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Sponsorship and Partnership Opportunities

Global Social Leaders


Do you want to inspire the world’s future leaders?

Do you want to make a positive impact on local communities all over the world?

Please find below further details on the impact you can make by sponsoring the Global Social Leaders

What is GSL?

The Global Social Leaders (GSL) is a unique two-week programme bringing together 100 young people from around the world to exchange ideas, consider different leadership models and discuss how they can make a positive impact in their local communities.
Future leaders aged 16-17 will join a worldwide network of like-minded peers, passionate about change on a global scale.
The Wellington Leadership Institute and Future Foundations will be working with over 20 leading schools globally to offer this unrivalled leadership programme. GSL will take place at Wellington College, an inspiring educational institution in the United Kingdom.

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Student places
Alumni places
Wellington Ambassador places (sixth form)
Different nationalities


GSL is looking for partners and sponsors who share our passion for helping young people achieve their full potential. In return for the support of our donors, we are committed to provide a transformational leadership experience to exceptional young people and help them make real, tangible change in their communities. We also commit to offer a range of attractive marketing opportunities by leveraging the reach of the GSL network and the UK-based and international Future Foundations network.

5 reasons to get involved

  1. Help 100 young people from around the world achieve their full potential
  2. Contribute to the establishment of meaningful grassroots projects worldwide
  3. Join a network of organisations and companies who share the same ethos for making positive change at a local level
  4. Connect with the wide GSL and Future Foundations networks both in the UK and internationally
  5. Benefit from being at the forefront of future opportunities created by the GSL network as it continues to grow every year

How you could get involved

  • Sponsor student leaders who would otherwise be unable to afford to participate in GSL
  • Sponsor or design a specific activity within GSL (e.g. the formal dinner, an Alumni event, a leadership challenge etc.)
  • Other options for providing in-kind or unrestricted funding
  • Employee engagement opportunities
  • Networking and speaking opportunities
  • Host a visit and activity at your offices
  • Help fund various prizes

GSL - The Facts

10th August 2015 – 20th August 2015

Wellington College, Berkshire, UK

The programme is held at Wellington College, an inspiring venue in the stunning English countryside of Berkshire. Wellington is one of the world’s top coeducational day and boarding schools founded in 1859, just outside London, combining innovation with 150 years of history.

GSL 2015 Current Worldwide Interest

Confirmed interest from public and state schools from:
  • Australia, Bermuda, Canada
  • China, Dubai, Germany, India
  • Jordan, Kenya, South Africa, The UK

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GSL Participants

  • 50 places allocated in 2013/2014
  • 100 places available in 2014/2015
  • School selection focused on student leaders, including head girl/head boy, prefects, sport captains, and more.
  • In 2014, students from 13 schools and 10 different countries attended GSL.
  • After GSL, students are challenged to create projects that will make a positive impact in their local communities. Past projects include fundraising for education projects in Timor Leste, mentoring young people in an Indian slum, reducing foodwaste in the UK and engaging a school community in Australia in micro-loan lending to entrepreneurs in developing countries.

Examples of Student Projects

Student Feedback

“I will never forget the inspiring people I’ve met and the crazy, memorable experiences I’ve had during these two weeks at Wellington College. GSL will always mean the world to me and be a huge part of my life” ~
Rhea, Dhirubhai Ambani Intl School, India, GSL 2013
 “I would not do the experience justice if I tried to sum it up in one sentence” ~
Amanda, Melbourne Girls Grammar School, Australia, GSL 2014
“GSL has been more than just a leadership program, it has been a journey of self-realisation, inspiration and support” ~
Participant, GSL 2014
Fore further 2014 feedback, please click here 

Interested in making a difference and working with inspiring young people?

We would love to explore the opportunities further with you. Please contact Vanaka Chhem-Kieth, the GSL project manager, at  or call at 020 34 32 34 50