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The 3rd EDVACAY Alumni Conference: Shaping the Future of Youth’s Democratic Leadership



We are delighted to extend a warm welcome to all esteemed alumni as we gather for the “The Next Decade of the EDVACAY Fellowship: Shaping the Future of Youth’s Democratic Leadership” Alumni Conference. This event holds a special place for us, as it brings together individuals like you who have been instrumental in the success and enduring impact of both the HIA Summer Fellowship and the EDVACAY Fellowship.

Reflecting on Achievements and Forging Ahead

This conference serves as a dynamic platform for collective reflection on the remarkable achievements, the encountered challenges, and the transformative influence of these Fellowships. However, it also propels us forward, into a new decade. It is here that we, together, envision the path that lies ahead and actively contribute to shaping the future of this program. A program that has played an indispensible role in propagating democratic values and nurturing the potential of emerging leaders.

Thought-Provoking Discussions and Networking Opportunities

Throughout the conference, we shall engage in stimulating discussions, immersive activities, and ample networking opportunities. Together, we shall embark on a journey to explore the evolving landscape of democracy, human rights, and youth activism. We shall delve deep into exploring ways in which the Fellowships can adapt and evolve to remain relevant in an ever-changing world.

A Purposeful Agenda

Our carefully designed agenda is crafted to foster profound conversations, ignite the spark of creative thinking, and inspire active participation from each one of you. We deeply value the insights, the wealth of expertise, and the diverse experiences that you bring to the table. We are convinced that your contributions will serve as a cornerstone in shaping the trajectory of these programs. During the course of this conference, we will together reflect on past achievements and invaluable lessons, discern emerging trends and challenges, and collectively envision the ideal Fellowships for the next decade.

A Collective Vision for the Future

As we move forward, our mission is clear – to explore strategies that will enhance these programs, amplify their impact, and empower even more young leaders to become catalysts for democratic change.

Active Engagement and Collaboration

We wholeheartedly invite you to actively participate, share your valuable perspectives, and collaborate closely with fellow alumni. Your unique insights, the rich tapestry of your backgrounds, and your unwavering commitment to democratic leadership will undoubtedly elevate our discussions and collectively shape our vision for the future.

Creating Lasting Connections

We aspire that this conference will not only ignite inspiration and empowerment but also cultivate lasting connections amongst alumni. Our aim is to create a vibrant community of changemakers, united in their dedication to advancing democracy and human rights. Thank you for embarking on this exciting journey with us. Together, let’s approach this conference with enthusiasm, open minds, and a shared commitment to making an enduring impact in the years to come.

Welcome to the “The Next Decade of the EDVACAY Fellowship: Shaping the Future of Youth’s Democratic Leadership” Alumni Conference!

The 3rd EDVACAY Alumni Conference is supported by: