About Us

OUR ORGANISATION

Multiethnic Young Leaders NZ (MYLN) is a network of ethnically diverse young leaders between the ages of 18 and 35 who are committed to strengthening social cohesion, championing ethnic and intersectional diversity in leadership, and empowering diverse young New Zealanders.

OUR KAUPAPA

To build Aotearoa New Zealand’s pipeline of diverse, inclusive and purpose-driven future leaders across business, government and community sectors.

OUR PRINCIPLES AND VALUES

OUR OBJECTIVES

  • To equip, elevate, and empower ethnically diverse young people at the start of their careers through leadership and professional development opportunities.
  • To strengthen social cohesion by fostering connections across cultural backgrounds, ethnicities, industries, ages, and communities, enabling mutual support in professional journeys.
  • To transform the face of Aotearoa’s leadership to better reflect New Zealand’s diversity.

OUR INITIATIVES

  • MYLN Membership Network
  • Annual Matariki Reunion
  • Leadership Workshops
  • 3 Kapu Kawhe™ Mentorship Programme
  • Rangatahi Leadership Opportunities Database (RLOD)
  • RLOD Community Kōrero Event
  • NextGen Insights and Perspectives Report
  • NextGen Insights and Perspectives Panel
  • Annual Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori Campaign

OUR 2023 COMMUNITY FUNDERS & COLLABORATORS