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Thursday, February 27 • 10:30am - 11:30am
The Importance of Youth Engagement

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The studies are becoming clear, youth and student engagement is an important predictor of success. With this in mind, Carla works across all sectors, helping young people lean into outcomes that matter to them. Carla worked as a teacher on 3 different continents over the last 16 years. She has been involved in projects aimed at career pathways, educational transformation, curriculum development, online program creation, as well as shifts towards self-directed learning, project-based learning, service learning, and flipped classrooms. All of this is aimed at getting youth more engaged in their lives, education, and their future. Carla will work to help the audience understand changes within emerging generations and share how she has engaged over 10,500 students in the last 4 years to pursue leadership training.

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Carla Cuglietta

Executive Director, YoungLeaders.World
Carla Cuglietta is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of YL.W. She is also a Canadian born educator, consultant, humanitarian and keynote speaker. Over the last 20 years she has been involved in global projects in Mexico, El Salvador, Costa Rica, China, Laos, India, Sierra Leone... Read More →


Thursday February 27, 2020 10:30am - 11:30am MST
(Enterprise Square - Faculty of Extension - Room 2-550D)