The "Preparing Global Leaders Summit"

The "Preparing Global Leaders Summit" is a premiere international educational program for the best students and young professionals in the world. Our specific strategy is to help participants maximize their potential and develop leadership and communication skills, while thinking about some of the most important policy, geopolitical, social and economic issues that the world faces. The program seeks to prepare aspiring global scholar-leaders with the tools that are necessary for effective leadership in an increasingly complex world.

The summit is organized by Alexander Abashkin, Executive Director, and Sam Potolicchio, Academic Director, within the framework of The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA). The faculty members for the Summit are dynamic scholar-teachers from Georgetown University and the University of Oxford.

The program is hosted by the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA) and the Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences. (RANEPA) is Russia’s largest educational institution, holding a leading position in social sciences and humanities. It is one of Russia's top ten universities, providing a wide range of undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs and offering guest lectures by prominent Russian business and political leaders.

The Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences is a Russian-British humanitarian University. It is a research-led institution, undertaking research in the social sciences at the highest level of international standing.

Georgetown University (established in 1789) is one of the world’s leading academic and research institutions, offering a unique educational experience. Located in Washington, D.C., Georgetown offers students a distinct opportunity to learn, experience and understand more about the world. Georgetown is renowned for training leaders. The academic director of PGLS teaches for a program that offers public leadership training in Washington D.C.

The University of Oxford is in Oxford, England. One of the most prestigious universities in the world, it is the second-oldest university in the world and the oldest university in the english-speaking world.

More information