At Astudia, our goal is to take action and make a positive impact on the world. That's why we work to reduce the stigma surrounding mental illness through research and conversation. It's why we created our innovative research program to provide students with a platform to develop innovative solutions to global issues. It's why we work to increase educational equity by providing students with free education and empowerment workshops. It's why our GenZCares campaign has reached thousands of people globally while educating them about the scientific, humanitarian, and environmental issues facing our world today.
Our online services are, in many ways, the core of what we do. Whether your passions lie in advocacy, science, or community service, we've got something for you here.
Our GenZCares Initiatives are a series of online initiatives that aim to bring light to world issues. We believe that change and progress start with young people, which is why these initiatives are student-run. By applying to become an ambassador for our initiatives, you will help us raise awareness and educate others, particularly young people, about important global issues while inspiring them to make a difference. Apply today!
Our mental health program includes mental health workshops to educate and empower students, and a mental health research initiative to combat stigma and increase general knowledge about the scientific processes behind mental illnesses. Click below to register for one of our mental health workshops, or apply to join our mental health research team!
In this program, accepted applicants are given the opportunity to write a research paper on a scientific subject that connects to a global issue. This is a valuable opportunity for students interested in science and global affairs.
*Note: The Spring 2022 program has concluded. Stay tuned for updates regarding our next session!
Youth Empowerment workshops
Learn about fascinating topics like youth entrepreneurship, genomics, astronomy, computer science, and more through our free online sessions! After attending each workshop, you can receive a certificate of completion and service hours. We hope you join us for these exciting educational opportunities. Fill out the registration form for our most recent educational workshop here!
*The sign-up link will be updated each time a new workshop is announced. We cap registration at 30-40 participants to ensure individualized attention, so please register in advance!
Chat2Serve: take initiative and make a differencE
Chat2Serve allows students to receive service hours by connecting with people in their communities and beyond. All of this can be done from the comfort of your home via video chat. Currently, Chat2Serve volunteers teach students English through conversation.
Note: Chat2Serve will be expanding soon- stay tuned for updates!
We created our virtual pen pals program to help connect teens from around the world and to help combat loneliness and isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. You can choose to write to your pen pal, video chat with them, or make them pre-recorded videos. If you'd like a virtual pen pal, sign up for the program here!
Note: Pen pals must be under the age of 18, and should expect to be vetted. We conduct random security checks to ensure safety on all of our platforms.
The Astudia Leadership Conference
The Astudia Leadership Conference will be held in late summer/early fall of 2022, during the month of August. The conference will include panels from industry professionals and leaders in advocacy, workshops focused on skills that are required in the modern-day workplace, and opportunities to network with students from around the world. The conference's website link will be going live on this website soon.