Events

Greenheart Global Leaders Conference

July 26, 2021 - July 31, 2021

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    Date and Time

    July 26, 2021 - July 31, 2021

    Costs

    Location

    Washington, D.C.

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    Eligibility

    • Current Greenheart participant or alumni of a Greenheart program
    • 18+ years old
    • 8+ volunteer hours logged in the Greenheart Club
    • Greenhearts are eligible to participate in two Greenheart Global Leaders Conference experiences. Second-time Conference attendees are invited to apply, but please note that priority will be given to first-time attendees.
    • A strong commitment to making the world a better place and and interest in global leadership

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UPDATE: Due to growing concerns regarding COVID-19, the 2020 Greenheart Global Leaders Conference is cancelled. Thank you to all those who applied for this year’s conference. At Greenheart, our number one priority is your safety—please continue to read information provided by WHO and CDC during this time. We hope you will apply to this event in 2021.

Embark on a whole new exchange experience by spending a week in America’s capital, Washington D.C., with Greenheart participants and alumni from around the world! Increase your understanding of American culture, volunteerism, and create an action plan for your future in global leadership.

Conference Highlights
Network and collaborate with your international peers from across Greenheart’s cultural exchange programs. This is your opportunity to challenge your beliefs and think critically about global issues alongside other attendees from Greenheart Travel and Greenheart Exchange. During the conference you will:

  • Develop leadership skills through site visits and workshops with distinguished governmental, social, and cultural leaders.
  • Experience Washington D.C. through guided tours of monuments and memorials, local entertainment, and a service-learning project.
  • Gain tools to translate your international experience into a mission-driven life and career.
  • Learn how to develop a community-focused service project.

Requirements

  • Current Greenheart participant or alumni of a Greenheart program
  • 18+ years old
  • 8+ volunteer hours logged in the Greenheart Club
  • A strong commitment to making the world a better place and and interest in global leadership

What’s included
Greenheart International will award 21 scholarships to the most qualified alumni and participants to attend the Greenheart Global Leader Conference. These scholarships include:

  • International travel to/from Washington D.C. up to $1,500
  • Domestic travel to/from Washington D.C. up to $500
  • Accommodation during the conference
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • All conference activities

Not included in the scholarship

  • Lunches
  • Snacks
  • Personal purchases (souvenirs, personal hygiene supplies, extra meals, etc.)
  • Any expenses outside of conference dates

Application Deadlines

If you are currently living outside of the United States and will require international travel plans, the deadline to apply is March 15, 2020.

If you are currently living inside the United States and will be travelling domestically, the deadline to apply is April 16, 2020.

*Greenheart Travel participants: If you will be located in the United States during the dates of July 26th-July 31st, please apply during the current participant application period beginning on March 16. If you will be located outside of the United States during the conference dates, please apply by February 15.