“We Connect Lithuania”
Connect with Modern Lithuania
Program “We Connect Lithuania”, successfully developed by GLL and The Kazickas Family Foundation in 2018, this year targets exceptionally the off-springs the GLL community members and offers experience Lithuania by growing professionally and bonding consciously with identity, old and new traditions.
WHY IS IT WORTH PARTICIPATING IN THE PROGRAM?
“Making sense of Lithuanian roots can be challenging. But it is tremendously rewarding when you discover how to make those traditions and heritage into something your own; you gain a sense of purpose that binds you to a vibrant community, and a source of authenticity that you can flaunt and share with others.”
Jurgis DidžiulisJurgis Didžiulis, To Be LT
“We are proud to create GLL Youth Program “We Connect Lithuania” for Lithuanian diaspora youth when the restored State of Lithuania turns 100. As the director of Global Lithuanian Leaders, I believe that this program can become a key to the life-long personal and professional network with global Lithuanians.”
Kotryna Stankutė-JaščemskienėKotryna Stankutė-Jaščemskienė, Director at Global Lithuanian Leaders
“If we want to encourage our Youth in the diaspora to create for Lithuania, we have to reveal the true essence of our beloved country. It is not enough just to visit Lithuania You have to experience it. Traineeships in innovative organizations, inspiring meetings with leaders from various fields, social activities will help the young generation of our diaspora to strive for making the change in Lithuania.”
Agila BarzdienėAgila Barzdienė, Program Manager at
“We Connect Lithuania” program offers 6 weeks immersive professional and volunteering experience in Lithuanian-based companies, leading startups, public sector and social enterprises. The program creates opportunities to establish personal and professional connections, meet distinguished Lithuanian leaders from business, technology, politics.
“We Connect Lithuania” participants have the unique opportunity to explore Lithuanian history and feel the pulse of modern-day Lithuania. Participants have the chance to be exposed to a group of professionals who will deepen the knowledge of Lithuanian business, science, political and cultural spectrums.
We designed the program with the focus on discovering Lithuania along with her nature and culture. The participants will be invited to join the trips to the most beautiful sceneries in Lithuania as well as to country’s vibrant cities. They also will be engaged in interactive workshops, tours, outdoor team building activities.
- This program will be held from July 1, 2019 to August 12, 2019.
- To apply send the e-mail with the description of your interests and expectations from professional point of view and the motivation to connect with Lithuania from identity point of view.
- Last applications are expected by March 30, 2019.
- All applicants will be contacted individually for life discussion before April 15, 2019.
- Participation fee is 1,000 EUR, it includes accommodation, weekend events, transportation.
- Students will pay separately for their own expenses including flight tickets, meals, personal trips and other activities.
- Detailed program: to be announced at the end of April.
Project Manager Lina Dusevičienė
M. +370 600 68509