Applications for ’23 are currently closed. Please look for announcements about future application rounds, in early ’23.
- The Open Call is for all convening organizers, working in any discipline or area of study. Applications can be based on any topic but must demonstrate a clear potential to result in impact following the convening.
- The Gender Equality theme is targeted towards convenings which seek to advance gender equality and women’s leadership through initiatives, policymaking, public advocacy and more.
- The Governance and Responsible Use of AI theme is targeted towards convenings which seek to advance the good governance and responsible use of artificial intelligence through their work.
- The Building Green Economies theme is targeted towards convenings that seek to advance low-carbon futures through climate adaptation or mitigation interventions alongside economic and human development concerns.
- The Rockefeller Foundation sees an opportunity to help connect, support, and empower leaders and organizations across Asia in their efforts to solve for these critical challenges. Our hope is to create a platform for networking, capacity-building, and funding within the Asia region–with a focus on helping existing actors operationalize–that also distills and shares lessons of global relevance.
- Demonstrate a clear potential to result in impact following the convening
- Hinge on a clear, specific, and compelling purpose
- Engage stakeholders necessary for success during and after the convening
- Have an element of timeliness
- Focus on participant experience
- More information here
How We Support:
- Convening design resources, to help maximize the experience and impact of your convening
- Modest travel support for eligible participants
- Travel planning and booking services
- A dedicated convening lead on-site, as well as amenities such as lodging, food, AV etc.
- More information here
For small ideas, you can go to any retreat, but to think expansive, fearless ideas and then design something innovative and courageous to put them into practice, there is no place like Bellagio.Seth BerkleyCEO, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance
- The Bellagio Center operates two separate buildings for convenings, the Frati and the Sfondrata. Each convening will be assigned one of the buildings based on the number of participants. Please note that the number of bedrooms represents the total number of participants we can accommodate per convening in each respective building. To read more, click here.
The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security and The Rockefeller Foundation Convene Global Women Leaders on Climate, Democracy, and Gender Equity Issues
BELLAGIO, ITALY | June 28, 2022 – The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS) and The Rockefeller Foundation co-convened global women leaders on June 20-23, 2022 at the Foundation’s Bellagio Center in Bellagio, Italy for the Global Women Leaders Summit to address the urgent need for action to advance gender equity. The rights […]More