Saint Louis University Student Leadership Conference

Throughout the year Global Brigades hosts regional student leadership conference across the United States to connect all Global Brigades volunteers and share best practices, meet with staff to discuss programs and impact, and network.

April 27, 2019 | St. Louis, MO

The St. Louis University Regional Student Leadership Conference will take place on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at St. Louis University.

Global Brigades is partnering with student leaders at Saint Louis University to host a regional Student leadership conference with the purpose of bringing together volunteers, staff, and professionals within the field of International Development to engage in a day filled with leadership training, presentations, breakout sessions and discussions. Throughout the day we will focus on developing your role as a leader within Global Brigades, thinking critically about the United Nation’s Sustainable development goals, sharing best practices, engaging volunteers year-round, an in depth discussion of volunteering abroad, and providing the latest updates from GB.

The conference will begin with breakfast and a welcome ceremony in The Chaifetz School of Business in the Atrium. There is a registration fee of $5 – this can be paid via Venmo @sluglobalbrigades or in cash when you arrive. The first 40 registrants will receive a SLU GB SLC T-shirt! Breakfast and Lunch will be provided to all registrants.


The deadline to register for this SLC is April 23, 2019.

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Conference Details


The conference will be held at Saint Louis University in the Cook Hall Atrium.


On Saturday, April 27, Global Brigades will provide breakfast and lunch for conference attendees. For attendees with allergies or special dietary restrictions, please let us know during registration and we will try our best to accommodate.

Dress Code

Conference dress code is casual.

Registration fee

$5 registration fee – Includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner as well as a T-shirt for the first 40 registrants.


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Tentative Agenda

Please note that this agenda is tentative and is subject to change.

9:00am Check-In
Check-in to receive your name tag and conference materials. 
9:30am Conference Welcome
Meet Global Brigades Staff, introduce SLU student leaders, and review conference objectives.
9:45am Holistic Model Presentation
Gain a more in depth understanding of the programs that make up our holistic model of sustainable development.
10:45am Breakout session #1
Breakout activities revolving around crafting your elevator pitch and #MyGBStory post
11:30am Guest Speaker Presentation
Dr. Anne Sebert Kuhlmann
12:00pm Lunch
Lunch sponsored by SLU students
 1:00pm Guest Speaker Presentation (Subject to Change)
Dr. Anna Cooper
1:45pm Guest Speaker Presentation (Subject to Change)
Freedom House – Natalie
2:30pm Breakout session #2
3:15pm History of GB and how to get involved
3:45pm Closing Remarks
The conference will close with some final thoughts and thank yous! 

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