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

The Hesselbein Global Academy for Student Leadership and Civic Engagement presents the 2021 Virtual Summit to be held Friday, July 23, 2021 from 10am-2pm EDT on Zoom (All Summit sessions will be conducted in EDT – Eastern Daylight Time).  During the Summit, participants will be able to hear from a series of speakers about critical leadership topics and connect with other student leaders.  A full schedule of events will be provided to registrants prior to the event.  There is no cost to attend and participate in the 2021 Virtual Summit.

This Summit is open to rising sophomores, juniors, seniors, graduating seniors from two-year and four-year schools, and entry-level graduate students such as those enrolled to begin the first year of graduate school and/or those who have completed the first year of graduate school.  We welcome student leaders who have been involved in a range of campus and community programs, service, leadership, athletics, research and experiential-learning, however, no prior leadership experience is required.  This Summit is best suited for participants between the ages of 18-25.  Past participants, mentors, or friends of the Hesselbein Student Leadership Summit are also welcome to participate.

To register for the Hesselbein Global Academy 2021 Virtual Summit, please visit: Hesselbein Global Academy 2021 Virtual Summit Registration.  All registered participants will receive an email containing the Zoom meeting link and password at least 24 hours in advance of the scheduled Summit.



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