sessions give delegates opportunities to deepen their understanding of effective, meaningful, and inclusive leadership. Eligible applicants are in college, university, or at the start of their career.

Components

Leadership Training

Leadership Training

Participants learn strategies to exercise leadership to address pressing local, national, and global challenges effectively.

Intergenerational Knowledge Sharing

Intergenerational Knowledge Sharing

The summit provides participants with the invaluable opportunity to interact with inspiring and distinguished experts and innovators from the private, public, and nonprofit sectors.

Networking

Networking

Participants gain access to a powerful global network of bright, accomplished, and visionary youth leaders.

Objectives

  • Create a common space for an inter-generational dialogue and knowledge sharing on pressing local, national, and global challenges
  • Facilitate leadership training for youth and enable them to make informed decisions about their career
  • Foster connections among youth determined to engage in courageous, compassionate, and competent leadership around the world
Summits

4 Summits

Participants

1307 Participants

Youth Leadership Summit 2016

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