The mission of 21st Century Leaders is to inspire the next generation of Georgia leaders by empowering high school students with essential business and community leadership skills through programs connecting a diverse group of enthusiastic peers and passionate professionals.
What: A week-long media literacy focused leadership development program in which participants are exposed to various areas of the media business through interactive workshops, tours, roundtable sessions, team-building exercises, and an etiquette dinner. Participants learn the practice of “pitching” a story.
Who: Current news-savvy sophomores and juniors in Georgia high schools; 75 students accepted.
When: June 22 – 27, 2014
Where: Georgia Institute of Technology – Students reside for a week in college dorms, supervised by 21CL summer staff.
How: Submit an online application, short-answer essay questions, and recommendation from current teacher, counselor or youth leader. Interviews for the program will be held in mid - late March.
Cost: All costs for room, board, and program materials are covered by Turner Broadcasting System.
See the links below for info on Leadership Unplugged 2014!
Hear from 2014 Leadership Unplugged students on their experience on our Student Blog!