Young Scholars For Global Impact
What's the program about?
A unique social leadership and mentoring program to foster 21st century skills and be future changemakers. It provides students with learning opportunities to build skills beyond academic boundaries.
Students will research, brainstorm and present. their opinions on global issues. A great opportunity for students to develop reasoning, critical thinking and social emotional skills alongside enhancing their knowledge/ learning skills.
To be able to brainstorm and make presentations on global issues. To increase knowledge on current affairs
To enhance self worth by identifying personal strengths and working in a non-competitive environment.
To learn how to worksuccessfully in a team and use individual strengths to make maximum impact.
To enhance self-awareness and management. To foster empathy and looking at ideas from other's perspectives.
To develop independent thinking and make logical connections between ideas.
To develop confidence by making frequent presentations and debates by putting forward their point of views.
To advance creative skills and apply design thinking principles to problem solve or represent one's ideas.
To learn leadership skills by planning campaigns and organizing social impact events.
The YSGI aspires to nurture Leaders of tomorrow
"It really boils down to this: that all life is interrelated. We are all caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied up in single garment of destiny. Whatever effects one directly, affects all indirectly." -- Martin Luther King
Elaborate on a central monthly theme
Communication tools that can be demonstrations, presentations, artwork or creative writing.
Run a social awareness campaign
Students will plan and lead a social awareness campaign in groups both on social media and organizing live events.
The year finale is through a presentation/ talk by students on a global cause as endorsed by the United Nations Global Sustainable Goals.