Take an active role in developing important conversations on leadership. 

Who are the Young Leaders?

The Young Leaders (YL) are World Affairs Council members are under age 35 who are interested in becoming more globally aware and connected.  ​Thus, our goal is to offer:

  • Career development for diverse professionals working in fields including business, media, law, non-profit, education, and government

  • Structured format for dialogue about international issues

  • Deeper interaction among various ethnic and professional groups

Why Young Leaders?
  • ​Network with peers and senior executives

  • Engage with experts for a better understanding of complex global issues


  • Explore the world with access to exclusive travel opportunities

  • Join the YL Executive Board, organizing programs, socials, volunteer activities and more 

Connect With the Young Leaders

Become a Young Leader

Executive Board