Why Global Leadership Forum?

Why Global Leadership Forum?

Learn more about why parents and participants participate in UWC-USA’s Global Leadership Forum

“Thanks for a great experience for our daughter. She learned and struggled and grew over the three weeks and feels much more capable and prepared to pursue her project.” – Parent of a 2018 Participant

Participants routinely point to the following ways that they grew as a result of their GLF experience:

  • Increased confidence
  • Greater self-awareness
  • More resilience
  • Increased empathy
  • New global perspectives
  • More friends

“This program was phenomenal for our daughter – she came back confident and curious about the world. We can’t thank you enough.” Parent of a 2017 Participant

Our staff are more than just camp counselors, facilitators, or leaders, they are:

  • Experienced
  • Educated
  • Trained
  • Passionate

Our staff mentor our students to make sure they have a positive and empowering learning experience. They serve as inspiring role models to students who need courageous global citizens and people in their lives to emulate and support them going forward.

“I’m deeply grateful to the team for all their incredible hard work and for giving our son this life-changing experience. He has come back a different person – with a new outlook on the world and has made so many deep, lasting connections.” – Parent of a 2018 Participant


"We love this program, the global challenges it addresses and the insights, maturity and passion our children came away with about being strong females who want to change the world. It is a very encouraging program for youth today."