to the community of 1700 of global Lithuanian professionals from 49 countries and contribute to the prosperity of Lithuania
we invite you to join and take active part in the development of Lithuania
On December 27, 2019, Global Lithuanian Leaders are up to the celebration of 10 years on inspiring mission of connection of Lithuania-affiliated professionals worldwide and their engagement in meaningful projects with, for and in the name of Lithuania. Join us on the big day at the break of the new decade for GLL FORUM in the morning and the Ceremony of GLOBAL LITHUANIAN AWARDS by night!
GLL Summer Gathering offers a sunny occasion to step away from the business as usual, meet visiting and returning GLL community members working with passion and effecting global trends in business, science and culture, and explore the possibilities to open more doors for Lithuania’s global presence.
The program brings together the most successful and experienced diaspora professionals to advice to growing Lithuanian companies, emerging innovators and entrepreneurs. Discover more…
The facilitation of the cooperation of Clubs of Lithuanian Professionals Abroad is meant to encourage their establishment, tackle the most important issues of financial and operational sustainability. Discover more…
The program aims to attract bright Lithuanian graduates of foreign universities to Lithuania for paid professional internships at innovative companies operating in Lithuania. Discover more…
Joint cooperation of GLL, Academic Buddy and outstanding personalities with rich experience in crowdfunding meant to create exclusive opportunities to talented Lithuanian students seeking degrees at the best universities of the world. Discover more…
The initiative is designed as the network of well connected diaspora professionals to facilitate direct investments to Lithuania. Discover more…
global Lithuanian professionals
countries around the world
programs for engagement to contribute to Lithuania
we would like you to meet
PROFESSOR VICTOR SNIEČKUS has recently founded Snieckus Innovations in order to use the decades of synthetic chemistry experience to assist pharmaceutical and agrochemical companies in tackling the challenges in developing new drugs and crop enhancing agents. His work in the area of synthetic organic chemistry has been recognized with numerous awards, including Global Lithuanian Award. He was recently made a Fellow of the International Society of Heterocyclic Chemistry for his long-term research accomplishments. He was one of the inspirations for Global Academic Network.
Victor SnieckusProfessor and Researcher of Organic Chemistry, Queens University, Kingston, Canada
RŪTA ŠEPETYS introduces herself as Seeker of Lost Stories. We are very proud that the first story brought to the attention of the US readers was about Lithuania and the tragic years of the World War II now in the process of filming. She was among the first Laureates of Global Lithuanian Awards in 2012 together with Antanas Mockus, Ray Bartkus, Victor Snieckus, Birutė Galdikas and many other prominent LIthuanians.
Rūta ŠepetysWriter, author of three bestsellers, Detroit, USA
CARLOS LEVENSTEIN is a dynamic, entrepreneurial sales and management strategist in the Technology, AIDC and Printing Industry with a 15+ year record of achievement and demonstrated success driving multimillion-dollar growth while providing award-winning leadership in highly competitive markets. As GLL Business Advisor he is much appreciated by young Lithuanian IT companies as superb professional in the industrial environment, operations, legal system, compliance and start up operations of Brazil.
Carlos LevensteinVP Sales and Marketing at MaQeo Technologies, Sao Paulo, Brasil
ANTANAS MOCKUS is a political leader very well-known and highly respected globally. He served as Mayor of Bogotá for two (non-consecutive) terms during which he became known for springing surprising and humorous initiatives upon the city’s inhabitants. In 2010, he ran for President of Columbia, though he was not elected, he takes very active part in building transparent democracy in his country. We are more than inspired by his wisdom and energy.
Antanas MockusPhilosopher and polititian, Bogota, Columbia
GINT BAUKUS is the Laureate of Global Lithuanian Awards 2016 for bringing Western Union to Lithuania and initiating shift in the economic development of Lithuania. We treat him as the role model for the program of Investment Ambassadors run in cooperation with Invest Lithuania.
Gint BaukusVP Global Human Resources, CHRO at Molycorp Inc., Denver, USA
ALMINAS ŽALDOKAS works as an assistant professor of finance specialising in innovation, corporate finance and governance. He is a co-founder of Lithuanian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong that helps Lithuanian businesses to foster links with Hong Kong market. He belongs to Economic Research Network organising annual Lithuanian Conferences on Economic Research to promote economic research in Lithuania and integrate Lithuania’s economics community into the global academic environment.
Alminas ŽaldokasAssistant Professor of Finance, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
TOMAS NAVARDAUSKAS joined The Israel Lithuania Technology Hub in 2015 and has been building relationships with industry experts across the IT and Life Science sectors, forging strong partnerships between Israeli and Lithuanian companies to create beneficial collaborations and strategic alliances. We are happy to have him as GLL Business Advisor and exceptionally active connector.
Tomas NavardauskasCountry Manager at Aciety, Operations Manager at The Israel Lithuania Technology Hub, Israel
VYTAS PAUKŠTYS has more than 15 years experience in mobile, telco, mobile marketing, telemarketing, direct sales, mobile operator marketing, customer acquisition, mobile payments. AS CEO of Eskimi mobile social network he raised the number of users zero to 10 million in less than 24 months.
Vytas PaukštysCEO at Eskimi, Nairobi, Nigeria
EGLĖ GARRICK had long and successful career of urban developer at the Port Area of Sydney, Australia. Recently, she was elected to the Board of World Lithuanian Community, the umbrella organisation of Lithuanian communities abroad. We are happy to have her as Vilnius Municipality advisor on novelties of urban development.
Eglė GarrickDirector of Finance and Fundraising at World Lithuanian Community, Sydney, Australia
RAY BARTKUS , conceptual artist, Laureate of Global Lithuanian Awards, playing with visual comprehension of space, color, lights and forms, provoking artistic interaction between the piece of art and the audience. Since 2014, every June he brings internationally renown artists to Marijampolė for forums of mural painting on shabby walls of the town turning it into outstanding place of attraction. This movement is known and followed by the name of MALONNY.
Ray BartkusArtist, New York, USA
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