Become a 2021

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Each year, 2030 emerging young leaders are selected from around the world.

What it means to be a youth delegate

UN General Assembly Week

Innovation Masterminds

Youth delegates only

Live sessions that connect Youth Delegates directly with VIP speakers in an intimate immersive setting to discuss global challenges, co-create solutions and exchange ideas. Shake the hands of peers around the word.


Four Week Leadership and Training Program

Youth delegates only

Youth Delegates receive access to a bespoke four week leadership and advocacy training program by BridgingTheGap Ventures, along with curated career advancement and networking opportunities.


Global Broadcast

Open to everyone

Live streamed worldwide, our mainstage features candid intergenerational fireside chats between influential leaders and young changemakers, along with immersive 360 performances, like our mixed-reality experience with Pitbull’s at our 2020 After Party.

We'll get you right up close to world leaders,
decision-makers and celebrity influencers using virtual reality.

Kalen Allen

Digital Creator and Actor

Meg Donnelly

Actress, American Housewife, Zombies and Zombies 2

Darin Olien

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

Yusuf Omar

Founder, Hashtag Our Stories, former CNN Social Reporter and now Mobile Journalist

Jessica Dewhurst

Human Rights Defender and CEO of The Justice Desk

Vishen Lakhiani

Founder and CEO of Mindvalley

Alyson Stoner

Multi-disciplinary Artist, Writer and Digital Creator

Nick Vujicic

Speaker, Author, Evangelist and Entrepreneur


Record Producer, Singer, Songwriter and Healer

Susi Mai

Professional Kitesurfer and Co-Founder of Ultramarine

Jacob Pace

CEO of Flighthouse and Rolling Stone Future 25

Charles Eisenstein

Public Speaker and Author, Climate Thought Leader

Keith Mitchell

All-Pro NFL Player turned Celebrity Yogi, Humanitarian and Founder of the Light it Up Foundation​

Kamel Hothi OBE

Non-Executive Director TLC Lions and Special Advisor of Queen's Commonwealth Trust​

Frank Elaridi

TV Journalist, YouTube Personality and Co-founder of Modern Nirvana​

Kat Graham

Actress and Humanitarian

Nichol Bradford

Director and Co-Founder of the Transformative Technology Lab, Conference

Daniel Dyboski-Bryant

Co-Founder of Educators in VR

Ari Eisenstat

Futurist Innovation Educator and Venture Philanthropist

Thomas Furness

The 'Grandfather of VR' and Founder of Virtual World Society

Participate in immersive VR performances
and 360 experiences with peers around the world

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Receive access to a bespoke four week leadership and advocacy training program by BridgingTheGap Ventures, along with curated career advancement and networking opportunities

How to Participate

Full VR Mode

Participate using a personal VR headset and be fully immersed. Additional access to VR gear will be made available through classroom and innovation lab partners.

2D Avatar Mode

Participate using a web browser with the ability to move around our 360 environments via a virtual avatar and interact with peers using localized sound.

Live Stream

Watch the live programming on streaming sites such as YouTube and Facebook Live.



Guaranteed VIP seat to participate live in one of their Top 3 mastermind sessions to actively ask questions, share ideas and directly interact with speakers.


Delegate Mentor Lounge access to participate in networking and private executive mentor hours.


Private access to bespoke training and expert-led leadership mastermind session archives from YOUNGA.


Main stage spotlight during live YOUNGA global broadcast with photo on the big screen.


Opportunity to be featured in our mainstage finale performance with our world renowned headliner recording artist and in their international music video!

Join our Global Community

Youth Delegation Partners

100+ industry partners, reaching young leaders across 243 nations and territories

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