Welcome to this Masterclass on public speaking with Melati and Isabel Wijsen. Learn from these frontline activists who spent nearly ten years on global stages like TED, the UN, CNN Heroes and so much more! Not only on big name stages, but also in front of classrooms with students and high-level meetings with politicians and corporate leaders, Melati and Isabel have learned how to capture the attention of all types of audiences.

In this Masterclass, you will

  • Learn about the history of public speaking

  • Learn about body language, tone, facial expressions

  • Get tips and tricks on how to master memorisation

Also included in this Masterclass

  • Completion certificate

  • Lifetime access to content

  • Meet other changemakers

What You Can Expect

  • A lot of fun learning about public speaking

  • Insightful real life stories from activists on the frontlines

  • Loooooots of fun!

This Masterclass Is Presented By

Melati is a 21 year old full time changemaker and movement builder. She founded Bye Bye Plastic Bags at the age of 12, since then, Melati has spoken on world stages such as TED and the UN and has recently co-chaired the World Economic Forum GPAP committee, sat on the inaugural Expert Advisory Panel for the Earthshot Prize, and has had her film, Bigger Than Us, premiere at the 74th Cannes Film Festival 2021. Today, Melati launched her new company, YOUTHTOPIA, focusing on youth empowerment through short, meaningful peer to peer programs and providing them the tools they need to be changemakers. Her vision is to make YOUTHTOPIA the go to platform for young people to learn about frontline skills.

Melati Wijsen


This Masterclass Is Presented By

Isabel Wijsen is a 19 year old Dutch-Indonesian activist, she is currently a senior at Green School, Bali. Isabel is the founder of Bye Bye Plastic Bags, which she co-founded in 2013, then age 10, with her older sister Melati, then 12. As of June 23 2019, the official ban of plastic bags, straws and styrofoam has been enforced by the Balinese government which is not only but also thanks to Bye Bye Plastic Bags; campaigning for the past six years. This campaign of saying no to plastic bags ultimately led to the first Indonesian province to make the ban. Bye Bye Plastic Bags is by now a youth driven NGO with 50+ global team in more than 40 countries.

Isabel Wijsen

Circle of Youth

Course curriculum

  1. 01
    • Introduction to YOUTHTOPIA Masterclass

  2. 02
    • Meet the Circle of Youth members

    • Public speaking: what is it?

    • Challenges and why it's normal to feel that way

    • How to make a good story

    • Body Language

    • Tonality

    • Facial Expressions

    • Writing your story

    • Practice makes perfect, some guidance (preparation)

    • How to own the stage

    • Outro

About our pricing

At YOUTHTOPIA we believe that education should be accessible for all. 

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