Youth Summits

YPFP is proud to select and prepare the American youth delegates for the Y7 & Y20 Summits.

The youth summits are engaging week long events that bring together rising leaders from around the global to debate various global challenges.

Applications are currently closed for the Y7 and Y20 Summits. Subscribe to the DC newsletter for updates.

2018 Y7 Summit

The Y7 is a leadership summit that convenes young professionals from G7 countries for one week each year to develop policy solutions to current global challenges. The 2018 Summit was held in Ottawa, Canada.


Please see the official Y7 2018 website for more more information and to read the Communique created by this year’s delegates.


YPFP selected four delegates and they were:

Master of Arts Graduate, Johns Hopkins University SAIS
Regulatory Affairs, Omron Healthcare Europe B.V
Special Assistant, InterAction
Communications Director, Massachusetts State Senator Eric Lesser

2018 Y20 Summit

The Y20 is an annual diplomatic summit that gathers young leaders from the G20 countries for an opportunity to dialogue about innovative solutions to the world’s toughest problems. This year’s summit was held in Cordoba, Argentina and focused on issues related to the future of work.


Read the delegates’ policy recommendations.


The two delegates selected by YPFP were:

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Researcher, New York State Attorney General Barbara Underwood
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Program Assistant, City of Minneapolis-Community Planning and Economic Development