• We ARE
    Chicago Global Shapers

    We are a globally recognized group of young leaders empowered by the World Economic Forum.
    Our Mission
    is to improve the lives of Chicagoans, and breakdown regional and global challenges.

  • Meet Allen, our new curator!

    A lifelong resident of Chicago’s Southside, Allen is a Ph.D. student in political science specializing in American politics with a concentration on youth politics, new/social media, and local political engagement at The University of Chicago.


    Allen works with the Youth & Participatory Politics Survey Project and coordinates the Black Youth Project New Media Research Team...

    Measuring Our impact

    Check out our 2018-2019 Annual Report to learn more in-depth about your programs, initiatives, and local/global impact with the Global Shaper Community!

    Become a Partner

    The Chicago Global Shapers’ 2020 impact projects will focus on building partnerships with organizations that are actively creating solutions to accelerate equity and diversity in the Chicago communities.


    If you would like to learn more about becoming a potential partner for this year’s Chicago Global Shapers Impact Project Partnership Program, please review the Request for Proposals document: