MAVE Emerging Leaders Conference

Leadership in Action

‏‏‎ ‎‏‏‎ ‎‎Friday, July 21 – Sunday, July 23, 2023
‏‏‎ ‎‏‏‎ ‎George Mason University in Fairfax, VA

The MAVE Emerging Leaders Conference aims to inspire and develop a community of young, purpose driven leaders to become catalysts for positive change in their communities. The purpose of conference is to provide students with the knowledge and skills they need to effectively organize.

Pre-Program Orientation:

Participants will be invited to attend a mandatory Pre-Program Orientation Session via Zoom approximately one week before the start of the program. This session will be hosted by the program chair, Arben Istrefi, who will give an overview of the program and respond to any questions that participants may have. This will also be an opportunity to meet your peers prior to the program.

The Goals of This Conference Are to:

‏‏‎ ‎‏‏‎ Understand the Importance of Leadership in Organizing
‏‏‎ ‎‏‏‎ Provide Tools Needed to Start Organizing and Leading
‏‏‎ ‎‏‏‎ Encourage and Motivate Individuals to Become Active Locally, but to Think Globally

Guest Speakers

We have a renowned lineup of guest speakers to embrace the leadership!


* Schedule & Speakers subject to change


What is the Cost of Attending?

In order to ensure a successful and well-organized conference, there is a registration fee of $300 for attending. This fee is necessary to cover the various expenses involved in hosting the conference, including venue rental, equipment, materials, and logistical arrangements.
Scholarships are available

Is There a Dress Code for the Conference?

It is encouraged to dress in modest business casual clothing.

Are There Any Mandatory Readings?

Mandatory Readings will be shared once you have registered and entered into the program.

Will Food be Served?

Yes, meals and snacks will be provided.

What is the Parking Situation?

Coming soon