Each GYLC session is designed to educate and motivate students by giving them the opportunity to explore cultural differences first hand, challenge their diplomatic skills, and enhance their decision-making skills in an exciting atmosphere that is both challenging and fun.
As part of her attendance at the GYLC, Ameenah will interact with journalists and lobbyists in New York and Washington, in addition to attending nine sessions held by fellow students.
"Admission to the GYLC is based only on educator/school nominations.
"Each GYLC session is designed to educate, inspire, and motivate students by giving them the opportunity to explore cultural differences firsthand, challenge their diplomatic skills, build their confidence and enhance their decision-making skills in an exciting atmosphere that is both challenging and fun."
Indian Nabila Zohra Sharieff, Grade 12 student of The Indian School Bahrain in Isa Town, will be one of the delegates representing Bahrain at GYLC. She is an all-rounder who nurtures a desire to be either a career diplomat or pursue scientific studies.
The theme of GYLC is 'The Leaders of Tomorrow Preparing for the Global Challenges and Responsibilities of the Future'.
"The Global Young Leaders Conference aims to provide scholars with the opportunity to collaborate with their peers from around the world in resolving global conflicts," said Dr Marguerite C Regan, Dean of Academic Affairs for the Congressional Youth Leadership Council (CYLC), the organisation that sponsors GYLC.
During the conference, GYLC scholars will visit international embassies and get in touch with a United Nations speaker.
When ideas and points of view are shared, the true results of the conference are realised," said Marguerite C Regan, Dean of Academic Affairs for the Congressional Youth Leadership Council (CYLC), the organisation that sponsors GYLC
On reaching Washington, the students were welcomed by the GYLC
staff and put up at the Sheraton, along with 400 other students from all over the world.
a€?ISG has been sending students to participate at the GYLC since
Moreover the students of ISG have won the appreciation of the organisers with each student finding a place in the GYLC Alumni List,a€™ said Amar Srivastava, the teacher in charge.