Meet Luisa, Oli, Dave and Said! | February 2015 Newsletter

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Luisa, Oli, Dave and Said are some of the amazing members of WYA. Take a moment to meet them, and others, today. We’ll continue profiling our members and alumni as the year unfolds. If you’re not yet a member, sign the charter today!

This year, WYA turns 16. Our members are the reason for this – thank you. To celebrate with us, invite a friend or two to join WYA!

Join the Sweet 16 celebrations with us in March. The celebrations include our film festival (March 20-20), the Sweet 16 ball (March 21) followed by the International Solidarity Forum from the 22-26th March.

Read below to learn more about the activities and programs WYA is hosting around the world.

News highlights

Catch the Screening of Manhattan International Film Festival

The Manhattan International Film Festival (March 20th, 21st, & 25th), will screen the short films of 9 young directors, selected from a pool of over 50 international applicants.  These finalists represent countries including Taiwan, Philippines, Finland, Chile, and the United States. More details here.

International Solidarity Forum 2015: Health and Education – Keys to Development


The 12th International Solidarity Forum, an annual event of World Youth Alliance for its active members, will take place in New York from March 23-26, 2015. The deadline has passed for international applicants but US-based applicants and applicants who don’t need to apply for a US Visa may still submit until March 10. Click here for more details.

WYA ‘s 16th Birthday Party

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On March 21st, join us for our 16th Birthday Party for an evening full of dancing and celebration. Be treated to a performance by our WYA Chamber Orchestra; Celebrate with us the awarding of the Kathryn Hoomkwap Award to WYA Director of Development, Maria Grizzetti; and also catch the announcement of the Manhattan Film Festival Winners! Purchase your tickets now.


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