Welcome to the Hesselbein Global Academy of Student Leadership and Civic Engagement!

This one-of-a-kind program offers participants a transformative, globally-minded leadership experience right here on campus! Through our annual Hesselbein Student Leadership Summit, student leaders from around the world converge on our campus for an intensive four-day experience. Delegates participate in interactive workshops, receive mentorship from government and business leaders, and take part in hands-on problem solving sessions.
The 2020 Hesselbein Student Leadership Summit will be held at the University of Pittsburgh from July 17-21, 2020. 

Make a donation to help support future participants of the Summit! All donations will be used to fund travel and activities for college students who want to make a difference in their communities.  Your gift will directly help to support students attendance at the Summit.

To make a gift, please visit this website.


To inspire, develop, and reward accomplished student leaders to meet the challenges of


Hesselbein Global Academy for Student Leadership and Civic Engagement aims to pro-
duce a cadre of experienced, ethical leaders equipped to address critical issues through-
out the world. Through dynamic global mentorship, training, and service opportunities,
student leaders of today will become the business, community, and government leaders of