Common Purpose
Global Leader Experience

This programme is open to students in higher education in Santiago. 

Join the Global Leader Experience (GLE) for university students in Santiago and develop your leadership skills to help influence the future of your city and the world, as well as establish a genuinely global network.

Upcoming dates:

24 – 27 July 2018

Join a Global Leader Experience


Along with your fellow participants, you will create innovative solutions to tackle the pressing issues facing business, government and society today.

The GLE Santiago takes you out into the city and instils in you a global perspective and challenges you to adapt and thrive in diverse situations. It equips you with the tools you need to become better leaders, now and in the future.

This programme is made possible through the kind support of our Corporate Partner, Weir Group of Industries, Chile and will be hosted by our University Partner, Escuela de Ingenieria, Santiago.

Who you could meet

During the programme,  you will speak to leaders from and visit organizations such as:

  • Weir Group
  • Microsoft
  • Habitat Para La Humanidad (Chile)
  • CreceChile
  • Smartcity Santiago
Julanda Salim Al-Hashimi, Student, Harvard University, Participant, Boston GLE

 “I am very thankful for this opportunity. This allows me to engage very effectively and improved my Cultural Intelligence. I value sincerely the warm welcome and the respect I received.”

How to apply

When and where?

24 – 27 July 2018, Escuela de Ingenieria Facultad Ingenieria, Santiago.

Each day will run from 9.00am - 6.00pm. Participants are expected to attend all sessions over the four days.

How much? FREE

Applications will open 4 April 2018. 

For further information contact

Application deadline:
09 July 2018

Shuvo Saha, Director, Google Digital Academy and Trustee, Common Purpose Charitable Trust

"When students from diverse backgrounds and nationalities work and learn together, it provides a huge boost to their Cultural Intelligence, preparing them to become the leaders of the future."

This programme is made possible through the kind support of The Weir Group as our Corporate Partner.

The Weir Group PLC is one of the world's leading engineering businesses. Since our foundation in 1871, we have committed to creating innovative engineering solutions for our global customers and delivering long-term value to our share holders.

This programme is made possible through the kind support of Escuela de Ingenieria Facultad Ingenieria, Santiago as our University Partner. 

The School of Engineering of the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile seeks to be a global player in the world and an effective agent in the realization of the three fundamental missions of the University, performing with a high quality standard to help accelerate the progress of our country, which should be translated into a real improvement in the quality of life of each of its inhabitants.

The School of Engineering has more than 125 years of experience, training professionals of excellence, social leaders, researchers, entrepreneurs and innovative technological scientists.

The School of Engineering seeks to train engineers of excellence, innovators, entrepreneurs, ethics, and humans, transformers of different realities and designers of a better country.