The Youth Assembly

Impact Challenge

The Impact Challenge invites participating Delegates to develop innovative solutions to our world’s greatest challenges. Winners with the best proposals are chosen by a panel of judges to receive seed funding and resources to help launch their vision into action.

How to join

Eligibility

Participants of the Impact Challenge are leaders and change-makers in their communities with an enthusiasm for social innovation. Applicants must be Delegates to The Youth Assembly between the ages of 16 and 28 and have a clear vision for impactful change.

Registered Delegates to The Youth Assembly will be emailed with information on how to submit their proposal.

Prize

The winners will:

  • be featured prominently on our global platforms
  • receive mentorship on social entrepreneurship
  • earn the opportunity to pitch their ideas to experts in the field, and receive seed funding for the implementation of their projects

All finalists will receive feedback to further develop and improve their social impact project proposals.

24th Session of The Youth Assembly • August 8-10, 2019

Applications will open soon.

Winning Proposals

NinjaGirls provides free self defense martial arts-inspired classes for girls in developing countries, which encourage them to develop a healthy lifestyle.

NinjaGirls by Moiz Lakhani

NinjaGirls provides free self defense martial arts-inspired classes for girls in developing countries, which encourage them to develop a healthy lifestyle.
Strawcture Eco’s mission is to make living spaces more functional, aesthetically desirable, environment-friendly and affordable for low-income families in rural and urban areas.

Strawcture Eco by Shriti Pandey

Strawcture Eco’s mission is to make living spaces more functional, aesthetically desirable, environment-friendly and affordable for low-income families in rural and urban areas.
Behen aims to provide a culturally-adaptable and environmentally-conscious solution to low rates of feminine hygiene/sanitation in India.

Behen by Vedha Nayak

Behen aims to provide a culturally-adaptable and environmentally-conscious solution to low rates of feminine hygiene/sanitation in India.