The Global Shapers Community

Born out of the World Economic Forum, the Global Shapers Community is a network of inspiring young people under the age of 30 working together to address local, regional, and global challenges. With more than 7000 members, the Global Shapers Community spans 378 city-based hubs in 156 countries.

What Do Shapers Do?

Shapers are organised in a network of local hubs based in each major city around the world.

They undertake events and activities that generate a positive impact within their local community. The community is vitalised by the manifold interactions generated inside each hub, between hubs and on a global level. Complementing face-to-face meetings, particular emphasis will be placed on the virtual dimension – enabling shapers to collaborate and learn from each other through the community platform. Global Shapers will have an impact by catalysing and enhancing, individually and collectively, fresh ideas and entrepreneurial solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. Shapers will also get involved in cross-mentoring with other World Economic Forum communities.