Empowering Young Leaders of Change
Get Engaged 2021
Get Engaged: Student Action and Youth Leadership Conference, April 10-11, 2021
Unity Beyond Borders
The eighth annual Get Engaged: Student Action and Youth Leadership Conference brings together undergraduate students to strengthen a global network of leaders and innovators who are working with community partners to develop solutions to local and global challenges. The conference exposes students to a wide range of ideas and experiences to help them lead community-based projects more effectively. Get Engaged is a venue for sharing experiences, learning new skills, honing leadership styles, and networking with international peers.
Who is eligible?
This year we have two tracks available:
1) Students who are actively engaged in community based work and
2) Students who want to develop and enhance leadership skills in community engagement.
Students from OSUN member institutions are eligible to apply for the virtual international conference. The conference is an inspirational and practical space that encourages young people to grow into their role as agents for change.
Application Deadline is February 26
Get Engaged 2020
What Is Resilience?
The seventh annual “Get Engaged: Student Action and Leadership Conference” took place virtually on Saturday, March 21, 2020. The conference brought together 41 student leaders from across the global network of partner institutions. Participants asked, “What is resilience?”—discussing how change-makers can connect and engage going forward, as we adapt to the seismic cultural shifts caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Get Engaged by the Numbers
Support for Alumni/ae Projects
2020 Microgrant Winners
Dana Abu-Kash, Al-Quds Bard College
The International Court of Justice in Palestine
Mays Abuatwn, Al-Quds Bard College
Wisdom Kalu, Ashesi University
Zar Sarmast, American University of Central Asia
Afghanistan Politics on the Verge of Transformation
Homayoon Sarwari, American University of Central Asia
Photography Training (Dikundi Province)
Dilshod Hamroboev, American University of Central Asia
Summer Camp on Project Management
Nurmukhamad Turkbaev, American University of Central Asia
South Youth Association
Pilar Petropoulos, Bard College Berlin
Oceanne Fry, Bard College Berlin
Hani Portner, Bard College Berlin
Alina Kanashenka, European Humanities University
Keep In Touch
Anhelina Shablouskaya, European Humanities University
EHU Student Network Initiative
Daniil Sarakula, European Humanities University
Vu Duc Huy, Fulbright University Vietnam
Youth Engagement Training Initiative (YETI)