Young Diplomats of Utah

The Young Diplomats of Utah enables high school students to engage with the global community in their hometown. World affairs is the fundamental basis of our program - we introduce youth to the knowledge and resources to develop their leadership skills and combine this understanding with field experiences, including cultural awareness, lectures, diplomacy simulations, and volunteerism and service projects. The results are youth who are committed to civic activism, engaged with Utah's diverse peoples, and practicing our guiding principle of citizen diplomacy - the concept that we all have the right and responsibility to help shape foreign relations one handshake at a time.

The Young Diplomats of Utah is open to all high school students in the state of Utah.

Become a Young Diplomat of Utah

The Young Diplomats of Utah program fosters future leaders by introducing them to diverse cultures and communities, international relations and world affairs, and the humanities.


Young Diplomats of Utah must meet the following requirements:

  • Attend a high school in Utah,
  • Commit to participate in a number of globally focused activities, averaging 1-hour per week,
  • Attend 75% of biweekly meetings throughout the year,
  • Attend 3 of 4 weekend workshops throughout the year.

 The application for the 2021/22 cohort of Young Diplomats of Utah is now open!

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Meet our Young Diplomats!

2020-2021 Graduates


  • Michael Johnson

    Michael Johnson

    Lone Peak High School

  • Bridget Raymundo

    Bridget Raymundo

    Academy for Math, Engineering, & Science

  • Kerrianne Skidmore

    Kerrianne Skidmore

    Lone Peak High School

  • Aubriel Vine

    Aubriel Vine

    Lone Peak High School

  • Laila Mora

    Laila Mora

    Lone Peak High School

  • Heber Ford

    Heber Ford

    Lone Peak High School

  • Ameena Ahmed

    Ameena Ahmed

    Granger High School

  • Sofia Detjen

    Sofia Detjen

    Lone Peak High School