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Fully-funded Global Summit 2020 in Saudi Arabia

Fully-funded Global Summit 2020 in Saudi Arabia

Fully Funded
Country: Saudi Arabia
City: Riyadh
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Application calls for G(irls)20 Global Summit 2020 in Saudi Arabia for Young Women


Since 2010, the G(irls)20 Global Summit is the only platform for young women to influence the G20. Every year, the Summit is held in the same country as the G20 Presidency; in 2020 Saudi Arabia will host world leaders and engagement groups. In October 2020, more than 25 young women from around the world will meet for the 11th Global Summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, for a week of leadership training, social enterprise development and mentoring by female leaders in the business and public sectors.

Why G(irls) Global Summit 2020?

  • Workshops building valuable leadership skills.
  • Similarly, panels and speeches on the key economic policy issues facing girls and women globally.
  • Developing a Communiqué with recommendations to the G20 based on the delegates’ unique experience and expertise.
  • Also, the opportunity to build lifelong friendships with 200+ young female leaders from around the world.
  • Building a network of mentors from across the public and private sectors.

Who can apply?

Applicants must be 18 years old at the time of application, and must not be older than 23 years old before October 31, 2020.  Candidates must hold or can obtain a valid passport as well as should hold citizenship of the eligible countries or region.

Eligible Countries 

Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, European Union, Afghanistan, African Union, Indigenous*, MENA (Includes: Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen), Pakistan, United Arab Emirates,Vietnam.


  • Flights to and from Riyadh from their nearest major city as well as transportation to and from the airport in Riyadh.
  • Accommodation in a shared room with one other female delegate as well as all meals during the week.
  • Costs associated with travel visas and also traveler’s health insurance.


The successful delegate will have to

  • Spend approximately 5 hours per week from May – September 2020 doing pre-Summit work online.
  • Collaborate with an online Working Group of delegates to develop policy recommendations.
  • Participate in 1-2 video calls per month with policy experts, leadership coaches, and media training experts.
  • Similarly, participate fully in the week-long Summit, including attending all sessions, making new connections, asking questions, and bringing an open mind.
  • Contribute to the development of a Communiqué.  View the 2019 Communique here.
  • Post-Summit, launch a community development project at home.
  • Furthermore, monthly check-ins with mentors following Summit.


Type of Opportunity Conferences
Deadline13 March,2020
CountrySaudi Arabia
Open toAll females



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