Young Global Leaders Nomination Form

The official deadline for nominating Young Global Leaders for the Class of 2016 has passed. Any nominations received from 1 June, 2015 onwards, will be considered for the Class of 2017.

Selection Criteria

The Young Global Leaders must meet the following criteria:

  • to be eligible for the nomination and selection process of the Class of 2017, the candidate must have been born on or after 1 January 1978.
  • be in a leadership position
  • have a track record in public service oriented activities or have shown a commitment to enhancing the public good
  • Self nominations are not accepted
How did this nomination come about?*What is your relationship to the candidate?*
Are you willing to be contacted about this candidate?*
First Name:*Last Name:*
Street Address:PO Box:
Street (2):Mail Code:
Street (3):City:*
Gender:*Date of Birth (yyyy/mm/dd):
Young Global Leader Candidate
First Name:*Last Name:*
Title (Mr, Mrs, Dr, etc...):
Profile (Biography) (< or > signs are not authorized! - Max 200 words):*
Organization profile (< or > signs are not authorized! - Max 100 words):
Street Address:Street (2):
Street (3):PO Box:
Mail Code:City:*
Gender:*Date of Birth (yyyy/mm/dd):*
Further candidate perspectives
On a scale of 1 to 10, please rate the candidate on the below criteria.
1 (Humble)... 10 (Self-confident) *
1 (Reflective and Deliberate)...10 (Quick to move to action)*
1 (Candidate would contribute immensely to YGL and World Economic Forum)...10 (Candidate would benefit immensely from being part of the YGL and World Economic Forum community)*
What distinguishes this candidate as a proven leader? (< or > signs are not authorized! - Max 200 words)*
How has this candidate leveraged his or her professional, or non-professional, activities for the benefit of society? Please provide concrete example(s) (< or > signs are not authorized! - Max 200 words)*
From your perspective, and in 140 characters or less, what make this candidate truly unique? (< or > signs are not authorized!)*
Add supporting documents (Total size of 10MB max)
Candidate's updated CV (.doc|.docx|.rtf|.txt|.zip)*
Candidate's recent photo (.jpg|.jpeg|.gif|.zip)
Any other supporting documents (.zip)

Please make sure to limit the total size of your supporting documents to 10MB max.

Should you like to submit more than one document per field, please zip the documents beforehand.

Once you click on the Submit button you will not be able to return to this page. We therefore highly recommend that you print a copy of this page for your records.

Please note that your nomination is only successful if you are directed to the Confirmation of Submission screen.

Should you encounter a problem, send an email to