North America Emerging Leaders Conference
October 28-31 New York, NY

With the world’s population predicted to reach 7 billion by the end of October, the World Youth Alliance believes this is cause for celebration. Human capital is the world’s most important resource and members of North America are invited to participate in this weekend conference extravaganza. Please join us for any one or all of these free events!

Friday October 28, 2011
Welcome to WYA Evening Social
8:00pm Location TBD
Come and help us kick-off the conference weekend by joining us for an informal evening social
where WYA staff and interns will be available to answer questions

Saturday October 29, 2011
Population and Economics: Investing in the Human Person
10am-5pm WYA Headquarters

Training on WYA’s key advocacy issues for 2011-2012 with presentations by Anna Halpine, WYA CEO and founder, Vincenzina Santoro, international economist, and others


Concert Performance by WYA Chamber Orchestra
7:30pm WYA Headquarters
Come and enjoy this ensemble of young musicians (ages 10-17) from The Juilliard School and Manhattan School of Music

Sunday October 30, 2011
The WYA Race around Roosevelt Island
5k Run & Free Kids Fun Run 150 Meters
Race start time: 10:00am
Come participate in WYA’s inaugural 5k race or FREE kids run with incredible views of the Manhattan skyline. Cool down (or warm up) with food and beverages at the finish line. Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 finishers, male and female. All participants will receive t- shirt with race registration.

For advance race registration, visit the WYA website.

Monday October 31, 2011
Evening Public Lecture on Population and Economics
6:30pm Location TBD

Birthday Party and Celebration for Baby 7 Billion
8:00pm WYA Headquarters

To register for any of the events above please email Emily Matich at emilym@wya.net