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.


Northwestern Honors Roberta Buffett Elliott

By Sarah Faruqui On January 28, Roberta Buffett Elliott was honored for her $100 million donation to Northwestern. This donation is the largest single donation the university has ever received. During the event honoring Elliott, Northwestern Universi


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

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.