We are proud to bring back this popular program for its 10th YEAR, aimed at developing and spotlighting the next generation of Learning Leadership in our field!




NOTE: The deadline for submitting applications has passed. We will be announcing this year's Thirty Under 30 by the end of July.

This year, we will provide a special scholarship and program for 30 learning professionals under the age of 30 at Learning 2019.

The goal of the Learning Thirty Under 30 Program is to provide support, visibility, voice and development for the next generation of Learning Leaders. Each member of the Thirty Under 30 program will receive:

  • 30 Under 30 sessions, led by alumni of previous 30 Under 30 programs
  • Unique development and benchmarking activities with peers
  • Interactive time with key speakers and other learning leaders
  • Participation in Mentoring Activities
  • Key Roles at Learning 2019 as Leaders and Facilitators
  • A Major Discount to Learning 2019

We will select 30 learning colleagues who meet these criteria:

  • Born after October 30, 1989 (You must be under 30 during Learning 2019)
  • Working in the learning field
  • Interested in developing your career in the learning field
  • Supported by your employer to participate in this program and their willingness to pay a reduced tuition ($850) and travel expenses
  • Willing and excited to participate in a number of pre-event and event activities focused on our 30 Under 30 Group
  • Willing to play a role at Learning 2019 as a session leader
  • Willing to participate in a Mentoring activities at Learning 2019
  • High Energy, outgoing and raring to network with new colleagues


We are excited to announce that the Learning 2019 30 Under 30 Program will be facilitated by two of our 2018 Alumni  - -Meaghan Castillo, CocaCola and Andy Hyde, BGC.


Over the past 9 years, we have had participants from over 150 organizations, including:

  • Accenture
  • Allstate Insurance Co.
  • American Express Global Business Travel
  • American Red Cross
  • Bloomberg LP
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
  • Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Dept of Veterans Affairs
  • Einstein Noah Restaurant Group & Caribou Coffee
  • Ericsson
  • Ernst & Young
  • Farmers Insurance
  • Fidelity Investments
  • General Mills
  • Google
  • Herman Miller
  • Hilton Worldwide
  • IBM
  • JetBlue Airways
  • Konica Minolta Business Solutions
  • LinkedIn
  • MetLife
  • Nationwide Insurance
  • NBCUniversal
  • Oracle

  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Procter & Gamble
  • PwC
  • SAP
  • Southwest Airlines
  • The Boeing Company
  • The Kellogg Company
  • Twitter
  • U.S. Office of Personnel Management
  • Verizon Wireless
  • Volkswagen of America
  • Wegmans
  • Wyndham Hotel Group
  • And many more…

Quotes from former 30 Under 30 participants...

"I absolutely loved the programme and am so excited others get the chance to experience the same." Leonie Yijink, MCI

“The 30 U 30 program was a great opportunity for me, and I know that those in my alumni class have been able to progress in their careers since being part of the program.” Sarah Truchard, Rockwater Energy Solutions