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    GLOBAL SHAPERS 

    SAN DIEGO HUB

     

    An Initiative of the World Economic Forum

     

     

     

     

  • About Global Shapers

    We shape the world.

     

    The Global Shaper Community

     

    The Global Shapers Community is a network of dynamic, entrepreneurial and socially-engaged young leaders aged between 20 and 30 from across the world. Since 2011, when the community was first founded, more than 3,000 Global Shapers have joined the Community. They are organized into city-based Hubs and have committed to working together to make a positive and tangible impact through local projects in over 300 cities. So far, more than half of all Hubs have established local initiatives aimed at tackling some of the most pressing problems in their communities.

    Shapers are highly motivated individuals who have a great potential for future leadership roles in society. They are selected on the basis of their achievements, leadership potential, and commitment to make a difference. Through the Global Shapers Community, Shapers are provided with opportunities to connect with the worldwide network of Global Shapers, to network with other World Economic Forum communities, and to represent the voice of youth at World Economic Forum events. Shapers are united by a common desire to channel the members’ tremendous energy and enthusiasm into building a more peaceful and inclusive world.

    The Global Shapers Community is one of several multi-stakeholder communities at the World Economic Forum. Other communities include the Young Global Leaders, the Global Agenda Councils, and the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurs.

  • About

    Shapers in America's Finest City, San Diego

     

     

    The Global Shaper San Diego Hub


    The Global Shapers San Diego Hub was developed and is led by young people who are exceptional in their potential, their achievement and their drive to make a contribution to their community. 

  • What do Global Shapers do?

     

    Watch the video
    to learn more.

  • Projects

    This is how we're serving our San Diego - Tijuana community.

     

     

    TEDxMonumento258 

    Ideas Without Borders

     

    TEDxMonumento258 explores the history of a region that's been divided for 167 years and examine the future of the CaliBaja MegaRegion.

     

    San Diego / Tijuana Border

    tedxmonumento258.org

     

     

    Hera Venture Summit

    Building Binational Bridges

     

    One-day intensive event aimed at equipping and connecting female founders and female funders.

     

    San Diego / Tijuana

    heraventuresummit.com

    Bordofarms

    Binational Reach

     

    Urban farms focused on supporting the displaced community of deportees through self-sustaining local-organic farming.

     

    San Diego / Tijuana

    bordofarms.org

     

     

     

     

    Women's Entrepreneurship Day

    #WEDSD

     

    A movement to empower, celebrate and support women entrepreneurs worldwide - a United Nations initiative.

     

    San Diego / Worldwide

    wedsd.strikingly.com

    Impact SD

    Committed to binational impact

     

    Impact San Diego aims to bring clarity and rigor to the term impact, while creating tangible opportunities and a common sense of purpose among its stakeholders and member community. The geographic scope of the work, the offerings, the community, and the impact is the San Diego/CaliBaja region.

     

    San Diego / Tijuana

    impactsd.org

    Young AEM San Diego

    Binational expansion to the Mexican Entrepreneur Association

     

    Young AEM San Diego aims to connect young Entrepreneurs in a local level and promote new businesses and ventures within San Diego.

     

    San Diego / Tijuana 

    bit.ly/youngaem

    Collective 1939

    Co-Working Space

    Co-working accelerator for innovators from tech to the creative arts with strong emphasis on collaboration.

    San Diego

    bit.ly/collective1939

    Next Gen Leaders Conference

    Leadership conference for next generation - IN PROGRESS

    The Next Gen Leaders Conference will help young leaders to discover their purpose and see how they become a positive influence in the lives of those they lead; and grow the pool of leaders who will transform the city and bring effective change.

     

    San Diego

    bit.ly/nextcon

    SD Economic Dev Zone

    San Diego Economic Development Zone - IN PROGRESS

     

    Economic Development, and creating a community hub for artistic, business, and academic development.

     

    San Diego

    bit.ly/sdecondev

    San Diego Havana Connection

    San Diego / Cuba Cross Mentorship Program - IN PROGRESS

    Work with and develop relationships with Cuban and multinational entrepreneurs. Focus areas: technology and engineering.

     

    San Diego / Havana

    bit.ly/sdcuba

    City Challenge Hackathon

    Hackathon - IN PROGRESS

     

    We are bringing high impact individuals together to improve the likelihood of success for a civic campaigns.

     

    San Diego

    bit.ly/sdcityhack

    SD-TJ Fun Run 5K 

    Binational Race - IN PROGRESS 

    An open invitation for both sides to physically see the other side of the border and gain cross-cultural understanding through fitness.

     

    San Diego / Tijuana

    bit.ly/binational5k

    bit.ly/sdtjfunrun

    Before I Die, San Diego

    Community Development - IN PROGRESS

     

     

    Before I Die aims to raise awareness of other's (in the community) dreams and goals.

     

     

    San Diego

    bit.ly/sdbeforeidie

  • WED SD Highlights

    A Global Shaper San Diego Hub project, in collaboration with UN Women's Women's Entrepreneurship Day.

  • Shapers

    We're here to serve our community.

     

      

    Amber Brandner

    Global Shaper Curator'16

     

    Producer at Connected Dreamers

     

    Mia Mian

    Global Shaper Co-Curator'16 

     

    Entrepreneurship

    Lolita M Taub

    Global Shaper San Diego Curator'15 & Advisor

     

    International Social Entrepreneur

    Tech Multinational Intrapreneur

     

    bit.ly/ltaub

     

    Regina Bernal

    Global Shaper San Diego Co-Curator'15 & Advisor 

     

    Entrepreneurship and Experiential Learning Coordinator

    Mario C Lopez

    Global Shaper San Diego Curator'14 & Advisor

     

    Mexico-US Binational Entrepreneur

    Andrea Byrd

    Global Shaper Member & Press VP

     

    Executive Vice President of University Affairs at San Diego State University

    Lauren Avenius

    Global Shaper Member & Monthly Meeting VP

     

    Strategic Operations & Communications

    Elizabeth Kocek

    Global Shaper Member & Partnerships VP

     

    Master of Advanced Studies in International Affairs

    Roberto Garcia

    Global Shaper Member

     

    Urban Development

    Pedro Morales

    Global Shaper Member & Social Events VP

     

    Mexico-US Binational Entrepreneur

    Paul Sohn

    Global Shaper Member & Social Media VP

     

    Leadership Transformation Consultant, Author, and Speaker

    James Halliday

    Global Shaper Member & Partnerships VP

     

    Incubators, Accelarators & Startups

    Daniela Pardo

    Global Shaper Member & Finance VP

     

     

    Corporate Social Responsibility & Marketing Consultant

     

    Pamela Alexander

    Global Shaper Member, Advisor, & HR VP

     

    Public Relations & Project Management Professional

    Caitlin Trimble

    Global Shaper Member, Tijuana Hub Liaison & Press/Legal VP

     

    Intellectual Property Paralegal and International Business Specialist

    Amanda A. Toombs

    Official Global Shaper Mentor


    Social Impact
    Social Capital
     

  • Partners

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  • PUBLICATION

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    Global Shapers San Diego Hub community. 

     

     

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