This summer iLIVE2LEAD will be busy working with young women in three distinct parts of the world!
WASHINGTON, D.C., USA
From June 16 to 19th, iLive2Lead is partnering with the United Nations Foundation to host a young women’s leadership summit in Washington, DC. iL2L will provide the intensive leadership training for 200 young women from around the United States and give them the skills to develop their own projects in their home communities. The training will also include the development of advocacy skills, and the participants will spend a day on Capitol Hill meeting with members of Congress to advocate for a girls’ rights bill presently before the U.S. Congress. They will attend a lunch in the Capitol where they will meet with high-level women in the fields of diplomacy, academia, and business. Throughout the summit, mentors will be working with the participants, and other inspiring role models will provide additional training.
From July 13 to 18th , ILIVE2LEAD is partnering with the government of Mexico to host the iLIVE2LEAD Mexican Summit. Participants will be housed at the Universidad de Las Americas in the historic city of Puebla, Mexico.
An exceptional group of young people from around the world and from Mexico and Central America will participate in a week of skills training that will prepare them to lead an entrepreneurial project of their own design in their home communities.
From August 1 to 6th, the iLIVE2LEAD International Youth Leadership Summit on the Environment will be in NIngxia, China. iLIVE2LEAD is partnering with the National Center for Climate Change Strategy and International Cooperation, (NCCSC), of the Chinese government to make this program possible and for the third year in a row enable young people to address one of the most pressing issues of our times: Climate Change.
Participants will now become part of an exceptional group of young people from around the world, who will meet with Chinese youth and work together to explore and develop leadership skills and how to utilize these skills to address climate change in their nations.
The program will be held in the Chinese province of Ningxia. The focus of the program will be to study the impact of climate change on the agricultural development of rural areas and learn about adaptive measures that China is taking to improve these changes. During the program, participants will visit the villages of Yangliu, Kaiyuan, Juhuatia, Mayuan and Pingle in rural Ningxia province. They will also learn the roles that government, private enterprise, research, and NGOs play in addressing climate change. During the program, the CCTV will be making a film about the program to share with youth throughout China.