"a unique experience that provides you with a wider perspective on the way you see the world"

"Having the opportunity to talk frankly with
others my age who face a very different reality
was humbling and inspirational." 

Unity in diversity is what makes this contest
beautiful and important

The Challenge


Develop a six-page business concept proposal for a profitable venture that addresses a UN Sustainable Development Goal using limited capital. Win awards, prize money, and seed capital to make your proposal happen.

Join a Global Team

Do you wish to develop your skills as a global leader, a social entrepreneur, and a citizen of the world?  Enrol, and we will place you on a team of eight members from radically diverse countries and world views. 

Coach Team Members


Coaching is the new, essential skill for leaders. If you are a manager, you can enrol to learn coaching skills, then apply your skills to grow our global team members potential to become changemakers for a better world.



Developing Global Leaders

The Global Enterprise Experience won a United Nations Alliance of Civilizations award for its global impact on growing leaders who can join forces across cultural divides to make a difference in our world. Enjoy this UNAOC video describing the contest.

Every year participants from hundreds of universities and organisations across the globe choose to compete for honours in the only contest of its kind. 

Enrol as a team member and at 01:00 UTC on April 21, 2021 you will discover the names and countries of the eight people in your team. Over the next three weeks, you will forge bonds with your team, spark creative ideas for a profitable business to address a UNSDG, jointly choose the best idea, research, analyse and submit your six-page business concept proposal to international judges.

It is free to enter with no restrictions on who may enrol. Fees only apply if you choose to add interactive webinars, full access to personal coaching, and facilitated peer support workshops.

Enrol as a coach for an intensive learning programme in coaching skills, facilitated peer support, and apply your skills with practical experience coaching GEE participants. The coaching programme is only open to those with managerial experience. It costs NZD1300. 

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