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WYA Opens New Subregional Office for Southeast Europe (SEE)

At the beginning of 2019, WYA has officially established a new Office for Southeast Europe. The Office will coordinate WYA National Chapters in 16 European countries, and will be located in Zagreb, Croatia. Are you a young person based in Southeast Europe? Are you looking for opportunities to change the world? Learn more about how you can connect with them by reading the full article. Read More!


Take Courage: Celebrate With Us As We Turn 20!

Can you believe it? We’re celebrating two decades of defending the dignity of the human person this March. This would not be possible without great members like you who have taken COURAGE! Purchase your tickets below and enjoy a special discount if you’re a WYA Member.

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WYA North America Welcomes New Director of Operations, Ethan Mack

WYA is happy to welcome Ethan Mack, our new Regional Director of Operations for WYA North America. Help us welcome him by learning more about our new director in this short feature.

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Finalists for the 2019 Manhattan International Film Festival Announced

This year, young filmmakers from Mexico, the Philippines, the United States, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom were chosen as the top ten qualifiers for the 7th Manhattan International Film Festival (MIFF). Read on to find out which films made it to this year’s roster of finalists.

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ISF Speaker Spotlight: Dr. Paolo Carozza

As we countdown to this year’s International Solidarity Forum, we revisit a talk shared by Dr. Paolo Carozza on “Human Dignity as a Foundation for Human Rights” back in 2009. Don’t miss the chance to learn directly from experts like him. Apply here before applications close on Feb 22, 2019 for delegates who will require a US visa.

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$10,000 Scholarship Opportunity for WYA Members

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 March 15, 2019.

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Upcoming Events

February 28: Dignity Forum with JKUAT Karen Law School | Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya

March 15: Asia Pacific Emerging Leaders Conference | University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City

March 16: Africa Barbecue Fun Day | Cara House Gardens, Kenya

March 25: Manhattan International Film Festival  | WYA Headquarters, New York

March 25-28: International Solidarity Forum | WYA and UN Headquarters, New York

March 30: WYA 20th Birthday Gala Lotos Club, New York


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