Global Shapers Imphal Hub
The Global Shapers Community, under the World Economic Forum, is a network of city-based Hubs developed and led by young leaders between 20 and 30 years old who have a calling to develop their passion and leadership potential towards serving their society. To that end, Hubs undertake local projects and sometimes collaborate with other communities to bring development to their communities. Shapers are highly motivated individuals who have a great potential for future leadership roles in society within specific, chosen area. They are selected on the basis of their commitment to passion, achievements, leadership potential, and willingness to make a difference through local wisdom and global perspectives.
Through the Global Shapers Community, Shapers are provided with opportunities to connect with the worldwide network of Global Shapers, to network with other World Economic Forum communities, and to represent the voice of youth at World Economic Forum events. Shapers are united by a common desire to channel the members’ tremendous energy and enthusiasm into building a more peaceful and inclusive world.
Global Shapers Imphal Hub is the 450th and one of the newest hubs of Global Shapers Community. It has been active since Sept 2015 and participation is completely voluntary. It aims to gather some of the young exceptional individuals from various backgrounds and walks of life; from private sector, public sector, to non-profit organizations in and around Imphal.
Mission & Objectives:
- To build a community of outstanding young people committed to improving the state of the world.
- To research, conceptualize and implement solutions for problems, in fields such as – Education, Environment, Poverty, Women Safety, Youth Empowerment, Health, Art, Public services, Governance, Law and Legal Matters, Agriculture, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Victims of natural calamities and sufferings that are affecting people of Manipur at large.
- To create platform for organizing awareness, discussions, events, seminars and debates, on problems that are affecting our communities.