The Community Reflects: O-MUN at QLC 16

  The Qatar Leadership Conference 2016 brought together hundreds of motivated students, accomplished leaders, and inspiring speakers. Once again, a large, incredible group of people met at the Qatar National Convention Center to discuss, inspire, brainstorm, and socialize under the famous 30-foot spider. Amid it all, as friendships were developed, ideas were formed, and paths

QLC 2016: Taking #OMUNpride to a Whole New Level

Stepping into the vast halls of the Qatar National Convention Center that lay strewn with blonde, black, brown, ginger and ombre dyed-haired teenagers bubbling with excitement, I felt as though I had just stepped into something much more than a mere conference. Closely connected islands of youth filled the atmosphere with passionate banter about aspirations,

Can theatre solve real world problems?

According to participants at the 2016 Qatar Leadership Conference, it can. I enjoyed presenting at this annual event hosted by THIMUN Qatar on my favourite theatre practitioner, the late Augusto Boal. By presenting a short scene based on a real life experience of powerlessness, participants became ‘spect-actors’ and inserted themselves into the scene to reinvent