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Empowering the next generation of responsible leaders

A global initiative of

the University of Oxford and

the St. Gallen Symposium

9–15 December 2021,

in Oxford, St. Gallen and around the world

100

Young Leaders

15

Senior Advisors

4

Challenges

1

Vision

APPLY NOW

The Global Leadership Challenge 2021 will convene 100 emerging young leaders from around the world. Participants will be selected through an open application process. Applicants will be evaluated on their commitment to responsible leadership and passion for engaging with complex challenges. The deadline to apply is 24 October 2021.

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Earn a
Certificate of Achievement

All active participants will receive an official Certificate of Achievement from the Oxford Character Project at the University of Oxford and the St. Gallen Symposium.

Attend the
51st St. Gallen Symposium

The winning team will be offered to join the 51st St. Gallen Symposium on 5-6 May 2022 as Leaders of Tomorrow and engage in cross-generational dialogue with senior leaders.

As Leaders of Tomorrow, their expenses for travel and accomodation are fully covered, and after the conference, they join a global network of emerging thinkers and changemakers.

Receive mentorship from the Oxford Character Project

The top three teams will be offered to participate in a three-month long, bespoke leadership development course, curated and facilitated by The Oxford Character Project.

In addition, they will receive 1:1 mentorship from Dr Edward Brooks, Executive Director of the Oxford Character Project.

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Tentative Agenda of GLC 2021 

 

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Time
Thu 9 Dec
Fri 10 Dec
Mon 13 Dec
Tue 14 Dec
Wed 15 Dec
1-2 pm
High-Level Opening Ceremony live from Oxford
Design Thinking Workshop
2-3 pm
Global Networking Session
Responsible Leadership Workshop
Senior Advisor Dialogue
GLC Project Presentations
High-Level Closing Ceremony Live from St. Gallen
3-4 pm
Senior Advisor Dialogue
Responsible Leadership Workshop
Power of Purpose: Global Fireside Chat
GLC Project Presentations
High-Level Closing Ceremony Live from St. Gallen
4-5 pm
Responsible Leadership Workshop
Optional: How To Design Your GLC Project
Optional: Drop-In with the Organisers
In the Evening: Announcement of Three Finalists
Power of Purpose: Global Leadership Reflection