The Global Student Leadership Summit (GSLS) is the premier leadership conference for students who are interested in further developing skills related to global diversity, equity, and inclusion. This will be the 8th annual GSLS, which attracts dozens of students from colleges and universities nationwide with a simple goal: to develop the skills essential to being a successful and inclusive leader in a global society.

This year’s GSLS will be held in an interactive virtual format where students will participate in student leadership sessions, engage in critical dialogue centered on self-reflection and identity, establish and maintain relationships with like-minded student leaders, and connect with professionals from higher education, the public sphere, and private sector. Participation in the GSLS will help students’ strengthen their leadership and develop global competencies including self-awareness, communication, team building, embracing diversity and difference, and more.


The 2022 Global Student Leadership Summit is an immersive opportunity for emerging leaders from all backgrounds to participate in professional development workshops to enhance their career readiness by learning how to articulate and leverage their international experience for career and graduate opportunities. Students will share their global learning experiences with education abroad and diversity professionals in attendance at the conference and discover new career possibilities that would benefit from their global experiences through sponsored panels and information sessions. At the same time, GSLS participants will develop awareness of diversity and inclusion especially as it relates to leadership in a global society and consider solutions to global issues through workshops and case studies. Through networking and community-building activities, students will experience meaningful interactions with student leaders from a variety of different colleges and universities.


Empower student leaders to realize the skills necessary to make an impact on their campuses and in their career. Enrich student understanding of international experience through critical reflection and structured engagement on topics such as identity, social justice, inclusion and access, and leadership Encourage students to network with other student leaders and professionals and explore ways to apply their international experience to various career, post-graduate, and academic opportunities Energize students to harness their global experiences to make real change on their campus, in their communities and in the world.


This year, the Global Student Leadership Summit will take place virtually from November 10-17, 2022. For the full schedule and details, you can learn more here.

Member Registration

Member institutions and organizations are eligible to receive one complimentary student registration before November 4, 2022. Click on the link below to access the request form. Please note that you will be asked to log into your account as a member to access the form. 

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General Registration

All those seeking to register to attend the Global Student Leadership Summit who are not members may do so by visiting the link below.

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A limited number of scholarships will be available to interested students. If you are interested in applying for a scholarship, please complete the GSLS 2022 Scholarship Form

A 10% group discount is also available to institutions sponsoring five or more students to attend GSLS 2022. Please contact [email protected] for pricing and further information.

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