Global Lithuanian Leaders have been promoting the culture of sharing of ideas and experience, have connected the overachievers with international experience and have encouraged their engagement for the welfare of Lithuania. By promoting Lithuania globally, attracting investments and scientific innovations to Lithuania and its regions, you are the symbols of patriotism and meaningful leadership!

Gitanas Nausėda

President of the Republic of Lithuania
Patron of Global Lithuanian Awards

Main Partners

Global Lithuanian Awards 2021

Global Lithuanian Awards | GLA are the only national awards in Lithuania acknowledging and rewarding the remarkable achievements of Lithuanian diaspora professionals and their contribution to the economy, science and culture of Lithuania as well as its global standing. Read more here »

This year the Awards ceremony take place in St. Catherine’s Church in Vilnius and online on Dec 29. Tickets to the ceremony will be available from December 2nd.

Awards Categories

  • For investments attracted to Lithuania
  • For expansion of business connections
  • For scientific innovations brought to Lithuania
  • For international experience brought to Lithuanian regions
  • For Lithuanian ideas leading globally
  • For nurturing young Lithuanian talents abroad
  • For the promotion of the name of Lithuania globally

The list and the wording of the categories may vary upon the decision of The Jury in accordance with the list of nominees. More on criteria for nomination here »


The Jury

Alvija Černiauskaitė

Head of the Committee for Education Affairs at the Lithuanian World Community
President of the UK Lithuanian community
Global Lithuanian Awards 2020 laureate

Norbertas Černiauskas

LRT Council member
Lecturer and historian at Vilnius University

Elijus Čivilis

General Manager at Invest Lithuania
Co-founder of GovTech Lab Lithuania

Dalia Petkevičienė

Board Chair at GLL
Partner at TRIBES Search

Kotryna Stankutė - Jaščemskienė

Head of Marius Jakulis Jason Foundation

Viktorija Trimbel

Managing Partner at Quantum Capital
Global Lithuanian Awards 2020 nominee

Vilija Viešūnaitė

TRINITI JUREX Managing Partner in Lithuania
Head of Intellectual Property Practice Group

Tadas Vizgirda

Managing Director of Shift4 Payments Lithuania Division (NYSE: FOUR)
Global Lithuanian Awards 2017 laureate

Lina Žukauskaitė

Head of the Global Lithuania Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania


Pictures by Irmantas Gelūnas, Mindaugas Žiūra.