Global Leaders Conference 2020 Application

  • Please fill out your information below to apply for the GGLC!

  • Greenheart Global Leaders Conference Application

    • Biographical and Contact Information

    • Does not apply to Greenheart Travel or Short-Term Cultural Exchange participants.
    • Please list a phone number where we can contact you leading up and during the GGLC.
    • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
    • You will be placed in one of the below tracks during your time at the GGLC. Throughout the week your track will visit sites around Washington D.C. as well as complete a volunteer project. Please rank the below learning tracks from 1-3 (1 being your first choice). Ranking MUST have a first, second, and third choice. You CANNOT make all options your first choice. There is no guarantee that you will be placed in your first track choice.

    • This track will examine justice in terms of the distribution of wealth, opportunities, and privileges within a society. The GGLC Social Justice track will visit organizations that may focus on human rights, women's rights or the rights of minorities. Attendees will participate in a volunteer project that benefits marginalized members of the D.C community.

    • This track will help participants to learn more about the importance of social purpose when engaging in international business. Visit businesses in Washington D.C that are benefiting the world through fair trade, sustainable, and/or socially conscious business practices. Attendees have the opportunity to volunteer with a business that is making a positive change in our world.

    • Attendees in this track will learn about organizations and initiatives in Washington D.C. that are working to protect our planet, discuss environmental issues, and explore sustainable practices. They will also participate in an environmentally focused volunteer project.


    • Essay Questions

      All questions are required, please answer thoughtfully.

    • Drop files here or
      Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf, txt.
      Please upload your resume or cv (or both.) Experience is not required, but we would like to see how you respond to a professional development opportunity.

    • Video

    • This portion of your application is required. Please select one of the two video prompts below. Applications will not be considered complete until the selection committee has received your video submission.

      We want to get to know you and your personality a little bit better! Please record and submit a 1-2 minute video detailing one of the following prompts:

      1. Describe a community engagement experience that inspired you.
      2. Describe a situation in which you were called to step up and become a leader.

      In telling us about this experience, please:

      1. Describe the experiencehow did you become involved? What were you doing?
      2. How did this experience impact you?
      3. What did you learn?

      NOTE: We’re not looking for a recitation of your resume or the essay questions you’ve already answered. This is a chance to let your personality, communication skills, and passion for global leadership shine. We look forward to getting to know you!

      If you use a phone, please film landscape style (turn your phone on its side).

      Send the completed video in MP4 format to nmccarthy@greenheart.org with the subject line: GGLC Video Application. If you are sending your video from a country with restricted access to certain websites, please email nmccarthy@greenheart.org. As a reminder, applications will not be considered complete until the selection committee has received your video submission.


    • Final Acknowledgements

    • By checking the box below, you understand that if you are chosen as a Greenheart Global Leaders Conference attendee:

      1. You will attend the conference and meet all scholarship expectations;
      2. Greenheart owns all submissions of blogs, videos, and pictures as well as application content for the chosen recipients;
      3. You will submit all requirements by their deadlines, or risk losing your spot on the program;
      4. You will not let your obligations as an attendee affect your current job or studies.

      With confirmation of your attendance, you will be asked to complete a liability waiver. You may be asked to do a virtual interview.