The Youth Ambassador Network World Summit Awards 2023

Courses Start:
September 4, 2023
August 15, 2023

Then join the World Summit Awards (WSA) Youth Ambassador Network, a fantastic opportunity that resonates with the WSA’s goal and empowers young changemakers like you to make a difference.

As a Youth Ambassador, you will be at the vanguard of motivating and rallying other young people to demonstrate creative digital solutions that address crucial social concerns on a worldwide scale. You will play an important role in promoting the WSA’s Young Innovators category and assisting national experts in your countries.

About WSA: WSA (World Summit Awards) is a UN-based initiative and prestigious awards program that recognizes and promotes local digital innovations that contribute to societal improvement. It serves as an international platform, bringing together a global network of start-ups, social entrepreneurs, mentors, experts, and government leaders who are committed to leveraging technology for positive social impact. With two decades of experience, WSA has become a trusted quality seal for digital content with societal impact in over 182 participating countries.

WSA Youth Ambassadors may (within a voluntary 2-year term)
Collaborate with WSA National Experts in their country to drive effective programs and assist the growth of young innovators in your community.

Take the lead in event planning and actively promoting knowledge of the acclaimed WSA brand and the Young Innovators competition, inspiring outstanding young people to demonstrate their digital solutions.

Represent Youth at various WSA and partner events, amplifying young innovators’ voices and highlighting their great accomplishments.

Assist the WSA team and Board of Directors in better understanding your region’s particular community and cultural context, ensuring that the program remains inclusive and relevant.

Foster meaningful relationships within your community and the wider innovation ecosystem, connecting young innovators, mentors, and other stakeholders to create collaborative opportunities for growth and impact.

Actively participate in testing products and features developed by young innovators, providing valuable feedback to refine their solutions and contribute to their success.

Promote innovative products and drive excitement around new product launches within your community, showcasing the incredible talent and potential of young African innovators.

Serve as a trusted source of knowledge within your community, sharing information and insights about the inspiring innovations and achievements of young people across the globe.

Application Deadline: 15th August 2023

Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must

  • Be passionate about social impact and technology
  • Be between the age of 18-30 at the end of the application period (15 August 2023);
  • Be a resident in one of the UN member states.
  • Be available to devote at least 25 days per year to WSA.
  • Have a good command of English and the official language of their country of residence (if not English);
  • Have access to a computer/mobile device with a stable internet connection for active participation in all aspects of the program

Eligible Countries:  UN member states

Value of Award:

Be a part of a global network of social impact makers and innovators
Certificate of Participation
Letter of recommendation (per request)
Opportunity to serve your community
Be eligible to participate in events and opportunities within the WSA and partner network
Social Media feature
Best Performance award and get your own social impact goodie bag
Get support to organize a social impact event in your community
Opportunity to be promoted within the WSA Network (National expert, Jury, mentor )

How To Apply: Applications have to be submitted in English online by 23:59 CET on 15 August 2023 via (link to application).
The selection team will screen the applications and shortlisted candidates will be informed of the final results by 31 August 2023
First (virtual) meeting of the WSA-YA: 1st week of September 2023


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