The Asia Society Teen Council is a cohort of teens engaging in year-round programming designed to uplift and amplify student voices representing the diversity of Houston. Throughout the program, teens will learn about diverse cultures, develop cross-cultural communication skills, and build global competency.
Join a group of up to 20 high school teens to design programs and resources that make Asia Society a more welcoming, accessible, and relevant space for Houston-area youth! Learn more »
Our virtual after-school club for students ages 13–18 provides an introduction to Indian culture, covering the basics of the Hindi language and featuring hands-on activities exploring different topics such as geography, music, film, literature, and environmental issues. Learn more »
The Young Leaders Institute (YLI) is a week-long program for high school students aimed at promoting global competence as well as leadership skills. Since launching in 2016, YLI has provided new perspectives and strengthened skills for more than 200 students.
This summer's topics are Energy and the Environment, Food Security, and COVID-19: Reflections and New Realities. Throughout the week, students will learn the value of collaboration as they work in teams, researching, debating, and presenting solutions for the challenges facing our world. They will be mentored throughout the week by Asia Society staff and experts in their respective fields. An application is required to be admitted to the 2020 Young Leaders Institute. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, with an extended deadline of Monday, May 25, 2020.
Major support for Education & Outreach programs at Asia Society Texas Center comes from Nancy C. Allen, Chinhui Juhn and Eddie Allen, and Mary Lawrence Porter, as well as The Brown Foundation, Inc., and The Houston Endowment. Additional funding also provided by the George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation, as well as through contributions from the Friends of Asia Society, a dedicated group of individuals committed to bringing exceptional programming and exhibitions to Asia Society Texas Center.