What I learned most about leadership and our teamwork was that regardless of our various backgrounds and language barriers, we are all capable of coming together for a common cause or goal.
Taylor Peyton, NC State, Political Science
A Truly Global Experience
The 2016 Global Leadership Institute featured students from various backgrounds and countries including Canada, China, Egypt, India, Syria, and the United States.Read More
The two-week program helps students identify their strengths and weaknesses as leaders and provides hands-on training in cross-cultural management and communications. Instructors from NC State's Center for Student Leadership, Ethics and Public Service, Shelton Leadership Center, and the GTI provide workshops and activities for the program.
- Network with international student leaders
- Develop global competencies
- World-class NC State instructors
- Site visits in the Research Triangle Park
- Team-building ropes course challenge
- Weekend excursion to Boston, MA
Students also work in multinational teams to create videos about their experience. Watch the video produced by this year's winning team: