Sidra Raslan is a young Syrian determined to take part in making the world and her country a better place. She believes in the power of youth and the gift of diversity, and that when combined together with personal stories and an openness to share, provides a space that inspires leadership and a cascade of change. We are calling that space the Creative Leadership conference. Her journey with IofC began in 2016, since then she has carried with her a piece of the palace and the people she’s met with her daily, and it keeps her motivated to be the best version she can be of herself. In Syria she spends free time volunteering with youth to empower then to become active members of society. She is constantly seeking opportunities and working on ‘being the change she wishes to see in the world.