Power Up Annual Conference

2023 Dates Announced in the Fall!

AMP Global Youth’s annual student-run conference connecting youth around the greatest challenges facing us today.

The Power Up is AMP Global Youth’s annual student-designed event, bringing young leaders from around the globe together to explore, refresh and connect. Scroll down for highlights from:

  • 2022 Power Up for Climate Justice!
  • 2021 Power Up around COVID-19

Dates for our 2023 event will be announced in Fall 2022.


Key Program Elements


Global experts and youth leaders break down our greatest challenges.


Participants hail from dozens of countries and US states.


Participants build skills to envision and design the world we believe in.

Created by youth, for youth

Our spectacular student Fellows organize the Power Up Conferences, from choosing the theme to inviting speakers and students, to facilitating the event. Fellows are all alumni of the Global Scholar Program.

Thank you to the experts and leaders joining us!

Dr. Farhana Sultana, Associate Professor, Syracuse University
Renata Koch Alvarenga, Founder and Director, EmpoderaClima
Ezra Thrush, Senior Director of Government Affairs, PennFuture
Samir Chowdhury, Founder, Youth Climate Action Team Inc.
Davis Reuben Sekamwa, Project Manager, RiseUp Movement
Jim Trousdale, Chief Financial Officer, Apex Energy
Bodhi Patil, Co-Creator of Ocean Uprise
Jenn Halpin, Director, Dickinson College Farm
Delie Wilkens, U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities
Anthony Mitchell, DC Mayor’s Office
Brie Charles, University of Pittsburgh
BreYhana Johnson, Miss Black Tennessee International Ambassador

Event Highlights

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