Thirty Under 30

Applications Open for the 2024 Thirty Under 30 Program

Applications for the 2024 Thirty Under 30 program are now being accepted through May 31! At Learning 2024, we recognize how important it is to have strong learning leadership. That’s why we not only place value on today’s leaders but also look to build the next generation of learning leaders in our field via our Thirty Under 30 program. 


Through this program we recognize and provide special scholarship for 30 learning professionals under the age of 30, with the goal of supporting the visibility, voice, and development for the future generation of learning leaders. Over the course of this program, you’ll have the opportunity to meet with other Thirty Under 30 members as well as top learning leaders for an unmatched opportunity for growth and development. 

Deadline: May 31, 2024 at 11:59PM PT

What to Expect: 

The Learning Conference program offers a blend of opportunities for growth and connection. Cohort leaders work diligently in planning a wide range of activities that take place leading up to and at the conference. Members also get exclusive access to a private Slack channel for collaboration and exchange of ideas. Members selected into the program receive a highly discounted rate on Learning 2024 registration. 

Who Qualifies?

To apply for the 2024 Thirty Under 30 program, you must have been born after December 4, 1994, and be under 30 years of age at Learning 2024. 

 Apart from meeting the age criteria, applicants must also demonstrate their willingness and ability to participate in the Learning Conference in Orlando, FL from December 4 – 6, 2024, as well as virtual cohort activities throughout the year. They should be enthusiastic about meeting new colleagues, mentoring others, and leading sessions at future Learning events.

To learn more about how we select people to the program, view the 2024 Thirty Under 30 rubric. 


For additional questions, please view our FAQ’s. 

Thirty Under 30 at Learning

Quotes from former Thirty Under 30 participants

“I absolutely loved the program and am so excited others get the chance to experience the same.”

Leonie Yijink, MCI

“The Thirty Under 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

Over the past 13 years, we have had participants from over 200 organizations, including:


Allstate Insurance


American Express Global Business Travel

American Red Cross

Bloomberg LP

Bristol-Myers Squibb

Capital One

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention


Deloitte Consulting

Dept. of Veterans Affairs

Einstein Noah Restaurant Group & Caribou Coffee


Ernst & Young

Expedia Group


Farmers Insurance

Fidelity Investments

General Mills


Girl Scouts

Herman Miller

Hilton Worldwide


JetBlue Airways

Kaiser Permanente

Konica Minolta Business Solutions



Nationwide Insurance





Procter & Gamble




Southwest Airlines


The Boeing Company

The Home Depot

The Kellogg Company



U.S. Office of Personnel Management

Verizon Wireless


Volkswagen of America

VSP Global – Vision Care


Wyndham Hotel Group

And many more…