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Mission Statement     


Young Global Leadership Foundation mentors aspiring young adult  leaders from around the world.  YGLF  guides and provides opportunities to expand their global visions and goals through their educational, professional and civic engagement choices in alignment with the UN and the SDGs:  Agenda 2030.  




The United Nations: YGLF Roles & Responsibilities 


                        UN NGO ECOSOC Special Consultative Status 

                        Conference on the Non-governmental Organization (CoNGO): Member 

                        NGO Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) Committee: Member 

                        NGO CSW Planning Committee: Sub-committee Co-chair 

                        NGO Committee on Education Learning and Literacy (CELL) Board Member 

                        United Nations Academic Impact: Member 


The YGLF Internship Program enables aspiring young adult leaders (18-30 years)  the opportunity to embrace  a 3-6 month internship, including a UN pass to engage at the UN, The experience  elevates their understanding of the Global Topics of the Times in the 21stC.


The YGLF Young Leaders to Young Leaders (YLYL) Program organizes UN SDG Clubs in high schools to promote community action to advance the Global Goals: Agenda 2030. YGLF’s young leaders guide the activities, co-chaired by Ziyi Liu and Anastasia Gudkova, Executive Aides to Dr. Linda.



YGLF Evening Salon Sessions welcomes university students and young professionals to take place in  Mid-town Manhattan, 4 X a year.   UN and  SDG experts lead discussions to develop awareness, advocacy and action among the participants towards the achievement of the SDGs. The sessions start with YOGA exercises for the mind/body connection and the spiritual dimension.

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 YGLF  Global  Engagement & Events: 2020 


                        UN Commission on Social Development (February 2020)

                        UN Commission on the Status of Women (March 2020) 

                        YGLF/Artosino Gallery  UN SDG Art Competition, New York City (July 2020) 

                        Danube International Festival, Ulm Germany (July 2020) 

University Presentations: The United Nations &  21st Century Global Leadership





Cornell University:  

Ithaca, NY and New York City 

FAAP Institute:

Sao Paulo, Brazil


University of Bonn,


Baruch College

Baruch College:

New York City


Moscow State University: Moscow, Russia 


Marymount Manhattan College:

New York City 


Fordham University: 

New York City 


Pace University:

New York City 

Learn from the Past ~ Live in the Present ~ Look to the Future

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