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November 2019

WYA NA Emerging Leader’s Conference (ELC)

November 23, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
WYA Headquarters, 228 East 71st ST
New York, NY 10021 United States
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Free

WYA NA's 2019 Emerging Leaders Conferences (ELCs) will explore the theme good governance.  It will present how good governance practices unfold when the value of human dignity always remains at the center.  The ELC aims to provide a person-centered lens through which one can clearly analyze and effectively respond to governance issues. The ELC is a great opportunity to equip yourself with knowledge and to meet other young people who also believe in the value of human dignity.  We hope you will…

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May 2020

Drinks and Discussion: Zoom Edition (Part 1)

May 30, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Online

For some time now political theorists, particularly those considered to be on the right, have recognized two kinds of freedom. The first, coming from antiquity and continuing through Christianity, is freedom-for one's end. The second, coming out of strands of enlightenment thought is freedom-from limitation and restriction. For the first Drinks and Discussion of the year, we will be discussing George Weigel's article entitled "A Better Concept of Freedom." Our discussion will concern not only the two kinds of freedom,…

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June 2020

Drinks and Discussion: Zoom Edition (Part 2)

June 4, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Online

WYA first came to be amidst the ongoing policy struggle overpopulation control at the level of international law and policy. The proponents of population control have made great strides in using international policies and institutions to enforce their own agenda. Populations control opponents meanwhile hope to reclaim the human rights projects from the forces the hijacked it. For the second Drinks and Discussion of the year, we will be discussing William McGurn's article entitled "Population and the Wealth of Nations."…

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July 2020

Solidarity Amidst Crisis Virtual Workshop

July 11, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online

Over the past few months, the United States has been struggling with a series of crises: the coronavirus pandemic, along with reports of violence, brutality, and unjust deaths, have provoked conversation regarding racial and other forms of discrimination, as well as civil unrest. The US experience has reverberated globally, and young people around the world are looking for answers. Surrounded by so many competing messages and voices, how can we uphold human dignity and solidarity in the face of these…

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August 2020

Drinks and Discussion: Online Edition

August 7, 2020 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Online

Friends, Please join us this Friday, August 7th at 5:15 pm EDT for an online edition of Drinks and Discussion! We will be discussing Josef Pieper's "Work, Spare Time, and Leisure" over refreshing beverages. Please register in advance for more info and drink recommendations!     SOLD OUT  

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Drinks and Discussion: Online Edition

August 28, 2020 @ 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm
Online
Free

Friends, Please join us this Friday, August 28th at 5:15 pm EDT for an online edition of Drinks and Discussion. We will be discussing an article on human rights by Mary Ann Glendon and Seth Kaplan... over refreshing beverages, of course! You can find the reading at firstthings.com. Please register in advance for more info and drink recommendations.     Register now!     [googleapps domain="docs" dir="forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc8CQOdAIsTlQ58E0dQRQRw_5PTkbmZpR5CVgaNY_BLSVYtxQ/viewform" query="usp=sf_link" width="640" height="2363" /]     Having problems registering on this page? Here's…

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September 2020

Human Dignity Curriculum (HDC) Open House

September 19, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Online
Free

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October 2020

Leadership Workshop

October 23, 2020 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 am
Online
Free

This session will guide participants in identifying the skills required for effective leadership. Through a series of pre-reading, discussions and in-session activities, participants will explore the concept of transformative leadership, different leadership styles, and the importance of building relationships as a leader. As WYA chapter leaders, you will learn to discover the sources of power you can tap into based on different cultural and business contexts.   30 slots available. Open to all WYA Chapter and National Committee leaders.  …

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November 2020

Persuasive Speech Workshop

November 6, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Online
Free

In this session, participants will explore how to speak authentically and confidently to different audiences - as an example: How would you communicate your green energy business to the local member of parliament vs potential investors? Through a series of activities, participants will discuss effective communication skills - e.g. non-verbal communication, active listening - that would be transformative to their daily interactions.   30 slots available. Open to all WYA Members around the world.   Registration opens: October 16, 2020…

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Decision Matrix Workshop

November 20, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Online
Free

Facing important decisions often feels like staring into an abyss: the possibilities are vast, it is hard to know where to start looking, what is more important, how the different options presented compare to one another. A decision matrix is a mental tool that helps individuals and organizations make better decisions by going beyond simple pros and cons arithmetic to systematically bring in and keep present relevant information, and aggregate all this information in a manageable form that one can…

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