Emerging Leaders Logo Color v1Are you passionate about human rights? Are you looking for opportunities to connect with advocates and develop your leadership skills?

The United Nations Association of the National Capital Area’s Emerging Leaders program is equipping the next generation of changemakers with tools for effective leadership.

Key Program Highlights

Get Published
As an Emerging Leader, you will write and submit articles, videos, artwork, and more each month for publication on UNA-NCA Snapshots.

Monthly Meetings
Optional monthly meetings provide Emerging Leaders an exclusive opportunity to work on group research and writing projects, as well as access to professional development sessions, roundtables with high-profile guest speakers, and more!

Become an Emerging Leaders Ambassador
Emerging Leaders Ambassadors (ELAs) serve as student leader liaisons, sharing volunteer and advocacy opportunities as well as insider tips for the college application process.

Find a Mentor
Emerging Leaders are paired with mentors who share common interests, career experience, and goals through regular virtual meetings & networking opportunities.

Ready to Apply?

Current enrolled students in grades 6-12 and college undergraduates with a shared passion for global issues.

We are not currently accepting applications for the Emerging Leaders program.  Please check back later!

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