YLP Lebanon Talks is a series of motivational talks that hosted multiple special guest speakers that addressed the several ways of coping in times of crises.
YLP participants felt that they needed to interact with each other and listen to real-life success stories and advice, and the YLP Team came to the rescue with YLP Talks!
The series offered the youth a chance to get to know prominent Lebanese figures that come from different backgrounds and that will motivate them to do their best and overcome the challenges during these times of crises.
The first talk was held with Yusr Sabra, CEO and Co-Founder at Wakilni, she discussed several ways to Operate Under Crisis. The second talk was held with Jad Al Fakhani CEO of Beycom Inc where he had discussed The Rise of Online Businesses during the Crisis, giving more hope to the youth about how themselves can start and maintain their businesses online. Next up was Rola El-Annan, Co-Founder and Director of IBE Institute and Behavioral Analyst, that had discussed the following topic: Waking Up in Crisis: Finding the Interesting Material and Putting the Pieces Together, giving the participants an insight on how to emotionally and behaviorally cope in times of crises. And finally, the last talk was held with Maya Terro, Founder and Director of FoodBlessed, discussing Leadership in times of Crisis, giving more advice to the youth about how to be community leaders and lead their projects to success.
More than 60 participants attended each of the talks and had the chance to interact with each other and with the guest speakers to exchange thoughts and feelings. The youth felt very connected and motivated to further develop and enhance their projects and overcome any obstacle!