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Bangladesh Youth Leadership Center Youth Leadership Summit 2016

Date: 18 August 2016 - 20 August 2016
Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh
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18-20 August, 2016 - Dhaka, BANGLADESH

Are you eager to learn to exercise leadership effectively on behalf of the issues you care about deeply?

Join the BYLC Youth Leadership Summit 2016 which will bring together 500 university students and young professionals from around the world. 50 distinguished international speakers will also join you for three days of exploration, leadership training, and networking.

Bangladesh Youth Leadership Center (BYLC) will be hosting the biggest international youth leadership Summit in Bangladesh! The Summit will feature a mix of plenaries and concurrent panels on issues ranging from identities and values to education, entrepreneurship, and social innovation. Previous Summit speakers have included Harvard and MIT faculty as well as globally renowned leaders from public, private, and civil sectors. The keynote speaker this year will be Dr. Dean Williams, a faculty member of the Harvard Kennedy School, author of Leadership for a Fractured World, and a former advisor to several heads of states.


By becoming a delegate at BYLC’s Youth Leadership Summit 2016, you will:

  • Learn to exercise leadership effectively on behalf of the issues you care about deeply

  • Share ideas and learn from distinguished leaders and innovators from the private, public, and nonprofit sectors.

  • Become part of a powerful global network of bright and accomplished young leaders.

By participating in the Summit, you will have the opportunity to translate your vision into reality. 10 winning proposals from Summit delegates will each receive USD 10,000 to bring your project to life.

Once you are accepted as a Summit delegate, you will receive detailed instructions on how to apply for the BYLC Youth Leadership Prize 2016.

Eligibility: any university student and young professionals under the age of 28 from all countries.


Scholarships are available for a waiver of the registration fee for delegates with demonstrated financial need.

BYLC will provide you assistance in finding accommodation and will provide transportation to and from the Summit venue if you stay at their recommended venue.

BYLC will provide visa support letter to all international delegates to obtain a visa to travel to Bangladesh. If there is a Bangladeshi Embassy in your country, BYLC will also directly send a visa support letter to the Embassy on your behalf.


Deadline - 10 June, 2016

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For any queries, send an email at summit@bylc.org

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