The Global Young Leadership Seminar

Understanding Southeast Asia: Thinking Global, Acting Local

The Global Young Leadership Seminar

  • fosters a platform for dialogue among students and young professionals for stronger relations, exchange of ideas, traditions, values and other cultural aspects to equip the new generation of leaders with competencies and skills for global success.

  • is a one day event of inter-active and engaging workshops at which global challenges, trends, opportunities and realistic solutions will be examined; Participants will get insights into the dynamic, interconnected and global environment of future leaders.

Your Profile

You pursue career in international environment.
You are interested in South Asian region.
You would like to learn how to make friends and business partners in Asian countries.
Is this you? If yes, then the Global Young Leadership Seminar is for you!


You will learn how to effectively approach global social, financial and environmental challenges through
  • solving real case studies
  • interacting with professionals from the field
  • improved creative problem solving and collaboration skills
  • gaining and learning how to effectively apply cultural understanding, mutual acceptance, global and local awareness and social responsibility consciousness in disputed situations
  • AND you will be awarded a certificate by the Philippine Embassy and Gawad Kalinga, one of the most successful Community Development Foundations in Asia!


WHEN: May 10, 2014 for students and May 17, 2014 for young professionals

WHERE: at The Philippine Embassy in London, 10 Suffolk Street, SW1Y 4HG


  • A globalised world calls for international cooperation and collaboration
  • As acknowledged my multiple actors from the financial, business and civil society world, cultural competence and understanding for cross boarder is key to success
  • It is you and your peers who will be the leaders of tomorrow finding innovative solutions to global issues
  • Insights into Southeast Asia and the Philippines will empower you to face challenges with another level of expertise


For more information, to apply for a place and inquiry about participation fees, email:

The international team of Gawad Kalinga Europe will share insights into their work, as the emerging model for sustainable and inclusive development in Asia, and learnings from collaborations reaching across Europe, US, Africa and Asia. Guest speakers who are practitioners in the field will share their first-hand experiences in the field of entrepreneurship, xxx, xxx, and others.