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December 29th, join us in Vilnius, at St. Catherine’s church for a celebration of the incredible achievements of global Lithuanians during the Global Lithuanian Awards 2021 ceremony! A yearly tradition, Global Lithuanian Awards are awarded to dedicated Lithuanian professionals from all over the world who contribute to the economy, science, and culture of Lithuania as well as its global standing. Keep an eye on the GLL Awards website as we announce this year’s nominees.
GLL SUMMER GATHERING
Each year, global professionals meet in Vilnius at the GLL Summer Gathering. Entrepreneurs, business executives, public policy experts, human rights activists, and alike exchange ideas, strengthen connections and build joined efforts. A shared vision of open, competitive, and internationally acclaimed Lithuania is what drives them together. Read more HERE.
GLL partnered up with Swedbank to launch an open online database of women professionals Profesionalės.lt, with the goal of increasing the share of voice of women in the public debate formed by the Lithuanian media and event organizers. GLL network connects a significant amount of women professionals worldwide, and we believe easier access to them might quickly change the situation for the better. Read more and register here.
LT BIG BROTHER
The program offers to Lithuanian businesses the services of global talent reach including job offer spread channels, employer branding and professional networking platforms, interactive ways to participate in regular GLL events. Discover more…
As the pandemic disturbs traditional education processes, GLL along with Lithuanian learning innovation enthusiasts set off to empower technology to reboot the Lithuanian education system. Led by Business for Peace Award laureate GLL Board member Vladas Lašas, a new EdTech Lithuania initiative was kicked-off and shaped during the GLL Gathering 2020: Learning Fever on September 17th, 2020 in the Presidential Palace and online. Join the initiative at edtechlithuania.com
The facilitated cooperation of Clubs of Lithuanian Professionals Abroad – including monthly on-line meetings, record keeping and annual live meetings – meant to encourage their establishment, tackle the most important issues of financial and operational sustainability, create opportunities for live networkings and cooperations. Discover more…
Follow GLL social media profiles on Facebook and LinkedIn for the most recent information on GLL Online Swaps of ideas, insights and important information in response to sudden changes in business, social, psychological environment globally. These changes evoked inspiring activity of global Lithuanian professionals eager to participate in the processes of crisis management as well as mitigation of its outcome.
The program brings together the most successful and experienced diaspora professionals to advice to growing Lithuanian companies, emerging innovators and entrepreneurs. Discover more…
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TRIBES GLOBAL LEADERS SEARCH links companies with global expats – Supervisory / Board level and C-level executives. Our service was born at Global Lithuanian Leaders – network of Lithuania-connected expats from 49 countries. Led by two founding partners – Dalia Petkevičienė, co-founder of GLL with 10 years experience of building global talent network as well as creating strategies of engaging Diaspora professionals for Baltic governments, and Irma Žilėnienė, international HR and recruitment professional with 15 years experience of working with Baltic and CIS top talent and global companies.
TRIBES Global Leaders Search (born@GLL)GLL Talent Reach Partner
Pilietybe.lt is a civic engagement project established with the belief in strengthening ties among Lithuania and its diverse and ready-to-act diaspora and the importance of civic engagement ideas for the sustainability of these relations.
Media Partner: Pilietybe.lt
MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS of LITHUANIA has supported the national Global Lithuanian Awards since its foundation in 2012. Since then this cooperation has brought to the attention of Lithuanian society more than 300 stories of global Lithuanians eagerly contributing to the global standing of the country.
MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRSPartner of Global Lithuanian Awards
MINISTRY OF THE ECONOMY AND INNOVATION has supported the program of GLL Business Advisors connecting global professionals with Lithuanian companies looking for contacts and advise in particular markets and sectors.
MINISTRY OF THE ECONOMY AND INNOVATIONPartner of GLL Business Advisors
TRINITI Business Law Firm with more than 50 professionals in Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia aims to ensure all essential needs of business clients and lead the market by client satisfaction ratings and top-level service. It tops the ratings of Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500, InterContinental Finance, World Lawyers, Corporate INTL Magazine DealMakers and others.
TRINITI Business Law FirmGLL Legal Partner
INTERACTIO is the time-saving, convenient, consumer friendly platform of remote simultaneous interpretation adopted by largest events in Europe and the USA, enabling remote work of EU organisations.
INTERACTIOPartner of GLL Events
IGNITIS GROUP is an international energy company and one of the largest energy groups in the Baltic region. The group’s core activities include power and heat production and supply, power and natural gas trading and distribution, and power system maintenance and development. Group companies operate in Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Poland and Finland. Group innovation fund invests in energy startups in the UK, Norway, Sweden, France and Israel.
IGNITIS GROUPTALENT REACH PARTNER
Oxylabs enables companies worldwide to gather public online data and is at the forefront of innovation in the field. Their strict ethical standards resulted in hundreds of partnerships with high-profile businesses, many of which are among Fortune500.
PVcase is a next-generation PV software company serving customers in over 20 countries to design gigawatts of solar plants in over 50 countries in Europe, North and South America, Asia, and Australia.
PVcaseTALENT REACH PARTNER
Girteka Logistics is Europe’s leading asset based Transport Company delivering more than 730.000 Full truck loads annually. It grew organically from 1 truck in 1996 to now more than 7.400 trucks and 7.800 trailers operating in Europe, Scandinavia and CIS. With 18.000 professionals, its industry expertise has made it the FTL carrier of choice for the world’s biggest brands. The smooth operations and communication is ensured with our LEAN approach.
GIRTEKATALENT REACH PARTNER - LinkedIn Profile
LUMINOR GROUP is the third-largest financial services provider in the Baltic region. It is built on the two leading Nordic banks – Nordea and DNB, with their merger process in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia completed at the beginning of last year. Having gone through a merger marathon that lasted over two years, change now defines the very core of LUMINOR working culture. With its customer base of 1.3 million clients and its team of over 2300 professionals, LUMINOR aims to become a leading financial services provider for Baltic businesses and entrepreneurial people.
LUMINOR GROUPTALENT REACH PARTNER
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special thanks to the people who helped build the GLL network
President of the Republic of Lithuania. Dalia Grybauskaitė was a patron of Global Lithuanian Awards in the years 2012-2019. Currently, she is the patron of the GLL and Swedbank initiative Profesionales.lt
Dalia GrybauskaitėDALIA GRYBAUSKAITĖ
Darius Daubaras is a Senior Investment Officer at International Finance Corporation. Darius is a former GLL Patron and GLL Advisory Board member, who has shared his expertise on the Global Economy and recession with the GLL network and added to many valuable partnerships of GLL.
Darius DaubarasDARIUS DAUBARAS
Chief Financial Officer at Northern Horizon. Milda Dargužaitė is a former GLL Advisory Board member. A global Lithuanian with broad leadership experience, Milda is the mastermind behind the global Lithuanian youth leadership project “Create for Lithuania”. She has continuously found new ways to employ global expertise to the Lithuanian benefit.
Milda DargužaitėMILDA DARGUŽAITĖ
Mykolas Majauskas is a member of the parliament of the Republic of Lithuania. Former GLL Advisory Board member. Mykolas is a strong supporter of Global Lithuanian talent, who has mentored and contributed to the GLL Project “Pragmatonas”, providing ideas for even closer cooperation between Lithuania and its Diaspora.
Mykolas MajauskasMYKOLAS MAJAUSKAS
Paulius Lukauskas is the first Deputy Chancellor of the Government of Lithuania. Former GLL Advisory Board member. Paulius has lent his years of governance expertise to the benefit of GLL diaspora empowerment, attracting global Lithuanian talents to work and contribute to Lithuania.
Paulius LukauskasPAULIUS LUKAUSKAS
Arnoldas Pranckevičius is the vice-minister in Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. A long-time GLL Patron and a former GLL Advisory Board member. Arnoldas has hosted Global Lithuanian Awards and used this occasion to gently remind the community of global Lithuanians eager for action and attention.
Arnoldas PranckevičiusARNOLDAS PRANCKEVIČIUS
Daiva Naravaitė is the co-Founder of Alpina Search. Former GLL Advisory Board member and long-time supporting member of GLL. A prominent member of the GLL Business Advisors and mentorship programs, Daiva has continuously contributed her know-how to the development of Lithuanian businesses.
Daiva NaravaitėDAIVA NARAVAITĖ
Kęstas Pikūnas is the creator of Passport Journal and a former GLL Advisory Board member. A strong believer in the power of Lithuanian identity, Kęstas provides a platform for global Lithuanians to tell their story in English and find their roots.
Kęstas PikūnasKĘSTAS PIKŪNAS
Gintė Damušis is a former ambassador of the Republic of Lithuania to Denmark and Iceland. Former GLL Advisory Board member and long-time GLL Patron. All throughout her diplomatic career, Ginte has made a mark as a strong believer in the diaspora talent and its inclusion in Lithuania’s public life.
Gintė DamušisGINTĖ DAMUŠIS
Jurgis Didžiulis is a musician and public figure, and host of Global Lithuanian Awards. With his bottomless energy and creativity, Jurgis has contributed to countless GLL events, starting many meaningful and fun conversations between global professionals and providing a perfect environment to share and exchange ideas.
Jurgis DidžiulisJURGIS DIDŽIULIS
Darius Udrys is a Strategy Director and Founding Partner at Neue Unica branding agency. Former GLL Advisory Board Member. Born and raised in a Lithuanian Family in the United States, Darius has actively contributed to the promotion of Lithuanian culture and community abroad, eventually bringing his global expertise back to Lithuania.
Darius UdrysDARIUS UDRYS
Raimundas Daubaras is a businessman, sailor, and public figure. Former GLL Board member. Raimundas is the initiator of the unique tradition of Lithuanians to sing their National Anthem at the same time all over the world. (“Tautiška giesmė aplink pasaulį”). He has contributed to countless actions celebrating Lithuanian roots and has received a State Award for connecting global Lithuanians.
Raimundas DaubarasRAIMUNDAS DAUBARAS
Rokas Beresniovas is the head of Growth in NIH Federal Credit Union. Co-founder of GLL. Strong believer in the power of connection between global Lithuanians, he has co-founded GLL with the purpose to employ and direct global Lithuanian expertise from abroad to the benefit of Lithuania.
Rokas BeresniovasROKAS BERESNIOVAS
Vida Bagdonavičienė is a project coordinator of Vytautas Magnus University World Lithuanian Academy. Former GLL Board member. Vida has started conversations on the relationship between Lithuanian government and the Diaspora, giving extensive guidance on how to maximize the benefits of the collaboration between the two.
Vida BagdonavičienėVIDA BAGDONAVIČIENĖ
Kingsley Aikins is the CEO of the Networking Institute. The guest of honor of the Global Lithuanian Awards, expert of diaspora involvement strategies and large-scale networking. Over the years he has listened to what countries do to tap into so-called diaspora capital. His speech at the Global Lithuanian Awards of 2013 formed the theoretical grounds for the further connection and engagement of Lithuanian professional diaspora.
Kingsley AikinsKINGSLEY AIKINS
Vygaudas Ušackas s is a member of the Board of Directors at Avia Solutions. Patron of Lithuanian City of London Club. As an ambassador to the United Kingdom, Vygaudas Ušackas was one of the minds behind the creation of Lithuanian City of London Club that set the blueprint for Clubs of Professionals all over the world. Avid supporter of Global Professionals and their knowledge, Vygaudas continued to network and employ diaspora talent for the benefit of Lithuania.
Vygaudas UšackasVYGAUDAS UŠACKAS
Nerijus Pačėsa is the founder and leader of “Erudito Licėjus”. Former GLL Board Member.
Nerijus PačėsaNERIJUS PAČĖSA
Daumantas Mockus is the Chief Business Development Officer at Avia Solutions Group. Former GLL Board member. Daumantas has lent his extensive global expertise to both GLL and the mentorship project LT Big Brother.
Daumantas MockusDAUMANTAS MOCKUS
Lina Tovaišaitė is the Associate at International Finance Corporation. Former GLL Board Member. Lina continuously promoted contributions of Global Lithuanians to the growth and prosperity of Lithuania.
Lina TolvaišaitėLINA TOLVAIŠAITĖ
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