Humanitarianism in Education Conference will focus on the role education plays in shaping socially responsible individuals. The Conference will start with the Young Aurora Final Projects Presentations and will be followed by Aurora Dialogues.
Young Aurora is a partnership between the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative, United World Colleges (UWC), Scholae Mundi and Teach for All. It provides an opportunity for UWC schools and colleges to design projects that will drive positive change in the community through humanitarian solutions. The winning team will be awarded a $4,000 grant to implement their project. Now in its third year, 17 schools and colleges have participated in the Young Aurora Project to date.
Young Aurora finalist projects presentations:
Aurora Dialogues aim to shine a light on the people working to address today’s global humanitarian challenges in a real and substantial manner and identify ideas that will deliver tangible change. Now in their fourth year, the Dialogues are hosted around the world. This year, the Dialogues in Dilijan will focus on the importance of education in creating future humanitarians.
Co-Founder, Aurora Forum; Founder and CEO, Flagship Pioneering; Scientific Innovator; Co-author of the vision, Discussion Paper "At the Crossroads: A Time for Solutions"; Professional Entrepreneur; Philanthropist
Medical Director of Mother of Mercy Hospital, Nuba Mountains; Chair, Aurora Humanitarian Initiative
Head, UWC Dilijan
UWC Dilijan, Alumna
Founder and Innovation Officer, Common Purpose
Global Politics Teacher, UWC Dilijan
CEO, Teach For Nigeria
Co-Founder, Aurora Forum; Co-author, Discussion Paper “At the Crossroads: A Time for Solutions” Entrepreneur, Impact Investor; Venture Philanthropist
Co-Founder, RVVZ Foundation; Co-Founder, IDeA Foundation; Founding Partner and Chair of the Board of Governors, UWC Dilijan