The Juliette Low Seminar

The Juliette Low Seminar (JLS) is WAGGGS’ flagship leadership development event for young people. Each event provides participants with adventures, cultural experiences and the opportunity to make friends for life.

Juliette Low Seminar

The Juliette Low Seminar (JLS) is traditionally held twice, every three years. Since 1932 we have been providing this inter-cultural, inspirational and international experience. It builds friendships across borders and helps young women step outside of their comfort zones. This event is all about empowering the next generation of leaders with the leadership practices and mindsets they need to succeed.

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The Hub Model

In 2019 we will be piloting a new approach to JLS. We intend to offer this opportunity to up to 1000 active members of Guiding and Scouting aged 20 to 30. We are planning to host multiple JLS “hubs” in every Region at the same time. These will be hosted by the five World Centres, as well as some Member Organisations. Each JLS event will be an international, cross-cultural leadership development experience. We will be taking the very best parts of JLS and making it bigger.

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Our next JLS event will be 14 to 20 November 2019. It will run as parallel events in multiple locations and languages for the first time.

#JLS2019 locations:

These locations are open to all WAGGGS members, we will also offer co-educational locations for the first time. Visit our JLS event site to learn more.

  • AUSTRALIA  hosted by Girl Guides Australia (ASIA PACIFIC REGION)
  • CHILE hosted by Asociación de Guías y Scouts de Chile (WESTERN HEMISPHERE REGION)
  • ENGLAND hosted by Pax Lodge, World Centre (EUROPE REGION)
  • FRANCE hosted by Fédération du Scoutisme Français  (EUROPE REGION)
  • INDIA hosted by Sangam, World Centre (ASIA PACIFIC REGION)
  • IRELAND hosted by Irish Girl Guides (EUROPE REGION)
  • MADAGASCAR hosted by Skotisma Zazavavy Eto Madagasikara (AFRICA REGION)
  • MALDIVES hosted by Maldives Girl Guides Association (ASIA PACIFIC REGION)
  • MEXICO hosted by Our Cabaña, World Centre (WESTERN HEMISPHERE REGION)
  • NIGERIA hosted by The Nigerian Girl Guides Association (AFRICA REGION)
  • PERU hosted by Asociación Nacional de Guías Scouts del Perú (WESTERN HEMISPHERE REGION)
  • POLAND hosted by Związek Harcerstwa Polskiego - ZHP (EUROPE REGION)
  • SWITZERLAND hosted by Our Chalet, World Centre 
  • TAIWAN hosted by Girl Scouts of Taiwan (ASIA PACIFIC REGION)
  • TANZANIA hosted by Kusafiri, World Centre in partnership with Kenya Girl Guides and The Tanzania Girl Guides Association (AFRICA REGION)
  • THAILAND hosted by Girl Guides (Girl Scouts) Association of Thailand (ASIA PACIFIC REGION)
  • UNITED KINGDOM hosted by Girlguiding (EUROPE REGION)
  • Locations in the Arab region are to be announced 

Do you have a question? Visit our Frequently Asked Questions list, with everything you could want to know about JLS 2019. Click here to download: Juliette Low Seminar 2019 FAQs.



Each will run their own selection process, so contact your International Commissioner to find out how you could be apart of one of the 2019 Juliette Low Seminars.

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