Younga 2022

We're now accepting
Youth Delegate applications!

Leave your info to start your application.
We also welcome you to sign up for our YOUNGA Telegram broadcast channel for updates delivered directly to your phone!

YOUNGA 2022

We're now accepting Youth Delegate applications!

Leave your info to start your application.
We also welcome you to sign up for our YOUNGA Telegram broadcast channel
for updates delivered directly to your phone!

Youth Delegate Benefits

  • Be a voice for change, shape policy discussions and advocate for the hopes and concerns of young people globally 
  • Gain tangible career and entrepreneurship advice to start-up, implement and scale project impact
  • Receive free access to expert-led leadership and advocacy training
  • Get first-rate virtual access to world leaders, decision-makers and celebrity influencers through interactive sessions to share your ideas and get your questions answered
  • Get exposure to networking, skills enrichment and collaborative opportunities 
  • Join a supportive community of passionate, like-minded young changemakers across 100+ countries

Youth Delegate Benefits

  • Be a voice for change, shape policy discussions and advocate for the hopes and concerns of young people globally 
  • Gain tangible career and entrepreneurship advice to start-up, implement and scale project impact
  • Get first-rate virtual access to world leaders, decision-makers and celebrity influencers through interactive sessions to share your ideas and get your questions answered
  • Receive free access to expert-led leadership and advocacy training
  • Get exposure to networking, skills enrichment and collaborative opportunities 
  • Join a supportive community of passionate, like-minded young changemakers across 100+ countries

Some Past Speakers

Lewis Tan

Actor (Mortal Kombat) and martial artist

Ahmad Alhendawi

Youngest Secretary-General of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) and first-ever United Nations Secretary General’s Envoy on Youth

Cara Delevingne

Model, actress and co-founder of MyEcoResolution

Johanna Lissinger

Ambassador, Ministry of the Environment, Sweden




Chief, Ogimaa Atcha-koo-way, Jim

Knowledgekeeper Foothills Ojibway, Turtle Island




Pitbull

Mr. Worldwide, Grammy Award-Winning Rapper, Songwriter and Record Producer

Julianne Hough

CEO and Founder of KINRGY

Kalen Allen

Digital Creator and Actor

Miya Cech

Actress (Nickelodeon's "The Astronauts")

Drew Ray Tanner

Actor on Riverdale, Somewhere Between and You Me Her, and Musician

Cyrill Gutsch

Founder and CEO of Parley for Oceans

Ryland Engelhart

Co-Founder and Executive Director of Kiss the Ground

JJ Niemann

Broadway actor and TikToker




Claudia Romo Edelman

Mexican-Swiss diplomat, social entrepreneur, and global mobilization expert

James Dentley

Entrepreneur, best-selling author of The 5 Frequencies of High performance, philanthropist and one of the nation’s top Life and Business Strategist

Alyson Stoner

Multi-disciplinary Artist, Writer and Digital Creator

Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

WHO Director-General

Kat Graham

Actress, Humanitarian and Co-Founder of Modern Nirvana

Dyllón Burnside

Actor on Pose and singer

Darin Olien

Superfood Hunter and Co-Host, Down to Earth with Zac Efron

Some Past Speakers

Lewis Tan

Actor (Mortal Kombat) and martial artist

Ahmad Alhendawi

Youngest Secretary-General of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) and first-ever United Nations Secretary General’s Envoy on Youth

Cara Delevingne

Founder, #MyEcoResolution, Model, Actress and Singer

Johanna Lissinger

Ambassador, Ministry of the Environment, Sweden




Chief, Ogimaa Atcha-koo-way, Jim

Knowledgekeeper Foothills Ojibway, Turtle Island




Drew Ray Tanner

Actor on Riverdale, Somewhere Between and You Me Her, and Musician

Pitbull

Mr. Worldwide, Grammy Award-Winning Rapper, Songwriter and Record Producer

Julianne Hough

CEO and Founder of KINRGY

Kalen Allen

Digital Creator and Actor

Cyrill Gutsch

Founder and CEO of Parley for Oceans

JJ Niemann

Broadway actor and TikToker




Miya Cech

Actress (Nickelodeon's "The Astronauts")

Ryland Engelhart

Co-Founder and Executive Director of Kiss the Ground

Claudia Romo Edelman

Mexican-Swiss diplomat, social entrepreneur, and global mobilization expert

James Dentley

Entrepreneur, best-selling author of The 5 Frequencies of High performance, philanthropist and one of the nation’s top Life and Business Strategist

Alyson Stoner

Multi-disciplinary Artist, Writer and Digital Creator

Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

WHO Director-General

Kat Graham

Actress, Humanitarian and Co-Founder of Modern Nirvana

Youth Delegate Success Stories

Emily Copeland
On May 31, 2022, our Youth Delegate and finalist NFT youth artist, Emily Copeland's photo, quote and artwork were projected onto the UN building in New York City through a partnership with Heart17.
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Emily Copeland
On May 31, 2022, our Youth Delegate and finalist NFT youth artist, Emily Copeland's photo, quote and artwork were projected onto the UN building in New York City through a partnership with Heart17.
More Success Stories
Emily Copeland
Earlier in 2022, Youth Delegate Emily Copeland was selected along with other recognized artists, creators and changemakers to spread the message of change through Heart17's printed on-demand collections. There is no stock, and therefore no waste, only inspiration to raise awareness around the 17 Global Goals. Proceeds go to initiatives supported by United Nations Development Programme.
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Umang Dhingra
Earlier in 2022, Youth Delegate Umang Dhingra was selected along with other recognized artists, creators and changemakers to spread the message of change through Heart17's printed on-demand collections. There is no stock, and therefore no waste, only inspiration to raise awareness around the 17 Global Goals. Proceeds go to initiatives supported by United Nations Development Programme.
More Success Stories
Umang Dhingra
Earlier in 2022, Youth Delegate Umang Dhingra was selected along with other recognized artists, creators and changemakers to spread the message of change through Heart17's printed on-demand collections. There is no stock, and therefore no waste, only inspiration to raise awareness around the 17 Global Goals. Proceeds go to initiatives supported by United Nations Development Programme.
More Success Stories
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Organized by BridgingTheGap Ventures, YOUNGA® is the largest global festival for impact. Using mixed reality, YOUNGA unites young people with decision-makers to co-create solutions for a more inclusive, sustainable world.

Through interactive and intergenerational experiences, YOUNGA equips young people with skill-building opportunities, action-oriented programming and curated connections

Be one of the 2,030 Youth Delegates selected from around the world to participate–free of charge–in our four-week bespoke leadership and advocacy training program that will scale your impact, enrich your skills, grow your network and accelerate your career. Additionally, you will get exclusive access to VR experiences!

Organized by BridgingTheGap Ventures, YOUNGA® is the largest global festival for impact. Using mixed reality, YOUNGA unites young people with decision-makers to co-create solutions for a more inclusive, sustainable world.

Through interactive and intergenerational experiences, YOUNGA equips young people with skill-building opportunities, action-oriented programming and curated connections

Be one of the 2,030 Youth Delegates selected from around the world to participate–free of charge–in our four-week bespoke leadership and advocacy training program that will scale your impact, enrich your skills, grow your network and accelerate your career. Additionally, you will get exclusive access to VR experiences!

Youth Delegate Program Agenda

Innovation Masterminds

Live sessions connecting Youth Delegates directly with thought leaders, fellow changemakers, celebrity activists and decision-makers, including UN officials, in an intimate setting to discuss global challenges and co-create solutions.

Policy Working Groups

Formed by Youth Delegates to understand the priorities and identify external factors, challenges, opportunity gaps and proposed solutions across the top global challenges most important to young people today.

Global Programming

Live-streamed worldwide, YOUNGA’s global programming features celebrity guest cameos and intergenerational fireside chats between influential leaders and young changemakers on the action we need to create a more inclusive, sustainable world.
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Youth Delegate Program Agenda

Innovation Masterminds

Live sessions connecting Youth Delegates directly with thought leaders, fellow changemakers, celebrity activists and decision-makers, including UN officials, in an intimate setting to discuss global challenges and co-create solutions.

Policy Working Groups

Formed by Youth Delegates to understand the priorities and identify external factors, challenges, opportunity gaps and proposed solutions across the top global challenges most important to young people today.

Global Programming

Live-streamed worldwide, YOUNGA’s global programming features celebrity guest cameos and intergenerational fireside chats between influential leaders and young changemakers on the action we need to create a more inclusive, sustainable world.

Youth Delegate Testimonials

More Youth Delegate Testimonials

Younga 2022

We're now accepting
Youth Delegate applications!

Leave your info to start your application.
We also welcome you to sign up for our YOUNGA Telegram broadcast channel for updates delivered directly to your phone!

YOUNGA 2022

We're now accepting Youth Delegate applications!

Leave your info to start your application.
We also welcome you to sign up for our YOUNGA Telegram broadcast channel
for updates delivered directly to your phone!