Empowering a Community of Global Change Leaders

GES connects driven, passionate students with innovative thought leaders from various fields and equips them with tangible skills-training so they can produce responsible solutions to shared global problems and create the change they wish to see in the world.


Apply to the 2015 Global Engagement Summit!

Are you a university student looking to develop an idea for a social change project? The Global Engagement Summit (GES) can help you make that idea happen. GES is a week-long conference that brings together student delegates from around the world and


Common Cause: Partnering with Nonprofits, Universities and Governments

By Amanda Gilbert Representatives from LIFT, a non-profit dedicated to helping people in the Chicago area reach economic stability by matching people with appropriate resources, came to share their expertise at GES 2014. Here’s some advice they ga

Dhruv Gulati
International Delegate ‘13
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I came back from Summit with a notebook full of ideas and a newly awakened vigor and enthusiasm. The summit helps you redefine your project variables and values–and, more importantly–it makes you question yourself and the ideas you carry. The global connections and relationships you forge during those 5 days leave an everlasting impact especially in the way you visualize the world out of your little comfort zone.