Sixth Preparing Global Leaders Summit

Young people from all over the globe are welcome to apply for the Preparing Global Leaders Summit. PGLS2017 is an intensive, week long programme of practical simulations, workshops, and public speaking exercises delivered by the world’s leading experts and professionals. The event will take place in Moscow on 24-30 August. The deadline for participants who need a visa is 17 July. For others: 1 August.

The program seeks to equip aspiring global scholar-leaders with the tools that are necessary for effective leadership in an increasingly complex world. ​Participants will learn how to develop an opposable, interdisciplinary mind with an ability to work with and across ideological, national, religious, class, and racial differences. They will learn how to communicate effectively, and how to think both critically and creatively with a particular emphasis on how to advance the global public good.

#PGLS2017 curricula and simulations will cover the following topics: negotiation, strategic thinking, public speaking, networking, persuasion, technology and governance, branding, and public policy. To apply for this year’s #PGLS2017 program in Moscow, candidates will need to fill out the online Application form.

​Main criteria:

  • Citizens of any country are welcome to apply;
  • Between the ages of 18 and 40;
  • Should have a strong command of English (verbal).

The organizers provide scholarships that cover up to 60% ($900) of the participation fee. The participation fee includes accommodation and meals. Participants are responsible for airfare and visa-related expenses.

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