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Born out of the World Economic Forum (WEF), the Global Shapers Community is a network of 378 city-based hubs in 160 countries working together to address local, regional and global challenges.
In Vancouver, we draw from young leaders in a variety of private, public, and non-profit sectors to help solve some of our city’s biggest challenges and drive the local implementation of WEF initiatives.
The Burnout Project
An adaptive series of workshops for young people to explore themes relating to preventing and managing burnout, self-care and doing socially impactful work in challenging times.
Shaping Cascadia is a cross-border initiative with the Seattle Shapers Hub to bring the voices of young leaders into the business, government, education, and innovation partnerships that are stitching BC, Washington, and Oregon as a unique global economic megaregion.
Millennial Advisory Council
We formed an advisory council for Science World, working to help make Science World and STEM learning initiatives more accessible to young people.
Connecting Climate Leaders, Young and Old
Climate change has shifted much of the received wisdom of how our world is and ought to be, but perhaps one thing that remains even more…
2019.06.07 / 3min read. Read More
People Gotta Move — The Next Generation of Regional Transportation Leaders
On Friday, December 7th, the Vancouver Global Shapers, the Young Regional Leadership Collective, and the New Westminster Museum and…
2018.12.11 / 2min read. Read More
What does future of Cascadia look like?
On October 9 and 10th, three Global Shapers from the Vancouver Hub attended the Cascadia Innovation Corridor Conference in Vancouver.
2018.10.19 / 3min read. Read More
Global Shapers at the Global Climate Action Summit
On September 13 and 14th of 2018, members of the Global Shapers Community, the young leaders program of the World Economic Forum…
2018.10.13 / 3min read. Read More
Shape North America 2018 | Shaping Uncertainty: Learning to Lead with Ambiguity
This August, over 200 Global Shapers from across the United States, Canada, and Mexico, along with visiting Shapers from over 30 countries…
2018.08.23 / 6min read. Read More
What the Global Shapers Vancouver Hub did in 2017/18
The Global Shapers Vancouver Hub is a group of Vancouver-based changemakers between 20 and 30 years old who’ve been selected for their…
2018.06.29 / 6min read. Read More