WUSC works towards a world in which all young people can grow up in safe, secure and supportive environments; have access to high quality education opportunities from early childhood to adulthood; are able to secure fair, decent and fulfilling employment; and can actively participate in all aspects of their society’s development.
Who We Are
WUSC is a network of professionals, students, volunteers, faculty, and community leaders who, together, provide opportunities to some of the world’s most disadvantaged youth.
WUSC works with and through its southern partners – government, civil society and the private sector – to strengthen education systems, expand employment opportunities, and foster an environment in which the aspirations and full participation of young people can be realized.
Board of Directors
WUSC’s volunteer Board of Directors is a mix of scholars, students, WUSC alumni, CEOs and prominent figures representing government, the international and educational community across Canada and overseas.
Nominations to the Board of Directors
The 2012 Board members have already been chosen. Please check next fall for nominations to the 2013 Board of Directors.
Our members are people who contribute their time and energy to WUSC because they share our belief in the power of education to change the world. Our membership categories include:
Our members have a say on WUSC’s governance. As voting delegates during our Annual Assembly, they help frame our agenda and our priorities, elect our Board of Directors and can be nominated to serve as Board members.
WUSC’s has dedicated staff in Canada and overseas. Our head office is located in Ottawa, Ontario with field offices in Africa, Asia and Latin America.