Spirit Shaper #5 – Generation 2016

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As we all are anxiously waiting for June 30, some future Global Shapers will find out a bit sooner! We selected 10 Spirit Shapers, one from each region. A Spirit Shaper made an application that was extraordinary in format and/or content.

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Spirit Shaper #4 – Generation 2016

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Today we are happy to announce our Spirit Shaper from Europe! Michaela did an excellent job with her application and her team was happy to surprise her with title of Spirit Shaper and thus granding her a place in Global Shapers – Generation 2016.

Curious to see how her team surprised her (and her special helper?) See the video on Vimeo here. Her application can be viewed through this link.

Sat tuned for a new Spirit Shaper soon!

Spirit Shaper #3 – Generation 2016

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As we all are anxiously waiting for June 30, some future Global Shapers will find out a bit sooner! We selected 10 Spirit Shapers, one from each region. A Spirit Shaper made an application that was extraordinary in format and/or content.

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Second Spirit Shaper of Generation 2016

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As we all are anxiously waiting for June 30, some future Global Shapers will find out a bit sooner! We selected 10 Spirit Shapers, one from each region. A Spirit Shaper made an application that was extraordinary in format and/or content.

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First Spirit Shaper of Generation 2016

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As we all are anxiously waiting for June 30, some future Global Shapers will find out a bit sooner! We selected 10 Spirit Shapers, one from each region. A Spirit Shaper made an application that was extraordinary in format and/or content.

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This marks the start of a great learning journey

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Hello everyone, I’m Liang Lingxiao, a Global Shaper 2015 from Arcadis Singapore office. After finishing the interesting and challenging application phase, my Global Shapers Journey started with the three months virtual preparation phase. During the virtual preparation phase, I teamed up with Ali, Jordan, Roman, Kate, Mahendran and Maggie who are from various time zones in the world. This marks the start of a great learning journey.

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This was a defining turning point for me

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When asked to write a piece on what it meant to me to become a Global Shaper, I thought to myself if I’m going to answer this question honestly, I need to share a broader picture of what was happening in my life this time last year and how the program had a truly profound effect on me in a unique way.

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Taking the LEAP

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I felt giddy as I attached my video and pressed the submit button in the Global Shaper 2015 online application form. It was exciting but stressful at the same time. I was already imagining the places I’ll be travelling, the people I’ll meet, and the things I’ll learn if chosen. But the things that made me want to join were also the same things that made me feel worried.

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