Thank you for your interest in joining a community of young professionals committed to shaping positive change through dialogue and action. 

Successful Shaper applicants are

between 18-27 years old


resident in Abuja

committed to working with peers to improve their 
interested in developing their leadership potential 
willing to support fellow Shapers in their personal 
and professional development 

Membership Benefits

Becoming a member of the Global Shapers Community provides individuals with the opportunity to:

Belong to a network of outstanding young leaders who collaborate to shape a better future locally and globally

Further develop leadership skills and capabilities through custom programs, workshops, informal gatherings, mentorship, etc. curated by local Hubs.

Engage with the broader World Economic Forum Community and communities initiated by the Forum, such as Young Global Leaders and Schwab Entrepreneurs, face-to-face and by virtual means

Initiate and contribute to local, regional and global initiatives towards improving the state of the world

Gain in-depth exposure to thought-leadership and knowledge of global, regional and industry issues.

If this sounds like a community you would like to be a part of, we invite you to apply to join us in shaping our world.

We encourage both first time applicants and previous applicants who meet the basic qualifications to apply. We look forward to meeting you and working with you!