Three Dot Dash® is a global initiative of WAFF that supports Global Teen Leaders (GTLs) around the world who are actively working on projects that promote a more peaceful society by addressing one or more basic human needs â food, water, health, shelter, safety, education and the environment. The name Three Dot Dash is a mash-up of Morse code, used by telegraphs, and the two-fingered "V" gesture that has come to be known as the peace sign. In Morse code, "V" is •••—
Inspired by the late 13-year-old poet and peacemaker Mattie J.T. Stepanek, Three Dot Dash is a yearlong leadership and mentoring program that teaches teen leaders how to effectively "tell their stories" during the Just Peace Summit using various forms of media, current technology and distribution methods to gain media attention and public support. Three Dot Dash creates a sustainable worldwide network of individuals, corporations and nonprofit organizations to support GTLs and foster public participation around the globe. The Three Dot Dash Just Peace Summits have brought together GTLs from 40 countries on 6 continents. The 2013 Just Peace Summit took place March 9 — 15, 2013 in New York City. 2014 dates will be announced soon.
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The 2013 Global Teen Leaders are positively denting the world with their extraordinary work. From creating new early cancer detection tests to tackling gender equality in conservative countries, these 13-19 year olds are people you want to know. They come from: Brazil, Canada, Egypt, India, Kuwait, Malawi, Morocco, Nigeria, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Uganda, United Kingdom and the United States. Get to know them...