The Institute will house NDMU’s United Nations Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) status initiatives in addition to bringing together:
As an international hub on campus, the Institute for Global Leadership will focus on:
Each year, the Institute will invite a speaker to campus for discussions on politics, ethics, international affairs, women’s rights, service abroad, and other topics related to global issues.
The speaker series launched in March 2015 with Ambassador Simona-Mirela Miculescu as the first speaker to visit campus.
Ambassador Simona-Mirela Miculescu is the Permanent Representative of Romania to the United Nations and is the first woman in Romania to reach the rank of ambassador. She urged listeners to get involved in the global campaign for gender equality because “empowering women is not only the right thing to do, it is the smart thing to do.”