Global Leadership Youth Program
Calling all 8th through 12th graders! Are you looking for leadership credentials and experience that you can add to your college applications? Are you tired of routine online learning, and looking for a truly interactive virtual experience? Are you interested in connecting with other students, while learning about our world? Check out the Global Leadership Youth Program.
The Global Leadership Youth Program is an innovative online global education enrichment program for students entering Grades 8 – 12 in the U.S. and abroad. The program will take place online in week-long modules, Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM to 11:45 AM PDT June 28 – August 6. Register for individual modules or the full sequence.
Module dates and topics include:
- June 28 – July 2; Global Pride: Advocating for LGBTQ+ Rights
- July 5 – 9; “Of the People”?: Democracy in Danger
- July 19 – 23; There Is No Planet B: Accelerating Climate Action
- August 2 – 6; Outside the Box: Design Thinking for Social Global Innovation
Students will participate in interactive diplomacy simulations, discussions with guest speakers, collaborative deep-dive projects with other students, and fun cultural enrichment opportunities. At the conclusion of each week, students will come away with a nuanced understanding of a timely, global topic as well as a Certificate of Excellence in Global Leadership.
Sponsorships are available! The San Diego Diplomacy Council is delighted to offer sponsorships for students to attend this program who could benefit from financial assistance or who identify as underserved or underrepresented in their community. We invite all students who would benefit from receiving a sponsorship to apply on the registration page.