Hindu Youth Leadership Summit 2023
Hindu Students Council is pleased to invite you to the Hindu Youth Leadership Summit!
Student leaders from all over North America will get together to learn about our great heritage and culture, learn invaluable leadership skills, meet link-minded individuals, learn how to lead a student organization, play team building games, engage in stimulating discussions, enjoy yoga & meditation sessions and much more. The evenings are filled with singing, dancing, games, and opportunities to share memories and create new ones.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is the goal of the HYLS?
The goal of this summit is to bring together HSC chapter leaders from across North America & the Caribbean to promote unity, foster collaboration, provide hands-on leadership training, discuss brand new chapter initiatives, and strategize on how to best lead and grow an HSC chapter. Along with meeting other chapter executives from around the continent, there will also be plenty of opportunities for team bonding, fun, and games during the summit.
Q: What does the Summit programming look like?
A draft schedule will be shared in the upcoming days for those who register. At a high level, there will be chapter development workshops, trivia, leadership hackathons, a review of HSC’s mission/vision, yoga & meditation sessions, team bonding activities & games, guest speakers (spiritual & professional), and quite a bit more.
Q: Who is invited to this Summit?
The Summit is open to all youth interested in Hindu culture and in developing leadership skills.
Q: How do I register for this Summit?
Registration is very limited and capped at 25. To reserve a spot at the summit, registrants must register Registration is $75 for students and $108 for alumni. Deadline for registration is September 8, 2023 by 11:59 pm ET.
The registration fee is due at the time of registration and is non-refundable. To reserve a seat at the summit, students must submit the fee along with the registration from.
Q: What flights should I book?
Please book flights that arrive at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR). The hotel is about 10 minutes away from Newark Airport. You’re also welcome to travel to/from another airport (LaGuardia Airport (LGA) or John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)), but those will be slightly further away from the venue. Please feel free to reach out to us for help in picking the correct flight times. Once you have booked, please email your itinerary to [email protected].
If you’re traveling by train, the closest station on the NJ transit is Newark Penn Station.
Q: What is included in registration?
Hotel stay and meals will be covered by HSC during the summit. Lodging will be provided from Friday (9/23) afternoon until Sunday (9/25) morning.
Travel expenses are not covered in the registration fee. Please make your own arrangements. We can assist in picking appropriate arrival and departure times.
We highly recommend students to work with their university student body to get reimbursement for the registration fee and travel expenses – we can send you a formal invitation letter that students can use to submit to the University along with the funding request. Please contact [email protected] to set up a meeting with us on how to request funds from your university.
Q: Is there any financial aid available?
Students who are in need of financial assistance or have questions regarding payment please contact [email protected].