Applications are open for the Shaping Horizons Summit 2019 at the University of Cambridge. Are you a young leader from Latin America or the UK hoping to use science, policy, and innovation to make a difference in the world? Then this is your chance to become a Youth Ambassador and take one of the first seats for Future Leaders at Shaping Horizons!
Shaping Horizons Summit is selecting 150 Future Leaders to attend the Shaping Horizons summit at the University of Cambridge to engage with senior world leaders and discuss common challenges faced by the two regions within the themes of Fourth Industrial Revolution, Social Challenges, Humans and Nature, and Our Shared Future.
As a Future Leader taking part in Shaping Horizons, you will help create evidence-based policy reports for governments on issues covered at the summit. Furthermore, you will design and pitch a project within the themes of the summit which can be implemented by young leaders in both regions under mentorship by Cambridge academics and Shaping Horizons partners. Finally, you will become apart of a bilateral network of leaders tackling some of the most pressing problems facing the UK and Latin America.
About 10% of the Future Leaders joining Shaping Horizons will also be Youth Ambassadors. In addition to their role as Future Leaders as described above, Youth Ambassadors are
Selection of Youth Ambassadors happens prior to the selection of other Future Leaders but through a very similar application process. If your Youth Ambassador application is unsuccessful, don’t worry, you can still apply later for the remaining seats as a Future Leader and that application will not be affected by the outcome of your first one.
Youth Ambassadors are not charged a registration fee and will also be given first priority for scholarships funding travel costs and accommodation. Delegates will compete for prizes at the summit to support the implementation of projects.
To be eligible to apply, you must