Young Leaders Policy Lab

Nurturing the next generation of public leaders by developing 21st-century leadership and public policy skills under the framework of UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)


Young Leaders’ Policy Lab (YLPL) is a high impact program for high school students to develop leadership skills and engage with public policy tools and the UN Global Goals. The program will help participants to become critically aware of socially relevant causes and will enable students to work for a cause that they are passionate about.


In this lab, students will learn from global policymakers, industry experts, social entrepreneurs, researchers from Niti Aayog, World Bank, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, London School of Economics, and Harvard Kennedy School. Students will develop 21st-century leadership and public policy skills under the framework of UN SDGs. 

Policy issues in focus:

Climate Change, Circular Economy,

Sustainable Cities, Clean Energy, Gender Equality

Public Leadership skills in focus

Critical Thinking

Policy memo writing

Collaborative Leadership


Problem Solving

Effective communication

Policy Analysis

Active Citizenship

Programs details


Dates: 22nd June - 4th July 2020
Mode: Virtual 
Eligibility: Students from Grades 9 to 12
Course Fee: ₹ 14,999 + GST
Final Applications: 18th June 2020
Cohort Size: 20 students

Note: Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.  Candidates who are waitlisted will be informed regarding their application status by 20th June 2020.

Partner Organisations for YLPL 2020

Meet The Guest speakers for YLPL 2020

Venu Gopal Mothkoor

Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

Niti Aayog

Rajesh Rangarajan

Regional Manager 

South at WaterAid India

Siddharth Mazumdar

Public Policy


Johannes Andreasson

First secretary, Trade & Economy Embassy of Sweden, Tokyo

Dharani Kanth Koganti

Co-founder of Policy4Tomorrow

Pawan Sachdeva

Director - Water Management Pte Ltd, Singapore

Reka Tozsa

Project Manager - Asia Europe Foundation (ASEF), Singapore

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