Meridian Global Leadership Institute

GLI is a premier leadership education institution that offers programs based on Meridian’s 52-year-old methodology for preparing emerging leaders for unparalleled success.

The Global Leadership Institute offers:

  • Executive education
  • Professional development programs
  • Leadership exchanges
  • Country-specific and regional briefings
  • Conferences
  • And other programs that develop the organizational and personal competencies needed to compete successfully and effectively in the evolving global environment.


President Barack Obama in Cape Town – The Epitome of Global Leadership

President Obama Speaks at the University of Cape Town on June 30, 2013
Global leadership is about understanding the complex interplay of economic, political, social, and cultural forces that impact global competitiveness and effectiveness. It’s about meeting heightened economic and social responsibilities as competition intensifies and stakeholder expectations increase. It’s about establishing a culture of innovation and the adoption of best practices, drawing on ideas and initiatives from multiple cultures and spheres. Global leadership is also about understanding how government and policy, private enterprise and profit drivers, people and their perceptions are shaping the rapidly expanding and increasingly competitive world in which we live. Continue  

My Leadership Development at Meridian

The most recent group of Amal Fellows

Over the past few years, I have learned that it is impossible to achieve your goals, realize your dreams or understand where you are going in your journey without help. In my pursuit of poverty alleviation, I started volunteering at the age of 18 and ever since I have been volunteering with organizations around the world in various capacities. I am now playing a role in the further development of my home country Pakistan, none of which would be possible without the people, governments, and organizations that invested in my professional development and skills acquisition. One of the most...