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Recruitment for the 2017/2018 term is now closed.

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Shape Kuala Lumpur with us

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.

Benefits of being a Global Shaper

Gain in-depth exposure to thought-leadership and knowledge of global, regional and industry issues.

Actively initiate and contribute to local, regional and global initiatives towards improving the state of the world.

Engage in opportunities that enhance an entrepreneurial spirit as a means to create economic development and social progress.

Belong to a global network of outstanding young leaders, engage with the broader Forum community and its members and constituents.

Further develop leadership skills and capabilities through custom programmes, workshops, informal gatherings, mentorship opportunities, etc.

A select number of Shapers have the opportunity to attend World Economic Forum Annual Meetings and Regional Summits.

Join Us 

We are looking for young leaders aged 20 to 29, who…

Are resourceful, passionate and entrepreneurial in solving issues

Have a strong desire to enhance the community they are in

Are highly committed to develop their leadership potential towards serving society

Have initiated and/or played a role in a social project founded by a company/organization/individual

Are ready to support fellow Shapers in their individual and professional development

World Economic Forum Annual Meetings And Regional Summits

Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

Annual Meeting of the New Champions, China

Annual Summit on the Global Agenda, United Arab Emirates Regional Summits/Meetings: Africa, East Asia, Europe and Central Asia, India, Latin America, Middle East and North Africa, North America