The Global Initiative for Education and Leadership (UTGI) is a program at The University of Texas at Austin that delivers high-quality educational training and consulting to governments, higher education institutions, schools, businesses, and nonprofits worldwide.
Our mission is to use the power of education for the advancement of the global community by opening avenues of dialogue, building sustainable leadership, and fostering environments of learning.
We prepare leaders to think creatively, communicate effectively, and inspire others to achieve excellence in a global environment.
In all of our endeavors, we maintain a professional and considerate atmosphere. We are committed to building and sustaining positive relationships, sharing knowledge from a world-class university, and encouraging cultural sensitivity and respect.
The core values of The University of Texas at Austin are learning, discovery, freedom, leadership, individual opportunity, and responsibility. Each member of the University is expected to uphold these values through integrity, honesty, trust, fairness, and respect toward peers and community.