April 4th, 2020 | Evanston, Illinois
A Student Leadership Conference will take place on Saturday, April 4th, 2020 at Northwestern University.
This Student Leadership Conference will bring together students, staff and volunteers primarily from the Midwest of the United States to engage in a day filled with leadership training, presentations, breakout sessions and exciting discussions. Don’t miss out on a great opportunity to meet fellow leaders, volunteers, GB staff members, and to share best practices and get exciting programming updates.
We are very excited to welcome Global Brigades Director of Impact and Evaluation, Ben Erker.
Registration costs $15 per participant* and the deadline to register for the Northwestern University SLC is Saturday, March 28th, 2020.
*Please note: Northwestern students and faculty are not required to pay the registration fee.
The Student Leadership Conference will be hosted on the Northwestern University campus. Exact building and room information is TBA.
Transportation & Lodging
Global Brigades is not able to provide transportation or lodging to conference attendees. However, we recommend the following for affordable accommodations: Holiday Inn (1501 Sherman Avenue), Hyatt House (1515 Chicago Avenue), Hilton Orrington (1710 Orrington Avenue), and Hilton Garden Inn (1818 Maple Avenue).
Global Brigades will provide a light breakfast and a full 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.
Conference dress code is casual.
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|8:00am||Check-In & Light Breakfast
Check-in to receive your name tag and t-shirt if you ordered one.
|9:00am||Conference Welcome & Ice-Breaker
Meet Global Brigades Staff, conference hosts, and fellow leaders and review conference objectives.
|9:30am||Presentation: GB Past, Present and Future|
|10:00am||Presentation: Holistic Model, Empowered 100, UN Sustainable Development Goals
Learn more about our organizational model and the three core pillars that drive the Empowered 100 initiative (health, WASH & economic development).
|10:30am||Presentation: Measuring & Evaluating GB’s Impact|
|11:00am||Breakout: Ethical Volunteering
Talk about what it means to make a sustainable impact, shape responsible volunteers and how to use social media to empower.
|12:00pm||Lunch & Networking
Lunch provided by Global Brigades.
|1:00pm||Presentation: Global Brigades Updates|
|2:00pm||Breakouts: Campus Impact
During these breakout sessions, we will discuss scaling Campus impact, addressing common critiques, and campus best practices.
|3:00pm||Guest Speaker (TBD)|
|4:00pm||Breakouts: Finding your Why|