30 January 2020
50 Global Shapers brought their insights and influence to the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2020. Exhausted by inaction and inspired by the desperate need for change – they spoke truth to power, proposed innovative solutions and reminded fellow participants along the way, what is means to b...
14 January 2020
Young people around the world are speaking up for change and never has there been a more pressing time to re-think the way we define leadership.
29 August 2019
The 2019 Global Shapers Annual Summit will take place in Geneva, Switzerland from 30 August 2019 to 1 September 2019. More than 400 Global Shapers will meet to discuss the theme of “Leading for Impact” and to exchange ideas on driving dialogue and action to address local, regional and global chal...
08 March 2019
Climate change was named the number one threat to the global economy again in the World Economic Forum's Global Risk Report. It's clear that we need a new deal for people and planet.
18 February 2019
The Global Shapers Community, founded by the World Economic Forum, is a network of inspiring young people working together to address local, regional and global challenges.
19 December 2018
The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2019 will be held from 22-25 January in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland. Over 3,000 global leaders will come together under the theme Globalization 4.0: Shaping a Global Architecture in the Age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Read the full press release.
11 December 2018
On 28 September 2018, Shapers celebrated the very first #ShapersAlumniDay! The day recognises ongoing and incredible work of Alumni around the world.
19 November 2018
Shapers gathered in Belfast, Northern Ireland, for the first time for #ShapeEurope2018.
19 November 2018
Over 200 Shapers from 30 countries, 22 U.S. states, and 63 international cities came together for #ShapeNA18.
15 November 2018
Mental health remains a taboo in many societies. Today, the World Health Organization estimates that 25% of people worldwide will experience a mental disorder at least once in their lifetime.