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Final Call: Submit to the Manhattan International Film Festival

Heads up aspiring and professional filmmakers! Only less than a month to go before the deadline for the Manhattan International Film Festival. Don’t miss the chance to feature your film in New York by submitting before Oct. 31st!

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WYA North America Welcomes New Regional Director

We warmly welcome Julia Kenney, our new Regional Director for the WYA North America. Read on to learn more about her and her exciting vision for the region!

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6 Reasons to Participate in the International Solidarity Forum (Part II)

In this 3-part series, we share the top reasons given by our alumni on why every WYA member should experience the International Solidarity Forum.

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The Human Dignity Curriculum Shines at the UN General Assembly

Watch as WYA President Lord Leomer Pomperada talks about WYA’s work in helping teach the dignity of the human person to 1 million young people worldwide. Learn more about the Human Dignity Curriculum here.

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Opportunity for WYA Members: $10,000 Scholarship to Minerva

Minerva is an unprecedented, global university program that prepares future leaders who will serve their community and world. Minerva students live and learn in seven world cities (San Francisco, Berlin, Buenos Aires, and more) during their four years, studying in small, interactive seminars. Minerva is offering one $10,000 need-based scholarship for a qualified WYA student to join the Class of 2023. Applications are free and the Early Action deadline is November 1, 2018.

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Upcoming Events

October 26: Emerging Leaders Conference | St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, Philadelphia

Nov. 14-16: Africa Emerging Leaders Conference | Strathmore University, Kenya

Nov. 24-28: Europe Emerging Leaders Conference | European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium

Dec. 1-8: Furaha Camp | Eagles Point Camp, Kenya

Dec. 6-7: North America Emerging Leaders Conference | Harvard University, Boston MA

Dec. 15: WYA Africa End of Year Barbecue | Nairobi, Kenya


WYA Around the World


WYA Africa attends 1st Law Conference at Kabarak University

WYAA speaks at the KCPF Linda Uhai Ambassadors Training

Asia Pacific

WYAAP presented with Magnus Virtus Award at the 7th PITYLC


International WYA Conference in Vienna: MEET – European Media and Advocacy Academy

WYA Spain Holds CTP Training in Madrid




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