The Perth Global Shapers Hub is now taking applications!

Developed by the World Economic Forum, the Global Shapers Community is designed to mobilise young social impact leaders in major cities across the world. The network is made up of young people who are exceptional in their potential, their achievements and their drive to make a contribution to their communities. Being a global shaper gives you access to an incredible global network of peers, travel and the ability to connect with others in Perth to make a difference.

You can learn about the community by watching the below video and here:

Becoming a Global Shaper also entails a genuine commitment of your time and energy. Shapers communicate by email and are expected to attend a minimum of 60% of monthly meetings and hold one or more project roles. If you would like to know more about the Perth hub, the commitment involved and the application process please contact

Anyone can apply to join the Perth Hub of the Global Shapers by sending a CV and two minute video or single page cover letter addressing the question: "Why I would like to be a Global Shaper" to The deadline for submission is 3 October 2016.

Portia McDonald