Envision an Inspired Future
Spend ten amazing days in Washington, DC and New York City that will put you on the path to becoming a change agent. Join other high school students from around the country and world for this extraordinary opportunity to learn from and interact with subject matter experts, gain invaluable hands-on experience, and be empowered to fully realize the power of your potential.
About the Global Young Leaders Conference
World Experiences for 21st Century Leaders
Set yourself apart in today’s globally competitive world. At the Global Young Leaders Conference (GYLC), you will be inspired to expand your horizons and explore your future on a whole new level as you work among your peers, interact with respected global issues experts, and gain a fresh, new global perspective.
This 10-day leadership journey provides an out-of-classroom learning experience and rigorous curriculum that equips students from across the United States and more than 145 countries with the confidence, independence, skills, and global competitiveness required of the next generation of future leaders.
Since 1985, the Global Young Leaders Conference has helped motivated students to fully explore cultural differences, gain firsthand exposure to the challenges of international diplomacy, build confidence, and enhance decision-making skills in an atmosphere of mutual respect.
By completing this program, you are eligible to receive college credit from George Mason University.