To celebrate the unwavering spirit of youth even in the face of a global pandemic, Bangladesh Youth Leadership Center (BYLC) will be hosting its second youth carnival on December 19, 2020.
At a time when things seem bleak and the future seems uncertain, the youth around the country have remained resilient in face of adversity, practicing leadership even in times of crisis -- the carnival will focus on celebrating the spirit of youth while promoting the importance of developing 21st century professional and leadership skills, and advocating stories of active citizenship, justice, and inclusiveness in societies as exercised by young people.
In light of the ongoing pandemic and keeping in mind the safety of participants, the carnival will be held virtually with over 7000 young people, aged between 15 and 30. The carnival will have interactive sessions, activities, workshops, and live musical performances by renowned artists. When registering, participants can choose which concurrent session or workshop they would like to attend.
Sessions at the carnival will feature discussions on the significance of critical thinking, youth as key influencers in today's society, power of youth in the 21st century, making a mark on global platforms, practicing adaptive leadership during crises, and much more.
Additionally, medalists from the International Math Olympiad, International Robotics Olympiad, and global debating competitions will share their personal insights on how to succeed in competitions. There will also be an opportunity-sharing panel that will focus on various scholarship opportunities from scholars who have availed top global scholarships.
Speakers at the carnival include Chamok Hasan, writer, online instructor, an R&D Engineer at Boston Scientific Corporation; Mashrur Rabbi Enan, singer and founder of Keto Bhai; Kazi Jaowad, 2020 Chevening Scholar; Shams Jaber, Founder of the Tech Academy; Mirza Salman Hossain Beg, Vice President, Head of Innovation, dtac; Osama bin Noor, Co-founder of Youth Opportunities, and many others.