Each year, GLP bases its summer session around a central theme to motivate its scholars and drive progress forward in the community. Some past themes have included: STEM in a Changing World (2016) and Designing Our Future (2017). We are
“Empowering Innovators” Currently under development by GLP’s Luke Chitwood, “Empowering Innovators” is a project to assemble, organize, and communicate significant results, stories and insights from the first 8 years of the Illinois Tech Global Leaders Program (“GLP”). Originally known as
The legacy of GLP belongs to all Scholars who have called the Global Leaders Program or IIT Boeing Scholars Academy home, and it belongs to the city of Chicago. GLP’s legacy – GLP’s essence – is each and every one
Earlier this year, Uptake hosted GLP Scholars in their offices for a Job Shadow Day. Uptake presented new projects such as Student Union to scholars, organized a panel discussion on career pathways, and matched students with staff for individualized shadowing.
This January, the Climate Corporation hosted Job Shadow events for our GLP Scholars. Climate Corporation presented scholars with unique insights into career pathways, STEM opportunities, and professional networking. Scholar Raymond attended the Job Shadow at the Climate Corporation and shares more