I want to volunteer abroad but…

“I want to volunteer abroad but…” When asking someone whether they would like to volunteer abroad, there’s never an easy answer. After all, how could someone make such a huge decision like this? But fear not – volunteering abroad may be one of the most fulfilling choices you can make, which is why we would […]

Teaching is Leadership

Think about the greatest teachers you have ever had in your life. How did they make you feel? Did they inspire you to pursue your goals? Did they make your education worth enjoying? Did you they make you think in any way that a textbook could never do? I am a firm believer in the […]

Latin America: Truth vs Stereotype

What comes to your mind first when thinking of Brazil: the colorful carnivals or the favelas? What about Mexico: its wonderful cuisine or the crime rate? Many people have mixed feelings about Latin American countries – on one side, they are excited to travel to a part of the world that they know very little […]

7 Things You Only Live in AIESEC

HEY AIESEC! What’s up? HOW ARE YOU FEELING? Excellent! HOW ARE YOU REALLY FEELING? Really excellent!! Imagine being greeted to every meeting with this chorus. Energising, isn’t it? And that is exactly what AIESEC is all about. An energising and upbeat culture unmatched anywhere else After a long day of lectures and tutorials, all you […]

The Leadership We Develop

Leadership is many things. It is the power to develop others. It is the capacity to develop yourself. It is the ability to look in the mirror and tell yourself that you can make an impact. Perhaps what is most important about leadership is that it is a mindset. You may have heard of AIESEC […]

Call Me a Millennial!

Millennial: noun 1. A term commonly used to denote people that become young adults in the early 21 st century. “You millennials are _________”     Fill in the blanks. Lazy? Selfish? Entitled? Privileged? Snowflakes?   Millennials often get some strong labels attached to them and chances are that if you are one, you have […]

Why Youth Leadership?

Leadership: what does the word remind you of? Authority. Confidence. Power. Age.   It is a word that everyone knows but few really understand. But of all the misconceptions that come with it, I will focus on the last one for now: age.   The most common perception is that with age comes experience and […]