Inspiration Through Leadership

As accomplished, visionary, and philanthropic alumni, Young Global Leaders demonstrate a willingness to serve the Northeastern community,  as well as the world around them.

ABOUT USMEET THE YOUNG GLOBAL LEADERS

Inspiration Through Leadership

As accomplished, visionary, and philanthropic alumni, Young Global Leaders
demonstrate a willingness to serve the Northeastern community,
as well as the world around them.

ABOUT USMEET THE YOUNG GLOBAL LEADERS

“We strive to be a catalyst in furthering Northeastern’s global footprint, while also expanding our own knowledge and experiences through YGL activities.”

Mohammad Al Wazzan, Northeastern University Young Global Leaders

Featured Event

Northeastern’s annual Global Leadership Summit from February 21 to March 1 will explore themes affecting the university, higher education, and the world. The summit brings together our global community to be inspired by dynamic high-profile speakers.

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YGL Stories

The World's Oceans are in Peril. This Northeastern Graduate Wants Generation Z to Care.

Kendrick founded Ocean Generation in 2016 to help young people better understand the problems plaguing the world’s oceans. Over the past two years, she has worked with a fishing community in Haiti, a group of students in Saint Lucia, and other island communities to help them cope with the challenges posed by overfishing, plastic pollution, and climate change.

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How a Disrupter Transformed Thailand's Used Car Industry Almost Overnight

Imagine that within six months of starting your first job out of college, you’re the big guy. The head honcho. The one in charge of running the show. And not just any show, but a multimillion-dollar business.   

That’s what happened to Manit Ghogar.

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He wants to create "The Next Nike" in Hong Kong

When Jason Yau returned to his hometown of Hong Kong in 2017, he was frustrated. After spending 10 years studying in the United Kingdom and the United States, he noticed how brand-conscious young people in the city had become. There was a perception that local brands were cheap and of low quality. 

So he set out to change that. 

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They Couldn't Find Anything to Wear in New Dehli. So They Launched a Fashion Line

Aashray Thatai and Ashish Gurnani were frustrated. They were each working full time in professional settings near New Delhi, and couldn’t find clothes that were stylish, affordable, and appropriate both for work and dinner afterward. So, they created their own.

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