Ready to become a Shaper?
Join our Global Shapers Vienna Hub!
The Global Shapers Vienna Hub is a network of young people driving dialogue, action and change. We are part of the Global Shapers Community, an initiative of the World Economic Forum. Together we are tackling issues like polarization in society to improve our local community.
between 20-29 years old,
resident of or live close to Vienna,
committed to working with peers to improve our community,
interested in developing your leadership potential,
willing to support fellow Shapers in their personal and professional development,
and ready to engage in the community and follow our Community Charter.
What you can expect
Becoming a member of the Global Shapers Community by joining our hub provides you the opportunity to:
Belong to a diverse network of young people who collaborate to shape a better future locally and globally.
Further develop leadership skills and capabilities through custom programmes, workshops, informal gatherings or mentorship.
Gain in-depth exposure to thought-leadership and knowledge of global, regional and industry issues.
Initiate and contribute to local, regional and global initiatives towards improving the state of the world.
Organise and attend regional gatherings of the Global Shapers Community.
Engage with the broader World Economic Forum community and its members and constituents, catalysed through face-to-face and virtual means.
Connect digitally to the Global Shapers Community via a private digital network.
What you commit to
Being selected to join our hub implies certain commitments. In this context, by becoming a member you agree to:
Endorse the mission and objectives of our Community Charter.
Actively engage by participating each year in at least one of our Global Shapers Vienna Hub projects.
Regularly engage in the Hub’s physical and virtual activities throughout the year.
Attend at least 50 % of our monthly hub meetings.
Adhere to the principle that the Shapers community is impartial, independent and tied to no political, ideological or partisan interests, except of being a young entrepreneurial voice in shaping the future.