G(irls)20 Global Summit

Deadline: 13 March 2020
Open to: citizens of participating countries mentioned below
Venue: 10th – 24th October 2020, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


Since 2010, the G(irls)20 Global Summit has served as the only platform for young women to influence the G20. Every year, the Summit is held in the same country as the G20 Presidency; in 2020 Saudi Arabia will host world leaders and engagement groups. In October 2020, 25+ young women from around the world will meet for the 11th Global Summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, for a week of leadership training, social enterprise development and mentoring by female leaders in the business and public sectors.

The summit for delegates will include:

  • Workshops building valuable leadership skills;

  • Panels and speeches on the key economic policy issues facing girls and women globally;

  • Developing a Communiqué with recommendations to the G20 based on the delegates’ unique experience and expertise;

  • The opportunity to build lifelong friendships with 200+ young female leaders from around the world;

  • Building a network of mentors from the across the public and private sectors.

The Summit will be held in October 2020 at a secure location in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. While the dates are still tentative, you must be available between 10th – 24th, 2020.


Applicants must:

√ Must be 18 years old when you submit your application, and must not be older than 23 years old before October 31, 2020.

√ Holds or can obtain a valid passport

√ Holds citizenship in any of the participating countries or regions:

G20 Members: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, European Union.

2020 Guest Countries and Regions: Afghanistan, African Union, Indigenous*, MENA (Includes: Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen), Pakistan, United Arab Emirates,Vietnam.


G(irls)20 will cover the following costs for all delegates:

√ Flights to and from Riyadh from their nearest major city;

√ Transportation to and from the airport in Riyadh;

√ Accommodation in a shared room with one other female delegate;

√ All meals during the week ;

√ Costs associated with travel visas;

√ Traveller’s health insurance.

How to Apply?

In order to apply, please click here.

For more information visit the official website.