Robinsonian travels to Washington D.C. for highly selective environment forum:
We are proud to share news of Victor Aguilar, 11th grader, who has been selected to represent Puerto Rico as a National Youth Delegate for the prestigious 2018 Washington Youth Summit on the Environment at George Mason University. He will join a select group of 300 students from across the country to participate in an intensive, week-long study of leadership in environmental science and conservation. Chosen based on his academic accomplishments, Victor also has demonstrated interest and excellence in leadership, sciences and conservation studies.
George Mason University and partners National Geographic and the National Zoo, are excited to welcome the nation’s young scholars our Nation’s Capital. With distinguished faculty, guest speakers, and direct access to elite D.C. practitioners, the Washington Youth Summit on the Environment offers aspiring environmentalists an unparalleled experience. The week-long program is held at George Mason University’s state-of-the-art campus. The Summit will encourage and inspire young leaders who desire a unique experience focused on successful careers in this dynamic industry.
The Washington Youth Summit on the Environment will be held June 24 to 29, 2018.
About the 2018 Washington Youth Summit on the Environment:
The Washington Youth Summit on the Environment (WYSE) is a unique student leadership conference designed to develop and encourage future leaders in the important field of environmental studies and conservation in the 21st century. The Advisory Board is chaired by Mark Bauman, Senior Vice President of the Smithsonian Institution’s Enterprises Division. Additional members include world-renowned scholars, distinguished scientists and award-winning university faculty, such as Dr. Tom Lovejoy, noted environmentalist and former executive vice president of the World Wildlife Fund. Delegates gain an insider look at environmental science, policy and conservation issues. George Mason University is setting the gold standard for modern, public universities through programs like the WYSE. For more information, online information is available at wyse.gmu.edu.