AIFS Overseas at Scholar World Management Convention 2024

Creating future world leaders? We’re all about it. As a global schooling group who has been offering the easiest in examine overseas and worldwide internship applications for many years, we all know a factor or two about co-curricular and experiential studying experiences that assist college students thrive. It’s our pleasure to offer our contributors with as many educational and pre-professional improvement alternatives as potential, together with taking part in occasions just like the annual Scholar World Management Convention (SGLC).

Learn on to study extra about this yr’s Scholar World Management Convention (SGLC) and our unbelievable scholar presenters.

What’s the Scholar World Management Convention (SGLC)?

The Scholar World Management Convention (SGLC) is an annual convention in London, England hosted by FIE: Basis for Worldwide Training. It was developed to convey individuals collectively who really feel passionately about points like sustainability, range and inclusion, social justice, and human rights.

Annually is targeted on a unique theme, 2024’s being “Management and Psychological Well being: Equal Alternatives to Thrive.” The annual SGLC options participating keynotes and shows, sensible examples and takeaways for actual world software, and networking alternatives with different college students and management professionals.

Undergraduate and graduate college students inquisitive about studying about management are invited to attend, in addition to greater schooling and examine overseas professionals.

AIFS’ Involvement in SGLC

The 2024 Scholar World Management Convention was sponsored by AIFS in partnership with FIE. Along with members of our crew in London being concerned within the convention’s organizing committee, numerous AIFS Overseas contributors from program areas worldwide have been invited to put in writing a paper and current in a joint panel on a subject associated to the convention theme.

AIFS Overseas Scholar Individuals at SGLC

AIFS Overseas scholar presenters share their expertise on the 2024 Scholar World Management Convention (SGLC) in London, England

4 AIFS Overseas contributors from our World Training Facilities worldwide have been chosen to current on the Scholar World Management Convention.

Throughout their group presentation, college students supplied the viewers perception into the essential function that peer management performs in enhancing younger adults’ psychological well being. They argue that one of the best individuals suited to guide younger individuals are their friends who’ve a detailed perception into the psychological well being issues that are most vital to them. The scholars thought of teams who could also be particularly weak to psychological well being issues, together with LGBTQ+ youth, neurodiverse college students, kids who’ve skilled trauma, and people with nervousness issues. Every scholar accomplished a paper and offered their findings throughout the Convention, permitting them college students to speak about themselves and their very own struggles as a part of the framework.

“We’re invested within the matter we’re discussing at the moment for plenty of causes. First, we are going to every converse on a topic which feels private to us. In some instances, it is because we’re speaking about a problem of psychological well being which has formed or continues to form the way in which we have interaction with the world. In others, it’s the work now we have completed with friends and youthful individuals across the matter. Second, every paper has a case examine or challenge for the longer term at its middle: we need to depart you with methods of what might be completed to provide higher outcomes for the following technology of younger individuals. We’re conscious that our technology will get caught with a number of labels; what we wish to argue at the moment is that most of the psychological well being challenges which younger individuals face at the moment will not be new, we simply know methods to identify them. That’s maybe why it’s so vital for younger individuals to have a voice in the case of figuring out the wants and greatest technique of assist for different younger individuals.”

– Victoria Shafer

Subjects Introduced

aifs abroad students presenting at the Student Global Leadership Conference (SGLC) 2024 in London, england
College students Presenting at SGLC 2024

Learn on to study extra about every AIFS Overseas scholar who participated within the 2024 Scholar World Management Convention and the main focus of their presentation.

Elaina (Ellie) Milano, College of Dayton, AIFS Overseas in Florence, Italy

ellie milano, aifs abroad in florence, italy student
Ellie Milano
Presentation: “Nervousness: The Underlying Challenges Dealing with Younger Adults”

“I’m right here at the moment to speak about nervousness and the challenges aligned with that with younger adults. I need to shine some gentle on the topic as a result of I carefully align with matter since I’ve nervousness and am continually confronted with the identical challenges that a number of different younger adults face. Whereas I focus on how companies and folks can deal with these challenges, I’m additionally making an attempt to pave a approach for all of the individuals feeling this discomfort with nervousness, and assist hold this line of communication open for us all.”

– Elaina (Ellie) Milano

Victoria Shafer, College of Minnesota – Duluth, AIFS Overseas in Salzburg, Austria

Presentation: “Let’s Speak About Gender Identification”

“I’m a Minnesota 4-H alumni. For these of you who don’t know what that’s, it’s a youth management program. My objective so that you can take away from my speak is that in case you are younger particular person, converse up along with your concepts to older individuals; and older individuals, be sure you hearken to them.”

– Victoria Shafer

Catherine Lievi, Fairfield College, AIFS Overseas in London, England

Presentation: “Unveiling the Neurodivergent Management Benefit: ​A Dyslexic Perspective”

“Right now I’ll be speaking about neurodiversity and younger individuals. I’m myself dyslexic and talking from my experiences. I’m hoping what I’ve discovered can be utilized to assist the following technology.”

Catherine Lievi

Emily Childress, College of Arkansas, AIFS Overseas in Rome, Italy

Presentation: “Constructing Resilience: Implementing Trauma-Knowledgeable Practices in Training for Scholar Wellbeing”

“I’m right here at the moment to speak about trauma and methods to implement trauma delicate education into faculty districts. I received drawn to this concept from working with kids who’ve gone via trauma and seeing first-hand the affect that this will have on their capacity to successfully study in standardized faculty settings. It’s finally my objective to affect younger individuals; to assist pave the way in which for colleges to do higher.”

– Emily Childress

AIFS Overseas School Assist

A key element of empowering scholar success on this initiative was the assist and mentorship of Dr. Bianca Leggett, Director of Educational Affairs right here at AIFS Overseas. Dr. Leggett was thrilled to offer contributors with pre-conference on-line conferences and mentorship to foster a foundational crew spirit, regardless of their geographical variations. College students additionally obtained customized assist from her via presentation improvement and in-depth discussions about management. She invited college students to contemplate questions like:

  1. What sort of chief do I need to be?
  2. What are probably the most urgent issues relating to psychological well being that leaders are dealing with at the moment?

Throughout their time collectively in London for the Scholar World Management Convention, Dr. Leggett additionally took college students to London’s iconic landmark, The Shard, for a co-curricular studying alternative. They mentioned how the architect, Renzo Piano, meant the unfinished look of the constructing to sign humility and striving, whereas the skin displays the altering climate and exercise of town. Moreover, they mentioned how the area people interprets the constructing. For some, it’s seen as forbidding and aggressive trying, representing the challenges of management and the significance of connection to the communities we serve. To others, it symbolizes a disconnection from a few of London’s neighborhood, which might be interpreted as an icon of poor management. These discussions between college and scholar create distinctive and significant studying alternatives.

Be a part of us in celebrating these 4 scholar leaders.

Presenting at an occasion just like the Scholar World Management Convention is not any small feat. We’re so pleased with Emily, Catherine, Ellie, and Victoria for his or her unbelievable work individually and as a crew. We sit up for seeing how they proceed to develop as leaders.

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