EIL Explore an international organisation, funds overseas intercultural learning experiences which challenges participants to become global citizens. Rose Cotter will join 5 other students, who will represent Ireland at a global conference in the Governor’s Institute of Vermont. EIL Explore offers this Youth Activist award to six young people who have demonstrated leadership potential while being actively involved in their community. Rose will spend 2 weeks in Vermont with other award winners asking and answering difficult questions, by exploring different sides of issues and political perspectives. It challenges participants to find solutions to the local and global problems that directly impact young people.