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Connecting Young Leaders Conference 2012

On Saturday I talked to the Connecting Young Leaders Conference run by the US Embassy in New Zealand.

The Ambassador, David Huebner, has made it a goal of the Embassy to spark an interest in politics and leadership amoung youth. Every year he selects students from NZ universities to be “advisors” and every two years he brings them together to meet, learn, and network. It is an awesome programme and engaging with youth is something that the NZ Government could learn a thing or two about.

Anyways here are some photos from the weekend via the Embassy’s Flickr and used under Creative Commons license.

These are all the advisors with some of the speakers. The Ambassador is the chipper looking gentleman on the far right and the gentleman on the far left is the Consul General,┬áJames E. Donegan. Continue reading →