Calling all Partners In Empowerment!

Are you ready to co-create a thriving, socially just world?

Join over 150 impact leaders – across arts, media, technology, education, business, and philanthropy, uniting at THE GLOBAL SUMMIT™ IV!TGS2014 PIE Graphic 400SQ

Igniting with a culturally rich welcome reception, The Global Summit fourth biennial meeting re-convenes in San Francisco, November 16-18 at the SF Women’s Building.
Through the lens of WOMEN, POWER, MONEY & POLITICS, in two days of bridge-building, interactive solution sessions, we’ll unite genius, energy and action to move your work and our movement forward around four fertile INTERSECTIONS:
  • FEMINOMICS: Currency, High Impact Investment, & Leadership
  • LIVING WELL: Evolving Food, Health & Lifestyles
  • BUILDING PEACE: Water, Conflict, Climate & People of Place
  • BEYOND POLITICS: Governance 2.0 for the 21st Century
Through your participation, you will gain:
  • Vital whole system leadership tools to create real impact
  • Clarity of long-term goals with broader local and global context
  • A community dedicated to systemic change for a thriving future
Submit Your Delegate Application Today!

What past delegates had to say:

“We succeeded. There’s always more – yet we moved the ball forward in a big way.” - Greg Wendt, Sustainable Assets Advisor/ Manager

“I feel lucky to be a part of this amazing group of people.   Participating was transformational for me in that I finally saw myself as a visionary too. I am eager to bring all a can to this project.”  – Angela Karegeannes, Owner, Feeding You Organic Catering

“You assembled an amazing group of people. It was a pleasure to be there and I look forward to hearing about the next Summit.”  – Kim Weichel, President UN Association San Francisco

“Thank you for a wonderful and successful summit – I am left feeling hopeful, energized and ready to take action to move our agenda forward.” – Bruce Dear – CEO/ Owner, Pure Bamboo

Get Involved ~ Partner – Volunteer – Connect!

From Rallyteam to Dancing Freedom, our diverse community of global innovators bring the technologies, cultural gifts and skills needed to elevate the leading edge social, economic, & environmental change.

Who We Are

The Global Summit™ is facilitated by 501c(3) nonprofit, Empowerment WORKS and is brought to life by a diverse eco-system of citizens, businesses and organizations, called Partners In Empowerment (PIE), united in action for a thriving world.

Autonomous, free from governmental, religious, political or any other singular agenda, The Global Summit provides a neutral platform for worldwide collaboration advancing integrative governance, philanthropic and economic solutions that honor all voices – and all life – from the ground up.

What We Do

Through our biennial event series and year-round, on-and-offline collaboration support system, The Global Summit unites leading innovators from across the world and across diverse sectors – business, media, arts, education, & impact arenas, enabling participants of all different levels to interact in focus groups and think tanks, helping shape a new locally-led, global operating system for the 21st century and beyond.