Common Purpose Global Leadership Forum - Online Global Leaders Experience
Global Leaders Forum - Common Purpose Global Leadership Forum
Common Purpose Global Leadership Forum
Hosted by Common Purpose the Global Leadership Forum is a carefully designed and curated learning journey which offers students the chance to hear from inspiring speakers from across the world on the biggest issues, challenges and opportunities we face. The programme design allows students the flexibility to explore the issues which matter most to them, and to reflect on these insights in their own leadership journey. Each session is facilitated by our expert team, and students are able to put their burning questions to the speakers.
Keynote Speakers Confirmed to Include:
Paralympic medallist and World-record breaking sprinter, UK
Chief Executive Officer, DoSomething.org, USA
Dr Githinji Gitahi
Group CEO, AMREF Health Africa, KENYA
Vice President—Future of Work, Unilever, UK
Onyeka Koldsweat Akpaida
Founder, Rendra Foundation, NIGERIA
Executive Director, Greenpeace International, NETHERLANDS
Former NFL Athlete and Motivational Speaker, USA
Global Leadership Forums help students to:
- explore key challenges in the workplace and in society
- understand what it means to be a leader
- appreciate when and how to lead across boundaries
When does it happen?
This programme will take place on Wednesday the 16th of June 2021 from 5pm-8pm BST
What are the eligibility criteria?
- You are an undergraduate student at the University of Exeter
- You are available to attend the whole event
- One or more of the Widening Participation Criteria 2020/21
There is no programme fee for successful applicants to this programme.
“Graduates face increasing competition when entering the labour market” (UUK, 2017)
Online mobility is a great way to continue building your employability skillset and intercultural skills despite the current barriers to travel posed by COVID-19.
This programme is also part of the University of Exeter's Future of Work spring programme for 2021 and so will have a strong focus on employability in the new digital world.
How do I apply?
Last minute applications will be accepted up until midday on Wednesday the 16th of June and the form can be found here.