Our Organization

Terra Education

Global Leadership Adventures is part of Terra Education, a certified B-Corporation and a leader in the field of international service-learning. Terra also operates Discover Corps, vacations with purpose for adults and families, and Summer Springboard, pre-college summer programs for teens on the campuses of Berkeley & Yale.

Certified B Corporation

Certified B Corporations are a new type of corporation which uses the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. B Corps, unlike traditional businesses:

  • Meet comprehensive and transparent social and environmental performance standards
  • Meet higher legal accountability standards
  • Build business constituency for public policies that support sustainable business

President’s Volunteer Service Award

Global Leadership Adventures has joined with the President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation to deliver the President’s Volunteer Service Award. The AWARD is issued by the President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation, a group convened by President George W. Bush and continued by President Barack Obama to help foster and encourage a culture of volunteer service and civic participation among Americans. As a Certifying Organization for the award, Global Leadership Adventures is responsible for verifying service hours, nominating potential recipients and delivering the award.

The Young Leader

The Young Leader is the official blog for Global Leadership Adventures. It features stories that inspire teens to jump out of their comfort zones and forge their own paths as they prepare to leave high school. TYL also hosts GLA's summer program blogs. Check out our featured posts and more on The Young Leader here.