Young Global Leaders Program

Young Global Leaders

An Integrated Lab Experience Summer Program

Hosted by the GHI in partnership with ESRAC, the Young Global Leaders Program is an immersive and dynamic summer program designed for motivated high school students interested in exploring the intersection of Public Health and the Health Sciences. The Summer 2024 edition places a special focus on the intersection of Climate and Health, offering participants a unique blend of interactive lectures, hands-on lab experiences, and an insider's look into the University of Arizona Campus.

Application Deadline: May 5, 2024

Program cost: $350/person
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Program Highlights

Interactive Lectures on Climate and Health

  • Engage in thought-provoking lectures delivered by experts in the fields of Public Health and the Health Sciences, with a special spotlight on the critical nexus of Climate and Health.
  • Explore the latest research, emerging trends, and global initiatives addressing the impact of climate change on public health.

Hands-On Lab Experience

  • Immerse yourself in the world of scientific discovery through hands-on experiments and projects in cutting-edge laboratories.
  • Apply theoretical knowledge to real-world scenarios, gaining practical skills and insight into the scientific methods driving advancements in health sciences.

University of Arizona Campus Exploration

  • Get an insider's perspective on campus life with guided tours of state-of-the-art laboratories, research facilities, and other key locations on the University of Arizona campus.
  • Interact with faculty members and researchers, discovering the diverse academic and extracurricular opportunities available at the university.

Collaborative Learning and Team-Based Projects

  • Engage in team-based projects that challenge your problem-solving skills, creativity, and ability to apply learned concepts to real-world issues.

Degree Program Exploration

  • Gain insights into various degree programs within the fields of Public Health and the Health Sciences.
  • Explore potential career paths and academic trajectories, empowering you to make informed decisions about your future education and career.

Research Exposure

  • Experience the excitement of research by interacting with ongoing projects and initiatives within the university.
  • Connect with faculty mentors and researchers, gaining valuable insights into the world of academia and scientific inquiry.

Final Showcase

  • Present your findings and solutions in a final showcase with a team-based project that addresses a real-world challenge in public health and health sciences.

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Program Dates & Times

Weekdays May 28th - June 7th, 2024

9:30 AM - 3:00 PM



Scholarships Available!


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Open to Current High School Students