The Global Shapers Community is a network of city-based Hubs developed and led by young leaders between 20 and 30 years old who want to develop their leadership potential towards serving society. To that end, Hubs undertake local projects to improve their communities. The Global Shapers Community is one of the several multi-stakeholder communities at the World Economic Forum.
Through the Global Shapers Community, Shapers are provided with opportunities to connect with the worldwide network of Global Shapers, to network with other World Economic Forum communities, and to represent the voice of youth at World Economic Forum events. As of today, there are 437 Hubs worldwide with more than 6,500 Shapers doing work that is changing and shaping their communities in important, impactful ways.
The Global Shapers Community Kathmandu is a registered not-for-profit organization. The Kathmandu Hub has 16 members presently that have expertise ranging from banking and entrepreneurship to social activism, fine arts, and journalism. Using their diverse backgrounds and expertise, the Shapers are committed to making a strong social impact in their community through their projects and initiatives.
Global Shapers must exhibit leadership potential in their field of expertise. They must also have an entrepreneurial track record of having already initiated and delivered a major project or founded a company or organization that contributes to serving society at large. Along with this, they must be highly committed to developing their leadership potential towards serving society.
Applications are now open for the Kathmandu Hub of Global Shapers Community.
To apply, fill up the online form here.