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International Young Leaders Assembly (IYLA)

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The International Young Leaders Assembly (IYLA) hosts university students, young professionals,and globally significant leaders at annually held interactive programs in the U.S. and abroad. Delegates acquire first-hand experience in leadership, join a lasting global leadership network and build a platform to tackle current critical issues.

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Irene Ishengoma speaks during the 2018 IYLA
It’s not about getting money or being paid a salary. It’s about you being able to offer your service to your community. —Irene Ishengoma, Tanzania
Published on 26/09/2018
“I learned that anybody can be a leader, in fact we all have it in us to be leaders. But leadership remains a choice. One has to decide and work towards becoming a leader. Leadership can be learned and should be learned.”  —Milca Kusonika (United Kingdom)
Published on 25/09/2018
Every year, thousands of young people from across the United States and the world convene in Washington D.C. and New York City for the annual International Young Leaders Assembly (IYLA).
Published on 30/08/2018

Project Details

Mission: The International Young Leaders Assembly (IYLA) is a partnership-driven leadership development program that empowers young leaders to positively impact their communities, nations, and the world. IYLA hosts university students, young professionals,and globally significant leaders at annually held interactive programs in the U.S. and abroad. Delegates acquire first-hand experience in leadership, join a lasting global leadership network and build a platform to tackle current critical issues.

 

Approach: Delegates acquire first-hand experience in leadership, join a lasting global leadership network and build a platform to tackle current critical issues.

 

Accomplishments: The IYLA has been held in significant cities around the world such as New York, the host city of the United Nations Headquarters, Washington D.C., home of the World Bank and the U.S. Capital,  and Kuala Lumpur, the economic hub of the religiously and ethnically diverse ASEAN region.  IYLA has empowered over 6800 young professionals and student leaders from over 120 countries.