Apply now to join Young Leaders Institute at Asia Society Texas Center from Monday, June 20 to Friday, June 24, 2016.
Asia Society Texas Center (ASTC) is calling all Houston area high school students to apply for Young Leaders Institute 2016: China, taking place this summer.
Focusing specifically on China, the week-long program will prepare students for challenges that face our world, and will explore issues like cybersecurity, climate change, energy cooperation, and military conflict.
Students will research, debate and present solutions for these global challenges as they work in teams and are led by ASTC staff and local experts. They’ll engage in the four tenets on global competency – investigating the world, recognizing perspectives, communicating ideas, and taking action – as they gain a deeper understanding of political, social, economic and environmental issues in China.
While this course is free, students must complete an application and submit a letter of recommendation online by Friday, April 15, 2016. Click here to apply.
Students will be notified of their acceptance by Wednesday, April 20, 2016.
About Asia Society Texas Center
With 11 locations throughout the world, Asia Society is the leading educational organization promoting mutual understanding and strengthening partnerships among the peoples, leaders, and institutions of Asia and the United States. Asia Society Texas Center executes the global mission with a local focus, enriching and engaging the vast diversity of Houston through innovative, relevant programs in arts and culture, business and policy, education, and community outreach.
Young Leaders Institute 2016: China at Asia Society Texas Center
- Application Deadline: Friday, April 15, 2016
- Program Dates: Monday, June 20 to Friday, June 24, 2016
- Times: 8:30am to 12:30pm daily
- Location: Asia Society Texas Center, 1370 Southmore Blvd., Houston, TX 77004
- Parking: On-site parking is available for $5 per day.
- Admission:This class is free, but registration with an application is required by Friday, April 15. To apply, click here.
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