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Harvard Model Congress Young Leadership Program

A life-changing 2-Week Virtual Program for High School Students to Create Impactful Change with Project-Based, Experiential Learning.


Grades 8th-12th


2 Weekends

Early Application Date

4 July, 2024

[Regular Date: 10 Jul, 2024]

Program Fee for Early Applicants

USD 300

[Regular Fee: USD 400]

Application deadline

10 July, 2024

Program Delivery

Zoom Led

About HMC

Harvard Model Congress (HMC) stands as the world’s largest congressional simulation conference, offering high school students an immersive and dynamic experience. With participation open to students from the United States and abroad, HMC presents a unique opportunity to engage in a realistic model congress simulation. The entire event is organized and run by our devoted team of Harvard undergraduates, ensuring a high-quality and impactful experience for all participants.

About the program

Welcome to HMC Young Leadership Program, it's an intensive 4-day program led by HMC mentors focusing on leadership activities, a contextual problem and how to solve it through a group effort. Going through a packed curriculum, students will learn how to come up with innovative solutions to some of the most pressing issues of our times. The mentors will teach you how to think through problems critically and creatively and will help you in creating an actionable plan.

minds from across the world - will identify,
brainstorm, and solve some of the biggest challenges of today and tomorrow under the watchful guidance of illustrious IVY league mentors.

As their inner leader emerges, the once-in-a-lifetime
experience will change the way they interpret the future, andtheir ability to influence it.

What You’ll Gain

Learn by asking questions and grow by sharing ideas

Deepen Insights

Learn a systematic, comprehensive approach to solving real-world problems from trained and dedicated mentors from the Harvard Model Congress (HMC).

Sharpen Critical Thinking

Hone your thought process to become more analytical and creative.

Data Analysis

Use data to quantify and validate your proposed solutions.

Skill Development

Practice your communication skills to effectively convey your recommendations.

Test your Solution

Brainstorm practical methods to implement your solutions.

Global Networking

Forge life-long, value-rich networks with Harvard mentors, global thought pioneers and peers around the world who share your passion for answers.

Awards & Recognitions

Showcase your achievements to the world


Certificate from Harvard Model Congress (HMC).


Access to all LWL webinar/masterclass.

LwL Social Media Feature

Get a chance to be featured on Learn with Leaders’ Social Media platforms.

Portfolio Enhancement

Enhance your portfolio with certificates and projects.


Time mentioned is in Eastern Standard Time (EST Time Zone)


July 27, 2024 -Saturday


9:00 am - 12:00 pm-EST

Day 1: Problem Solving (Case)

9 AM - 10 AM EST : Problem Solving Framework

10 AM - 11 AM EST: Tackling Cases

11 AM - 12 PM EST: Cases and presentations


July 28, 2024 -Sunday


9:00 am - 12:00 pm-EST

Day 2: Negotiation and Conflict Resolution in a Divided World

9 AM - 9:45 AM EST: “Winning as much as you can” activity

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM EST: The 5 Critical Elements of rational negotiation

10:45 AM - 12 PM EST: Rational negotiation in the real world activity


August 3, 2024 -Saturday


9:00 am - 12:00 pm-EST

Day 3: Acing Public Speaking

9 AM - 10 AM EST: Workshop: Public Speaking Techniques

10 AM - 11 AM EST: Rhetoric Analysis

11 AM -12 PM EST: Workshop “Art of Persuasion”


August 4, 2024 -Sunday


9:00 am - 12:00 pm-EST

Day 4: • Debate Workshop & Presentations

9 AM - 10 AM EST: Debate Workshop

10 AM - 11 AM EST: Debate Practicum

11 AM - 12 PM EST: Final Presentations and Reflections

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