PCI is pleased to offer a semester-long educational program focused on global leadership skills through a multi-faceted curriculum and an opportunity for service learning at a global organization. Open to high school students across San Diego County, this innovative program provides teens with the opportunity to develop concrete leadership skills and apply them in their academic career, life goals and/or the planning and execution of PCI’s 2018 Walk for Water. Each student will also have the opportunity to participate in up to 45 hours of community service, making them eligible for a Presidential Service Award.
- Dates: October, 2017 – February, 2018 (Sunday afternoons)
- Location: 5151 Murphy Canyon Rd., Suite 320, San Diego 92123
- Time: each workshop takes place from 1:30-4:00 pm
- Fee: $425 (scholarships available) – to be billed after approval of application
- October 22, 2017 – Overview: PCI and Personal Leadership*
Participants will learn about PCI, a global health and humanitarian organization; identify their own individual leadership style; and understand how they can effectively use their diverse strengths working in teams, with the option to join the planning committee for PCI’s 2018 Walk for Water.
*This is the only offsite meeting, held at: launchbox 360, 11839 Sorrento Valley Rd., Suite 908
- November 12, 2017 – Communications and Public Speaking
Participants will learn and practice multiple facets of communication and public speaking, and will each prepare a speech to be delivered to the class.
- December 10, 2017 — Event Planning and Sponsorship
Participants will learn how to fundraise and plan an event including logistics, in-kind donations, event registration, sponsorships and event marketing.
- January 28, 2018 – Social Media for Good
Participants will understand how responsible use of social media can help them advance their school and future professional while creating good in the world.
- February 11, 2018 — Passion and Purpose
Participants will engage in exercises that will help them uncover their own formula for leading a purpose driven life that can create positive change in the world.
PCI is excited to invite high school students from the San Diego community to apply to be a part of this year’s class of Global Youth Leadership Program. This is a great opportunity for students who are eager to learn about leadership and to try out their newly acquired skills at PCI’s Walk for Water. The curriculum includes leadership training, event planning, public speaking and how to write a press release and learn how to use your passion in your future career. Students are encouraged to also join PCI’s Walk for Water committee. Please find information about PCI’s Global Youth Leadership Program and an application form below. Deadline is September 29, 2017 and applications can be e-mailed or mailed to Uli Heine directly at the address below. We look forward to welcoming the class in October!