This programme is open to students studying at Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. It will run from 17 to 20 January 2017 during Harvard Wintersession.
Join a Global Leader Experience (GLE) for university students and develop your leadership skills to help influence the future of the world, as well as establish a genuinely global network.
Along with your fellow participants, you will play a part in tackling the biggest issues facing business, governments and society today. A GLE gives you real and practical experiences, broadens your horizons and challenges you to adapt and thrive in diverse situations. It equips you with the tools you need to lead change, now and in the future.
This programme is open to students in Higher Education studying at Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology and will be hosted by our University Partner, Harvard University.
This programme is made possible through the kind support of the Weir Group, our Corporate Partner.
Some of the organisations you could hear from and visit include:
• Boston Police Department
• The Weir Group
• The Boston Globe
• Boston Foundation
• Cambridge Innovation Center
• Red Cross
• A Better City
• Charles River Conservancy
"The program was incredibly reflective. It was particularly interesting to see how freshman, sophomore, PhD and graduate students could mix so well and have something positive come out through the solutions we came up with!"
17 - 20 January 2017 - This programme is open to students at Harvard, and MIT, it will take place at Harvard during Harvard Wintersession.
Each day will run from 8:30am - 5:30pm and participants are expected to attend all sessions over the four days.
How much? FREE
"In our ever more complex and interconnected world which has no obvious historical parallel, Common Purpose has developed a breakthrough idea about the importance of cultural intelligence (CQ) in order to navigate both this new world and its contradictions. It has important implications and raises questions about our current systems for those of us involved in educating and developing our future global citizens."
"This has been wonderful overall. I have been challenged and inspired equally. I feel more prepared than ever before to launch my ideas into the world!"