New York - Youth Leadership Summit

This year WIP launched an exciting new program in New York. By bringing together the city’s best in business, finance, non-profits and the arts, we aspire to build and support a new generation of leadership in Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Our New York program challenges our students to think about their future with a fresh perspective and inspires them to develop a career that has a real impact, rooted in the values that will benefit the island of Ireland when they return.

WIP’s Class of 2016 connected with over 50 global leaders during an intense week-long program covering 20 events with New York’s leading thinkers, innovators and influencers.

From rural Ireland to the city that never sleeps – WIP gave me the opportunity to visit New York and get incredible access to this mesmerizing city.

Collette McCallister

WIP, Class of 2016

Youth Leadership Summit 2017

In 2017 we are expanding our New York program in partnership with the American Ireland Fund.

Our  Youth Leadership Summit 2017 will bring important questions into focus for our students about their personal and professional development, and the employment market they will be entering. Through engaging with an expanded program of briefings, panels and career workshops in New York, each student will challenged to think about their leadership style in the context of the major global challenges facing the economy and our society.

Looking Back on 2016

Deirdre O'Connor and Adrian Jones lead a panel examining how business and finance shape our economy and our society.

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Paul Muldoon inspires with a seminar on how the arts challenge and inform us.

The 9/11 Museum's Director of Education guides a day of study and reflection on how September 11th shaped New York.

A tour of Nasdaq, experiencing the heart of the global markets and seeing the IPO process up close

A briefing at Ireland's Mission to the United Nations, on their work in diplomacy, peace-building and development.

A professional development panel with Siegel+Gale, learning about the importance of branding and modern marketing strategies.

With Special Thanks to Our Friends and Supporters

We Look Forward to Seeing You in 2017

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