WYA Members Selected for the 2017 Global Youth Trends Forum

October 4, 2017 – WYA members from the Philippines and the United States have been chosen to participate in the 2017 Global Youth Trends Forum-Youth Initiatives for Sustainable Development from October 24-31, 2017 in Taiwan. WYA members were selected through a nomination process based on their active involvement in their regional offices.

The event, organized by the Youth Development Administration of Taiwan, will bring about 200 delegates from 15 countries from Asia, Europe, North America and South America. 

The weeklong program will include cultural exchange, workshops, and plenary lectures. The delegation from the Philippines will be presenting on the topic of Developing civic competence that promotes justice and active participation while the United States delegation will present based on the topic of Good habits to help the earth (Green consumption).


WYA North America Delegates (the United States of America)

Lord Leomer Pomperada, New York (Chief Delegate)

Sophia Harne, New Hampshire

Dominic Mangino, North Dakota

Xiomara Munoz, New Jersey

Danielle Schmalz, New York

Miriam Torres, New Hampshire


WYA Asia Pacific Delegates (the Philippines)

Mary Imbong, Manila (Chief Delegate)

Ana Mariela Gonzales, Iloilo

Kleine Abrugena, Manila

Maria Katrina Mendoza Flores, Iloilo

Miko Superable, Manila

Rejean Darroca, Iloilo

Rigel Almonte, Iloilo

Rogin Christ Eribal, Zamboanga


WYA wishes you thank the Government of Taiwan (ROC) Ministry of Education-Youth Development Administration for their invitation.