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Un[convention]al: A Playful Look at Social Innovation

Wednesday, May 16, 2012 - 12:50
Re.Think Leadership

Re.think Leadership is youth leadership programme which has been created so as to address the need for the development of young leaders within the greater Cape Town community (and South Africa as a whole).

The organisation has been formed through the collaborative efforts of a group of young adults, who have been working together in community based activities, both in South Africa and internationally, since 2001. Their previous work includes, but is not limited to, dialogue and interactive activities relating to issues of peace, violence, interfaith collaboration, gender, equality, racism, privilege and social responsibility.

Re.think Leadership is hosting ‘Un[convention]al - ‘A Playful Look at Social Innovation’, on 14 July 2012 in Stellenbosch.

Un[convention]al is a laboratory that exposes young people to creative and innovative ways in which people are leading and improving communities.

The event will take place over a full day, with sessions during which selected presenters will showcase exciting ideas, initiatives and inventions that have addressed some of the challenges facing South African communities.

What is un[convention]al?

Un[convention]al is an opportunity to see presentations by amazing social innovators and to interact with them. It is also a platform for you to meet learners from other schools who are excited and committed to creating positive change. Un[convention]al will be playful, inspiring, challenging and, most importantly, mad fun.

Who else will be coming?

The presenters represent a variety of amazingly un[convention]al movements and organisations.

There will be 50 adult delegates and 100 high school youth delegates.

The high school delegates must be in grades 10, 11 or 12. We hope you will apply to be a part of that group!

How much does it cost?

There are 100 tickets available. 50 of these tickets will cost R100 per learner, and the other 50 are free places. If you purchase an entry you secure your place at the event. If you choose to apply for a free entry you must submit a one-page motivation. Note that there are a limited number of places and early entries will be given preference. All delegates will receive breakfast and lunch.

There are 50 adult delegates places available tickets are R250.

To purchase a ticket contact Emile Engel, Mobile: 076 163 0005, E-mail: emile@rethink-leadership.org.

Time: 8h00 – 18h00

Transport will be provided from designated locations in Cape Town and Stellenbosch.

How do I submit the application form?
The attached form must be filled out and submit to:
Postal Address:
P.O Box 2549
Clareinch
7740

E-mail a scanned copy to admin@rethink-leadership.org or fax to 021 674 5367.

Enquiries: 021 674 5338 (Ask to speak to Re.think Leadership), mobile: 079 798 1793 (Orli)

Paid submissions:

Once your application has been submitted you will be notified as how to pay. Remember paid entries will operate on a first come first serve bases.

Free submissions: Once you has submitted your application along with your motivation we will contact you as to the success of the application.

This is a project of Re.think Leadership NPO - 072 - 480

The application deadline is 1 June 2012.

To download the application form, refer to www.rethink-leadership.org/unconventional.html.

For more information, refer to www.rethink-leadership.org.

Event start date: 
14/07/2012
Event end date: 
14/07/2012
Event venue: 
Van Zyl Slabbert Institute for Student Leadership Development, University of Stellenbosch
Event type: 
Conference