Dear Lina Dusevičienė

A network for international professionals Global Lithuanian Leaders | GLL is celebrating the 10th anniversary and is inviting you to its annual community events in Vilnius – Forum of Global Lithuanian Professionals & Global Lithuanian Awards.

The President of Lithuania Gitanas Nausėda and more than 250 guests, partners, and friends from all over the world will meet for a day to share innovative ideas, celebrate achievements and strengthen the ties.

We are proud to announce the nominees for Global Lithuanian Awards 2019 bellow as well as our prominent speakers at the Forum.

We invite you to spend the 27th of December with the community of active global professionals of GLL, contribute with your insights, honor achievements, and support the network for stronger Lithuania. See the whole day AGENDA HERE>>

BOOK TICKETS

Nominees of GLA 2019

Honorable Jury has officially announced nominees for Global Lithuanian Awards 2019. The Laureates will be announced during the solemn ceremony in the Presidential palace on December 27. Here are the five award categories, press the link to find out nominees in each category: 

  1. For Local Impact of Global Experience 
    Award presented by Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis 
  2. For Investments to Lithuania 
    Award presented by law firm Triniti 
  3. For Science Innovations to Lithuania
    Award presented by cybersecurity company Cujo AI 
  4. For Engagement of Global Lithuanians 
    Award presented by national broadcaster LRT 
  5. For Promoting the Name of Lithuania Globally
    Award presented by the President of Lithuania Gitanas Nausėda

Come join for our biggest community celebration in Vilnius or watch the ceremony live on LRT.lt  

GLL Forum Talkers

As GLL celebrates 10 years of its activities, during the Forum of Global Professionals we will bring on stage the most prominent global Lithuanians who keep applying their international experience in constant effort to lead Lithuania to global frontlines. 

We are honored to introduce our speakers:

Traditionally, GLL Talks will be followed by three interactive workshops. Each participant is free to choose an area of interest and participate in finding sustainable strategic solutions. 

Head to our website Website for more information, and make sure to follow GLL on  Facebook and LinkedIn as we will be releasing more news as we go.   

Traditional Xmas Drinks

After a long and intensive day, there comes the time to take a breath, relax, and join everyone at the traditional night of X-mas Drinks, organized in cooperation with Global Shapers Vilnius and Lithuanian City of London Club. This year, the event will be held at the Istorijos baras + AltSpace. X-mas Drinks remains FREE of charge, however, due to its vast popularity, registration is required: REGISTER HERE>>

GLL NEWS

Globals on Boards of Lithuanian Companies | Benefits and Risks

As we are rolling out our activities of Search&Referral Centre at GLL of board members with international experience for Lithuanian companies, we asked our GLA partner & partner at law firm Triniti, Linas Sabaliauskas, to look deeper at pros and cons of becoming a board member. While a board member position carries a lot of benefits on a professional level, some points should be taken into considerations as well. Read the whole article HERE >>

Clubs of Global Professionals Abroad

Nordic Clubs of Lithuanian Professionals | Started Cooperation

On November 16, by invitation of oldest Nordic club Lithuanian Professionals in Stockholm, representatives of four Lithuanian Professionals Clubs from Finland, Norway, Denmark and Sweden gathered together with the ambition to work out a uniting Vision and Strategy. How, by joint efforts, they can open up wider network of possibilities, give more added value to our club members as well as third interested parties, initiate the integral network of Lithuanian professionals globally. READ MORE>>

LABA.LA | Traditional Film Industry Networking

Lithuanian American Business Association in Los Angeles in cooperation with Lithuanian World Arts Council hosted the 5th annual Lithuanian film networking event at Hollywood Hills traditionally held within the context of annual American Film Market. It was attended by well-known Lithuanian industry professionals: Lineta Mišeikytė, Jonas Špokas, Arūnas Matelis, Žilvinas Naujokas, with clear message to choose Lithuania for production of quality creations. Chernobyl and Wonderful Losers have proved it is more than possible. READ MORE>>

 

Five Free Tickets to GLL Forum

Our partner Work in Lithuania offers 5 free tickets to the Forum of Global Lithuanian Professionals for most active  members of our Professional Clubs Abroad, Send a brief about you, your connection to a club and a reference contact to  marija@lithuanianleaders.org (with subject: Free ticket for club members). Applications are accepted until December 10, 2019.

LEO in Berlin | Podcasts about Business in the Baltics

Keep following the global Lithuanian Dream podcast – Lithuanian professionals of LEO in Berlin make sure the speakers add to the comprehensive picture of the Baltics, Minister of Foreign Affairs L. Linkevičius being one of them.

GLL Business Advisors

Export Club on Germany and France | Jurgita Balčiūnienė

On  November 22, JURGITA BALČIŪNIENĖ, sales and marketing professional with experience in setting up customer loyalty incentives in France and Germany, talked on the most recent trends of sustainable business.

Firstly, Lithuanian exporting producers should consider acquiring licenses for local well known brands instead of introducing their own brands. Further key take-outs are as follows: 
1) Go green.  
2) Go healthy.  
3) Go local.  
4) Follow trends.  

READ MORE>>

BIG THANK YOU for Global Advice to Local Companies!

In the name of more than 30 Lithuanian companies, GLL would like to express the immense gratitude to global professionals worldwide for their sincere response to share the knowledge and expertise under the program of GLL Business Advisors. We have connected (and still are) 30 companies to more than 40 global minds from food and construction to the wide range of IT sectors. Being pro-active and eager to adjust expectations and products, more than 10 companies managed to engage into more fundamental cooperation. 

As many advisors say it is essential to:

1) do your homework,

2) stay curious,

3) be patient but ambitious!

LT Big Brother & Sister

On November, Lithuanian Professionals in Stockholm invited three experienced Big Brothers and Sisters Eglė Obcarskaitė, Leonardas Gujis ir Petras Baltusevičius to tell all the benefits of gaining by sharing your knowledge, contacts and kindness. 

The tips to effective mentor-mentee relationship include absence of prejudice and expectations, attentive listening, smart formulation of questions for mentee to have broader outlook on challenges and solutions, acceptance of individuality.

Every year, LT Big Brother is growing abroad and next season it is expanding to Berlin, Amsterdam, Dublin, and Oslo. Thanks to clubs of global professionals LEO  in Berlin, Lithuanian Professionals in Copenhagen, Lithuanian Professionals in Stockholm the program feels strong support to the idea of global mentorship.

GLL MEMBERS

GLL Patron | Prof. dr. Thomas Bryer

Prof. Dr. THOMAS BRYER teaches at the University of Central Florida (UCF), in Orlando. His expertise is in citizen participation, civil society development, and collaboration across government, nonprofit, private, higher education, and faith sectors to address the complex issues faced by communities. He was a Fulbright Scholar in the Faculty of Social Sciences, Arts, and Humanities at Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) from 2015-2017, and at KTU he currently supervises a PhD student and leads a research project on non-economic factors of emigration from Lithuania, funded by the Lithuanian Research Council. In 2019, UCF and KTU launched a new, innovative dual degree program in public administration and nonprofit management, which will help strengthen the NGO sector in Lithuania through professional training, academic development, and exposure to international practices.  

GLL Patron | Edita Mištinienė

Dr. EDITA MIŠTINIENĖ is an international professional with over 20 years of experience in pharmaceutical industry and life sciences, on positions ranging from R&D projects manager to Chief Scientific Officer and Director at Lithuanian, Spanish, American and Israeli companies. With a group of fellow scientists, she established biotechnology company Profarma leading in creation of new generation biologic drug and new life-saving treatments. The technology is unique by its complexity and innovative approach. In 2017, it was applied to produce cosmetics, and the new LIthuanian brand Peonia appeared on the market.

Workspace in Vilnius | UMA Invites Visiting Globals

We extended our cooperation with UMA G9 premium class workspace in Vilnius, and are excited to invite all GLL Supporting members to work at UMA G9 while visiting Vilnius under special GLL member conditions:

  • First day pass FREE, all following day passes - 50% off.
  • First monthly access - 50% off.   

These special conditions apply to GLL Supporting members only until Dec 31, 2019. Contact us at info@lithuanianleaders.org to get your deal or consider supporting GLL activities by choosing one of GLL supporting members' packages HERE.    

EVENTS FOR GLOBALS TO MEET

Junior Achievement Christmas Expo | December 7 | Vilnius

Christmas Expo is the annual opportunity to meet the youngest entrepreneurs of Lithuania where they will present their business ideas. Let us visit and support their initiative!

LT Big Brother & Sister Season Wrap-Up | December 19 | Vilnius In Vino

On December 19, LT Big Brother will close the amazing season of quantity and quality growth and look into the prospects of season 2020. There are so many new ideas how to promote the idea of mentorship among wider crowds of experienced professionals and ambitious students. Come to InVino to brainstorm more!

Vita Scientia 2020 | January 3, 2020 | Vilnius

On January 3, 2020, Network of Lithuania-affiliated Life Scientists invite future participants and partners to the 4th international conference "Vita Scientia 2020" aiming to facilitate the cooperation and expertise exchange among global Lithuanian scientists. 

The event brings together more than 400 academic participants. It will feature new creative generation of scientists such as Dr. Daan Swarts, leading the new bio-chemistry research initiative with CRISPR-Cas, Ago proteins at Wageningen University, and Dr. Andrew Hammond, a post-doc researcher on malaria at the Imperial College London. 

Global Lithuanian Leaders

NVO Avilys, Tauro str. 12, Vilnius
Lithuania

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