Shaping Bucharest
with the Power of Youth

The Global Shapers Community is a network of Hubs initiated by the World Economic Forum in 2011 to empower young people to play an active role in shaping local, regional and global agendas.

​​The Bucharest Hub seeks to identify, connect and empower young leaders looking to drive positive change in the Romanian communities and the world.

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Global Shapers Community

Learn more about our values and purpose

Be Part of a Global Network

As part of our community, you'll connect with over 14,000 Global Shapers in 500+ hubs worldwide. This opens doors to collaborative opportunities beyond your wildest dreams.

Global Shapers Bucharest Hub

Impact on a Global Scale

Imagine working on projects that have already impacted the lives of 22 million people globally. By joining us, you can contribute to this impressive track record of global change.

Set the Foundation for Change

Our hub has directly impacted more than 5,000 lives through community initiatives, events, and projects. Your involvement will contribute to measurable change right here at home.

Personal Growth Accelerator

Our members experience significant personal and professional growth. On average, Global Shapers report a 37% increase in their leadership skills within the first year of involvement.

Current & Partner Projects

Learn more about our initiatives

Shaping Conversations

Launched in 2021

GSBH x IntreVecini

Launched in 2022

Empowering Her Health

Launched in 2023

GSBH x BuchARTest

Launched in 2023

Silver Circle

Launched in 2023

Future Makers

Launched in 2018

Climate Change Summit

Launched in 2022

Completed Projects

We have had several successful stories since 2013

Social Impact Award

Hosted by our hub in 2017 and 2018

EU Unite

Launched in 2017

Innovation for Tomorrow

Launched in 2017

Accelerating ESG Transformation

Launched in 2023

Football. Girls. Flowers. Tablets

Launched in 2018

100 Women for Bucharest

Launched in 2017

The Shapers

Meet our amazing community

Vikram Jotwani


Sabina Mihailescu


Elena Miron

Impact Officer

Alex Alexandrescu


Alexandru Craciun


Ana Buzatu


Ana-Maria Belciu


Anda Dilara Nicole Metac


Andrada Ciocioi


Andrei Vitiuc


Daniel Georgescu


Ioan-Teofil Sturzoiu


Maria Niamh Bratcovici


Mihai Toader-Pasti


Nassim Abu Rjala


Livia Florea


Luca Onica


Roxana Chiritoiu


Sabin-Emilian Prunau


Alina Gabriela Burlacu

Alumni Shaper

Ciprian Stanescu

Alumni Shaper

David Timis

Alumni Shaper

Roxana Cojocaru

Alumni Shaper

Diana Pirciu

Alumni Shaper

Loredana Urzica-Mirea

Alumni Shaper

Raluca Negulescu-Balaci

Alumni Shaper

Daria Benghea-Malaies

Alumni Shaper

Eliza Chirila-Pop

Alumni Shaper

Robert Lupitu

Alumni Shaper

Alin Claudiu Apostu

Alumni Shaper

Ioana Irimia

Alumni Shaper

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Global Shapers Bucharest Hub?

The Global Shapers Bucharest Hub is a part of the Global Shapers Community, an initiative of the World Economic Forum. Our hub is a group of young leaders, dedicated to driving positive change in Bucharest and beyond through various projects and initiatives.

Who are the Global Shapers?

The Global Shapers are a network of young leaders aged between 18 and 27 who are passionate about addressing global challenges and making a difference in their communities. This network is an initiative of the World Economic Forum.

How can I join the Bucharest Hub?

We recruit new members annually, usually opening the application cycle in September-October. Keep an eye on our website and social media for announcements and application details.

What activities and initiatives does the Bucharest Hub engage in?

Our hub is involved in a wide range of projects and events aimed at addressing local and global challenges. These initiatives can include community service projects, workshops, discussions, and more. Check our website for current and past projects.

How can I collaborate with the Bucharest Hub?

We welcome collaborations with individuals, organizations, and partners who share our vision. Reach out to us through email at, and let’s explore how we can work together for positive change.

Is there an age limit for joining the Bucharest Hub?

Yes, to be eligible for membership, individuals should typically be between the ages of 18 and 27.

What benefits do members receive?

As a member, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with like-minded young leaders, work on meaningful projects, and gain valuable skills and experiences that contribute to personal and professional growth.

How often does the Bucharest Hub hold events and meetings?

We regularly organize events and meetings, the frequency of which may vary. Stay tuned to our website and social media for event announcements.

Can I participate in hub activities if I’m not a member?

While membership offers deeper engagement, we often have events open to the public where non-members can participate and contribute.

Who leads the Bucharest Hub, and how are leaders selected?

Our hub is led by a curatorship team elected annually. The leadership term starts on July 1 and ends on June 30 of the following year. Leadership roles are typically filled through an internal selection process.

How does the Bucharest Hub contribute to the local community?

We actively engage in community projects and initiatives that aim to address pressing local issues, from education to sustainability, and more.

Is there a membership fee to join the Bucharest Hub?

Typically, there is no membership fee to join the Bucharest Hub. We are volunteer-driven and focus on impact-driven initiatives.

How can I stay updated on the latest news and events from the Bucharest Hub?

You can stay informed by following our social media channels and website.

What is the Global Shapers Community, and how does it connect with the Bucharest Hub?

The Global Shapers Community is a worldwide network of hubs like ours, all dedicated to driving positive change. It is an initiative of the World Economic Forum, and we are connected through shared values and a commitment to impact.

How can I contact the Bucharest Hub for further inquiries?

For any questions or inquiries, please feel free to contact us through our email at, and we will get back to you as soon as possible.