Global Lithuanian Leaders

Dear Globals Around the World,

Let's make the unique tradition of National Anthem Around the World – Tautiška giesmė aplink pasaulį beat all the records! Let our voices break through to the open space! Let us have the most inspiring 30 seconds of our life – as it has become usual on July 6, 9PM (GMT+3)!  

GLL News

We Connect Lithuania – Program Launch

GLL summer youth program We Connect Lithuania starts NOW! The participants – young Lithuanian Americans, Canadians and Australians – arrive day by day; the companies and organizations are looking forward to new fresh energy and ideas they shall bring; GLL team are excited to show the diversity of professional, social and cultural life in Lithuania.  

We Connect Lithuania – Meet the Participants

What a fantastic group of brave and motivated young Lithuanians are coming to Lithuania for the new GLL and Kazickas Family Foundation initiative – We Connect Lithuania: first and second year students of marketing, engineering, IT, psychology, international relations, social sciences, architecture; active scouts, folk dancers, movie makers with all levels of Lithuanian language. We will make sure you meet them in person.

Talent for Lithuania – 6th Season Wrap-up

The 6th season of Talent for Lithuania brought back 20 students and graduates for summer internships or long-term positions in Lithuania. We are happy to have NGO organizations empowered by "Tautos Fondas"  on board, as they have attracted as many as 7 talents from the areas of social sciences, international relations and communications. Follow their stories.   

LT Big Brother – Mentors Breakfast

GLL kicked off the 10th season of our mentorship program LT Big Brother with mentors' meeting in Vilnius. Aside from getting to know each other and sharing personal experiences, mentors received training by Tomas Misiukonis, who has shared some practical tips and secrets on mentorship. 

Lithuanians Globally on Centennial Mood All Year Long

GLL is following Lithuanians around the world and their celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Restored Independence. The diversity of ideas and creativity of their implementation has outstretched all limits of imagination. The Statehood Day and the Anniversary Song Festival will witness another wave of loud public actions of Lithuanians –  follow to be surprised. Join the cheerful noise with your own ideas.

GLL Business Advisors – New Round

GLL and Enterprise Lithuania will intensify the cooperation on one of the oldest programs – GLL Business Advisors, and will start with reviving the good tradition of export clubs. On July 3, 2018, the companies of food and beverages are invited to the free open consultation with Daina Šlekys-Trout, founder and leader of "Health-Ade Kombucha" well-known worldwide. Register to attend.

Professional Clubs Abroad – Meet Up

June 21, 2018 witnessed the birth of one more unification of Lithuanian professionals abroad, this time in Switzerland where Lithuanians go for business as well as academic career. In order to be well prepared for sustainability challenges, on September 7-9, the representatives of all professional clubs abroad will meet in Dublin for workshops and discussions.  

GLL at PLJS Summit 2018

At PLJS Summit, GLL director Kotryna Stankute will be sharing her insights on connecting and empowering Lithuanian diaspora, mentors of LT Big Brother will be happy to network and pass out some useful career-related tips, while participants of our newest program We Connect Lithuania will gladly share the experience of being a part of Lithuanian diaspora and what Lithuania means to them.  

Growth of Lithuanian Conference on Economic Research

GLL was happy to be a partner of the Annual Lithuanian Conference on Economic Research, which this year already joined three countries and evolved to Baltic Economic Conference.  The result of the conference, initiated by global Lithuanian academia, is new Baltic Economic Association and Baltic Journal of Economics, eventually to become an official scientific outlet of the Association. Read more

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Rimvydas Baltaduonis: Potential for Lithuanian Science

Rimvydas Baltaduonis has been at the spring of so many things: Lithuanian Economic Conference this year celebrating expansion to the Baltics, Club of Lithuanian Professionals in Washington DC, social initiative DABAR = Dalyvaukime ir Aktyviai Balsuokime Ateinančiuose Rinkimuose, meant to engage Lithuanians abroad in  the Lithuanian Parliament and President elections, and many more.  Moreover, as a Professor of Economics in Gettysburg College, Mr. Baltaduonis has recently been announced as a candidate to become the Rector of KTU Kauno technologijos universitetas/Kaunas University of Technology. GLL is happy to witness the return of many high-level high-activtiy professionals and supports Rimvydas initiatives and career ambitions.

Jonas Baziukas: Potential for Lithuanian Science Times Two

Jonas Baziukas is global Lithuanian with an innovative mindset and founder of FOODuristic – a technology driven, automated farm. In collaboration with University of Copenhagen and Danish Technological University, Jonas is focusing on lab-grown foods. The aim of his current project is to produce 100% organic cricket flour with high levels of protein and micro nutrients at an accessible price point. Additionally, Jonas is currently negotiating a collaboration with Kaunas Technology University, as he believes that global Lithuanians with international experience should be involved in Lithuanian business and therefore introduce change through improvement. Let the two active globals for the progress in science and education.


Food & Beverage Breakfast with D. Šlekys-Trout | July 3 | 9am

On July 3, 2018, „Enterprise Lithuania“ in cooperation with GLL invite food and beverage companies to the advisory meeting with dr. Daina Šlekys Trout (USA), founder of Health Aid Komucha well known world-wide discuss  business opportunities in the USA and Canada. 

ICT Business Breakfast with A. Šlekys | July 4 | 9am

On July 4, 2018,  „Enterprise Lithuania“ in cooperation with GLL invite ICT companies to the advisory meeting with dr. Arūnas Šlekys (USA), vice-president at „Hughes Network Systems, LLC“ and Chairman of the Board „Global VSAT Forum“ to discuss  IoT and business opportunities in the USA and Canada.

Let's Meet At World Lithuanian Youth Summit 2018 | July 6-8 | Harmony Park

GLL will be there! Over the course of the three-day Summit, young Lithuanians from all around the world gather to share their experiences, discuss pressing issues, exchange contacts, and engage directly with key representatives from four different spheres – politics, education, business and culture.

We are bringing together the best of the best as inspiration to those Lithuanians across the planet currently working to develop both their own and their country’s futures. In 2018 Lithuania celebrates the 100-year Anniversary of the Restored State – the Summit will be even larger! Read more.

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