Rising Leaders Summits

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Rising Leaders Summits are held semi-annually at the Global Liberty Institute in the United States, in Switzerland, and in selected regional Global Liberty Institute chapters

Rising Leaders Summits educate, develop, and mentor young critical thinkers in the private and public sectors, in order to amplify their impact on the key goals of GLI: restoring individual and economic freedoms and preserving the future of free societies across the globe.

RLS participants are selected by the Global Liberty Institute in recognition of their talent and leadership skills, distinguished achievements, evidence of courage and independent thinking, and commitment to economic, individual, social, and political liberty, including the safeguarding of the public's access to objective information free from political or other censorship.

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The Purpose of the Rising Leaders Program

The Global Liberty Institute is dedicated to identifying and nurturing young, dynamic Rising Leaders in both private and public sectors who are committed to upholding liberty and the free exchange of ideas. Through this initiative, we aim to achieve one of our core objectives – populating private sector and public institutions with leaders who champion individual and economic freedom and advocate for limited government intervention.

For decades, many organizations have strategically positioned their young proponents into influential positions across government, the media, and other private sector institutions. These placements have often led to the promotion of policies that restrict liberty, standing in contrast to individual freedom and free-market values.

At GLI, we are building a robust, replenishing network of freedom-focused leaders who can be confident of their own sustainable success. Our Rising Leaders are fortified by their associations with mentors and peers across a diverse array of industries. They stand as a forceful counterbalance to heavy-handed regulatory and globalist agendas pushed by other international organizations that hamper competitiveness and diminish the autonomy of sovereign nations and the rights of their citizens. GLI’s Rising Leader program will ensure a future where freedom and opportunity remain cornerstones of every free society.

The process of participating in the Rising Leaders Summit is initiated by either nomination or self-application to the GLI.

The process of participating in the Rising Leaders Summit is initiated by either nomination or self-application to the GLI. The two-day program is a competitive process requiring a letter of reference. This program is open to members of the private sector, public sector, and academia in early stages of their careers. In some cases, participants will come from first attending a regional Rising Leaders Summit in a national or regional chapter of the GLI.  A Rising Leader may have a background or be affiliated with any field, including but not limited to economics, business, journalism, law, medicine, politics, education, philanthropy, science, entrepreneurship, the arts, or any other field engaged in activities that benefit the public good. Early career professionals, and those who have completed degree-granting programs within the past ten years may apply.

Opportunity for Sponsorship

Companies, organizations and individuals can sponsor Rising Leaders to attend the program with tax-deductible contributions.
Please contact us at contact@global-liberty.org for details.

2023 Rising Leaders Summits:

February, 2023 Palm Beach, Florida, USA

September, 2023 Dallas, Texas, USA

October, 2023 Zurich, Switzerland

2024 Rising Leaders Summits:

February, 2024 Palm Beach, Florida, USA

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