At the heart of every global threat is a failure of leadership. This new generation is the most informed, most educated, most connected generation in human history. Global Young Leaders identifies, promotes and connects the world’s most impactful young leaders to create a better world, with more responsible, more effective leadership.
The annual Global Young Leaders Summit convenes the brightest young talent from every country and sector, working to accelerate social impact. Delegates from 190+ countries are counselled by influential political, business and humanitarian leaders such as Justin Trudeau, Paul Polman and Meghan Markle, amongst many other global figures. The Global Young Leaders Summit 2021 will take place in Munich, Germany from 11 to 14 October 2021.
At the end of the Summit, Delegates become Global Young Leaders Ambassadors. They return to their communities and organisations with the means and motivation to make a difference, accessing the global network of 12,000+ young leaders to accelerate existing initiatives or establish new ventures. Between Summits, the Global Young Leaders Community participate in an ongoing programme of opportunities including caucuses, funding, peer-to-peer mentoring, media exposure, and speaking engagements.
People have been positively impacted by Initiatives led by Global Young Leaders Ambassadors since 2010.
“The world's biggest and most impactful youth leadership Summit.”
“The best think tank imaginable.”
“An unparalleled gathering of young leaders from every corner of the world.”
Global Young Leaders partners with 100+ global businesses, NGOs and educational institutions. Leading companies from every sector make One Global Young Leaders an integral part of their global talent development, retention and attraction. Companies increasing their level of involvement each year demonstrate their ever-growing commitment to young people. Companies sending Delegates include Audi, BMW, BNP Paribas, Chanel, Citigroup, Coca-Cola, Deloitte, Facebook, GE, Goldman Sachs, Google, Johnson & Johnson, KPMG, L’Oréal, McKinsey, Novartis, Pepsico, Reckitt Benckiser, Siemens, Hiundai, Samsung,, Unilever and Verizon, to name a few. Global Young Leader boasts the largest corporate footprint of any organisation in the third sector.