RYLA - Rotary Youth Leadership Awards

What is RYLA

Realising leadership potential
RYLA is a premier youth leadership development program designed to promote proactivity, personal and professional development of Australian youth who have already been identified with exceptional leadership potential.

RYLA recruits only the highest calibre young people and offers this group the chance to access some of Australia's most influential and motivational speakers; experts in a variety of fields.

RYLA is hosted by Rotary, a reputable not for profit organisation whose mission is to provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations and build goodwill and peace in the world. One of Rotary International's key commitments is to helping young people prepare for the future and to build the next generation of leaders.

Why choose RYLA?
Established in 1971, RYLA focuses on leadership, citizenship, and personal development. The program is designed to:

  • Build on the existing leadership potential of participants providing them with the opportunity to sharpen their leadership skills and put them into practice.
  • Encourage participants to further develop their own unique talents and abilities. Remind participants of their responsibility to their communities and to the world.