Applicants to be notified with regards to the status of their application by the end of 2018. Thanks to everyone who nominated and applied!

An application is complete when both a NOMINATOR FORM and a NOMINEE FORM are completed and submitted by the application deadline. Failure to submit both forms will result in an automatic disqualification – there are no exceptions. Please be sure to review important information regarding the application and selection processes below.

We are looking for the next Global Teen Leaders
those who have identified a problem and a solution... and have taken direct action.  

Potential GTLs must meet ALL of the following qualifications and requirements:

  • Age 13-19 (at time of the Summit, March 8-15, 2019)

  • Project or organization addresses one or more basic human need(s)

  • Founder of your own project or organization

  • Committed to growing your work and impact now and in the future

  • Already achieving tangible results

  • Speak and write English proficiently

  • Able to travel to the United States

  • Participate during the entire Summit (no exceptions)

  • Be nominated by a qualified Nominator (SEE BELOW)

In order to apply, potential GTLs must be nominated by one of the following qualified Nominators:

  • Three Dot Dash Coalition partner

  • GTL Alumni

  • Mentor Alumni

  • A staff member at an educational institution

  • A member of the We Are Family Foundation staff

  • A member of the We Are Family Foundation board

  • A member of the Three Dot Dash Just Peace Summit team

For questions regarding the Nomination Process or interest in our Coalition Partners, email us


Each year Three Dot Dash receives hundreds of applications which our internal selection committee reviews during Round 1. Qualifying applicants are then sent onto Round 2 where an external selection committee, consisting of 3 GTL alums, 2 Mentor alums and 1 expert within our global network makes the final 25-35 GTL selections (10 applicants are selected as “Alternates” in the event that any selected GTLs are unable to participate for any reason). All finalists will participate in a series of Skype interviews with the Three Dot Dash Team prior to receiving an acceptance offer.

The 2019 just peace Summit will take place On…
MARCH 8-15, 2019 in New York City

All air/train travel, visa fees, hotel, meals and ground travel in NYC will be paid for
by We Are Family Foundation for selected GTLs.