Global Brigades Student Leadership Conference Hosted by the University of Denver

Each year, Global Brigades aims to host Student Leadership Conferences that are regionally based across the USA and Canada. Student Leadership Conferences are a great opportunity for students leaders to share best practices, meet with staff to discuss programs and gather with other passionate leaders.

April 11th, 2020 | Denver, Colorado

 A GB Student Leadership Conference will take place on Saturday, April 11th at the University of Denver in Colorado.

The conference will bring together students, staff and volunteers primarily from the Southeastern region of the US to discuss important topics with Global Brigades staff and board members. This year’s conference will focus on learning from various schools about their GB structure, sharing best practices and growing in leadership.

Registration costs $ 15 per person and the deadline to register for the Student Leadership Conference at the University of Denver is March 28th, 2020.

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Conference Details


This GB Student Leadership Conference will be held at Sturm Hall- Room 454 on the University of Denver campus.

Transportation & Lodging

Global Brigades is not able to cover transportation or lodging but we can recommend Courtyard by Marriott Denver Cherry Creek or Fairfield Inn and Suites (Cherry Creek) as accommodation for the weekend.


On Saturday, April 11th, Global Brigades will provide light refreshments for 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.

Dress Code

Conference dress code is casual.


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8:30am Check-In
Check-in to receive your name tag and t-shirt.
9:30am Conference Welcome
Meet Global Brigades Staff, Fellow Chapter Leaders and Volunteers in your region!
10:00am Presentation: GB Past Present and Future
Learn more about Global Brigades, challenges, UN SDGs and The Empowered 100
10:30am The Holistic Model Activity
Gain a more in depth understanding of the programs that make up our holistic model of sustainable development.
11:00am Importance of Monitoring and Evaluation
Learn more about the M&E Team and how we measure impact on and outside of Brigade! 
11:30am Activity: Finding Your Why and Writing Your GB Elevator Pitch
Explore why you volunteer with Global Brigades and start to brainstorm and write your elevator pitch
12:00pm Lunch & Networking
1:00pm Guest Speaker Alexa Schmidt!
Learn about using social media to Empower and sharing your MyGBStory
2:00pm Breakout: Ethical Volunteering
Network and share best practices in regards to Ethical volunteering and making a sustainable impact.
3:00pm Presentation: Impact and Updates
Country Impact and Brigade impacts, Greece and Guatemala
3:30pm Breakout: Chapter Best Practices
Network and share best practices in regards to recruitment, fundraising & leadership transitions.
4:30pm Campus Action Plans
With all of your new insights and ideas, make a plan for the upcoming year.
5:00pm Conference Closing!

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