Welcome To Riga Young Leaders School!
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Dear students, we are opening applications for the Riga Young Leaders School, where instead of boring lessons and tests, you will find motivating master classes with international experts, experience working on interesting projects, interesting field trips, participation in case tournaments and exciting debates.

School of young leaders is an opportunity for young people to:

Develop leadership skills, improve self-esteem and communication skills, learn about successful team-work

An opportunity to meet and discuss relevant topics with peers and interesting guests.

Attend interesting events.

Bring into life your innovative ideas.

Join our leadership community and we will help you reach your potential!

  • The selection consists of several stages: submitting an application on our website, and interview with the project team.
  • All classes are free!
  • Classes will be held in Latvian, Russian and English.


For young people: 15-21

English, Leadership, Confidence, Communication, Working in a team, Self-esteem

Working Language – Latvian, Russian, English

Aimed at teenagers who want to improve their English and develop leadership related skills. We offer an engaging learning program that will help young participants to develop leadership potential, enhance their communication skills, learn to work in a team and get higher self-esteem.

We select and design activities that our young learners will enjoy, but that also motivate the practice of their English skills.

Leadership school program include:

  • Group projects
  • Masterclasses
  • Discussions and debates
  • Meetings with special English-speaking guests and experts
  • Day trips
  • Hands-on activities
  • And much more…


Name Description
Patricija Anna Vavilova (Latvia) Instagram influencer, law student, EU activist and a member of presidium in Youth Parliament of Latvia.
Alexandre Sanseverino (France) European Voluntary Service Charter with ERASMUS +
Lucas Schäfer (Germany) Head of Fundraising nationwide on behalf of Friends of the Earth Germany (BUND), the nation’s largest grassroots environmental organisation.
Giovanni Porcellana (Italy/ Switzerland). Giovanni is a nuclear engineer, one of the Global Shapers, works for CERN (the European Organization for Nuclear Research).
Mike Waldron (United Kingdom) A designer and Master Facilitator in the British Council Active Citizens Global Programme (a social leadership training programme).An independent consultant working in the arena of inter-cultural literacy, dialogue,cultural relations and diversity.
Kristine Leontjeva Active Citizen program manager, British Council Latvia
Becky Satterfield Cultural attache, the USA Embassy Riga
Anush / Anna Bagdasarjana Latvian Stylist, founder of the Style School
Jelena Kiselova Youth activist, Active Citizens programme facilitator. Etiquette expert.