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How WYA Encourages Future Young Leaders

Between the 22nd and 26th of May 2019, WYA Europe collaborated with WYA Portugal in organising an Erasmus + project called Young Leaders for Tomorrow where I participated as an intern in the

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WYA Africa: Taking a Bow

It's Friday May 31, 2019 and I notice my name on the 'Article Writing Schedule'. I am due to submit a blog by June 3, 2019; my last as a staff serving World Youth Alliance Africa. I realise I have

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Thoughts on Fashion

Fashion has become deemed as art. Whether or not some may agree, fashion has shaped culture (and vice versa) to become a powerful medium of self-expression. What is born out of it is a reflection of

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Thank YOU for 20 (and beyond!)

In celebration of our 20th year last March, WYA was able to close out our 20k Matching Campaign by raising over $64,000! This would not be possible without the outpouring generosity of our members,

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WYA Releases New Declaration on Good Governance and Human Flourishing

March 25-28, 2019 NEW YORK CITY - World Youth Alliance recently concluded its 16th International Solidarity Forum on Good Governance and Human Flourishing at the World Youth Alliance and United

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Thank YOU for 20 (and Beyond)!

In celebration of our 20th year last March, WYA was able to close out our 20k Matching Campaign by raising over $64,000! This would not be possible without the outpouring generosity of our

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Finding My “Why”

In his book ‘Man’s Search for Meaning’, Victor Frankl writes that those who have a ‘why’ to live, can bear with almost any ‘how’. Words that have been existentially therapeutic to me, in

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How did WYA turn global?

The World Youth Alliance marks its 20th year in New York City by honoring the people who started it all. The Kathryn Hoomkwap Award was presented to the twelve founding directors who established the

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I Saw Children Change the World

I have always wondered how our lives would make better sense if we strive to really understand who we are meant to be. But it was not until I reached my mid-twenties that I discovered what it really

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WYA Community Celebrates the Big 20

The World Youth Alliance celebrated its 20th year in the company of its valuable staff, members, and alumni on the tail end of March. The grand birthday weekend comprised of a special film screening,

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