We all are world Lithuanians – strong when we stand together. Wherever we are, we build bridges that connect us – bridges to share international experience, ideas, contacts, resources, and discoveries. The desire of the finest minds, best professionals and brilliant talents from all over the world to contribute to Lithuania’s national welfare reflects deep patriotism and promotes the inspiring idea of "One Lithuania"
President of the Republic of Lithuania
Patron of Global Lithuanian Awards
Forum of Global Lithuanian Professionals
Each winter, Global Lithuanian Leaders invites you to the annual event of diaspora professionals to exchange ideas, insights, connections, and inspiration.
It gathers a few hundreds of high level professionals from more than twenty countries who find and enjoy here:
- audience like themselves - curious, critical, challenging;
- speakers like themselves - professional, eager to learn and share;
- topics they all can offer creative and smart solutions to.
Global Lithuanian Awards
GLA reward the remarkable talent, exceptional vision, and responsible ambition of Lithuanians and Lithuania-connected people who have been contributing to the prosperity and global standing of Lithuania. Global Lithuanian Awards aim to promote the idea of Global Lithuania and create an atmosphere of appreciation for international experience exchange and diaspora engagement.
GLA was established in 2012 by Global Lithuanian Leaders – a non-profit platform for international professionals and organized in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
A decade of leading Lithuania to global frontlines
Once again, Forum of Global Professionals proved its reputation of a platform for meaningful connections - it brought together 250 global Lithuanians from 22 countries ranging from the USA to Hong Kong, from Australia to UAE and all of Europe.
GLL Talks gave stage to people placing Lithuania on global maps of business, future engineering, scientific research and social change.
Interactive Workshops offered the audience a chance of active participation in drafting recommendations for the creation of national academic network of global minds, development of the positioning statement of Lithuania to the world, and expansion of global advisory to local companies.
Once again Global Lithuanian Awards | GLA created opportunity to pay respect to the global Lithuanians reaching out and leading Lithuania to global heights and opening doors to global elite of business, science, arts and social change.
As never before, GLA brought to public attention so many science and cultural achievements noticed and rewarded globally.
Through the history of GLA since 2012, Global Lithuanian Leaders has lined up for nomination and appreciation more than 300 global people of Lithuania.