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.


GES Opening Keynote: Sara Potler LaHayne, Founder & CEO of Move This World

By Alison Decker Sara Potler LaHayne, Founder and CEO of Move This World, gave an inspiring opening keynote for Global Engagement Summit 2014 on Wednesday, April 16. As Sara Potler LaHayne began her professional career, she was torn between her two p


Spotlight On: Dana Ward, of ThinkImpact

By Alison Decker Dana Ward will be facilitating a workshop titled “The Where: Implementing Projects Away from Home” at GES 2014 on Friday at 9:00 am.  Dana Ward was not expecting to come back from her junior year abroad with a social enterprise

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.