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.


International Delegate Spotlight: Alberta Pelino

By Sarah Faruqui When I asked Alberta Pelino what her biggest takeaway was from her two years as a delegate at the Global Engagement Summit (GES), she laughs and asks, “just one?” Pelino attended GES in both 2013 and 2014. In her first year as a


Q&A with GES 2013 Co-Director Joan DeGennaro

1. Describe your role in GES? I joined GES as a freshman on the International Delegates Committee. I was then co-chair of Logistics during my sophomore and junior years. Finally, during senior year, I was co-director of GES. 2. What was your favorite

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.