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The year of global challenges inspires a creative approach to important traditions – the celebration of Global Lithuanian Awards and Forum will last through January 2021! Every week will be devoted to a newly announced Laureate sharing his or her story on national television LRT, initiating thematic online discussions, and much more! Follow the news at www.gllawards.com
December 6 marks the deadline for open nomination. Everybody – personally or in the name of an organization – are welcome to propose global Lithuanians for Global Lithuanian Awards.
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 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…
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…
With strong belief in citizen empowerment, GLL called for Global Professionals to join GLL THINK&DO TANK as a platform for high-competence professionals with crisis management skills to formulate research and data based recommendations in three key topics of the new post – crisis reality.
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…
First and the only global voluntary mentorship programme aims to facilitate the transfer of professional knowledge and experience between established Lithuanian professionals and ambitious Lithuanian students. Discover more…
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VINTED is the largest online C2C marketplace in Europe seeking to make secondhand the first choice worldwide with a growing community of 23 million users spanning 12 markets: the USA, UK, Germany, France, Belgium, Austria, Poland, Czech Republic, Spain, Lithuania, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands. Founded in 2008 in Lithuania by Milda Mitkutė and Justas Janauskas, the company is now led by CEO Thomas Plantenga and backed by four leading venture capital firms: Accel Partners, Insight Venture Partners, Burda Principal Investments, and Sprints Capital.
VINTEDGLL Talent Reach Partner
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
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
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
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.
GIRTEKAGLL Talent 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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RŪTA LAUKIEN was acknowledged financial professional with broad experience and highly developed skills in origination, advisory, structuring, marketing, execution and team leadership when she has developed an innovative gallery-restaurant concept that balances art, space and design through the prism of social dining and applied it at Liquid Art House, unique in Boston, USA, worldwide. We are happy have her as GLL Business Advisor and Investment Ambassador.
Rūta LaukienOwner of Liquid Art House in Boston, USA
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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