SUNY Global Leader Experience

Why Choose the SUNY Global Leader Experience

In partnership with Common Purpose (UK), students gain exposure to a global network of leadership experts and a specialized curriculum targeted to strengthen the next generation of leaders. Interested in developing your Cultural Intelligence? Looking for an opportunity to enhance your college experience? Hoping to develop your network?

SUNY’s Global Leader Experience provides a unique opportunity to SUNY students within the SUNY system. The intensive leadership development programming, based in NYC, will expose students to a unique curriculum designed to prepare them to be civic leaders and that curriculum is complemented by customized applied learning opportunities in New York.

Our second program kicks off June 24th and will feature students from University at Albany, Stony Brook, Fashion Institute of Technology, Maritime College and Binghamton University.


About the GLE

The Challenge for this summer’s GLE is “How do smart cities ensure they are inclusive?”

Students have the opportunity to examine this global Challenge from a local perspective. Common Purpose provides students with access to some of the most visionary leaders in their fields (American Express, GE, Microsoft and NYPD). The leaders offer unique insights that students can use to advance academically and professionally, all while creating positive changes in their own communities and around the world.

The intensive four-day program explores topics such as:

  • cross boundary leadership
  • teamwork
  • cultural intelligence



When and Where

SUNY Global Center

June 25 – 28, 2018

New York, New York