Younga 2024


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Youth Delegate Benefits

Some Success Stories

With YOUNGA, we aim to amplify the impact of our Delegates year-round.
Here are some of the ways we have elevated our Delegates and advanced their success.

Youth Delegate Benefits

  • Shape policy discussions and advocate for the hopes, concerns and ideas of young people globally
  • Receive free access to expert-led leadership and advocacy training
  • Get first-rate virtual access to world leaders, decision-makers and celebrity advocates through interactive sessions to share your ideas and get your questions answered
  • Gain tangible career and entrepreneurship advice to start-up, implement and scale project impact
  • Get exposure to networking, skills enrichment and collaborative opportunities 
  • Join a supportive community of passionate, like-minded young changemakers across 150+ countries
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Youth Delegate Testimonials


Youth Delegates from the past 3 years say…

would recommend Younga
would attend YOUNGA again
felt empowered to take action

The Youth Delegate Experience

Innovation Masterminds

Live, virtual sessions in an intimate setting connecting Youth Delegates directly with thought leaders, fellow changemakers, celebrity activists and decision-makers, including UN officials and industry leaders, to discuss global challenges and co-create solutions.

Policy Working Groups

Formed by Youth Delegates and mentored by the BridgingTheGap team to understand the priorities and identify external factors, challenges, opportunity gaps and proposed solutions across the top global challenges most important to young people today.

Global Programming

A day dedicated to activation—Youth Delegates are provided with virtual and in-person opportunities to take action within their own communities or the global community toward creating a more inclusive, sustainable world.

Since its inception in 2020, YOUNGA Youth Delegates have represented 170+ nations and territories.

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Alliance and Delegates

Thematic Tracks

Oceans, environment, zero waste, climate change, sustainability, wildlife, agriculture, etc.

LGBTQ+, gender, inequalities, accessibility, ability, diversity, etc.

Education, employment, skills, decent work, entrepreneurship, leadership, innovation, STEM, impact investing, etc.

Mental health, physical health, mindfulness, healthcare, WASH, sexual health, self-care, pandemics, etc.

Peace, social justice, human rights, democracy, war and conflict, activism, poverty, corruption, legal system, etc.

Connect with top tier leaders in intimate settings


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Organized by BridgingTheGap Ventures, YOUNGA® is the largest global festival for impact. Using mixed reality, YOUNGA unites young people with decision-makers to co-create solutions for a more inclusive, sustainable world during the United Nations Decade of Action from 2020 to 2030.

Through interactive and intergenerational experiences, YOUNGA equips young people with skill-building opportunities, action-oriented programming and curated connections. As a global participatory platform, YOUNGA empowers youth to share their hopes, concerns and ideas for the future with the world’s top industry leaders, celebrity advocates, brands and organizations.
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