Global Action Through Engagement (GATE)

A Summer Leadership Program for High School Students, July 19-22, 2017

Do you want to have an impact on your community and the world?  Are you interested in social justice, human rights, and global change?  Join your peers at GATE in becoming leaders in your community!

In 2017 participants will focus on citizenship and strategies, tools and tactics for understanding complex global issues while exploring the targets and indicators for Goal #4 of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

The agenda for 2017 will include:

  • interactive simulations
  • small group activities
  • thought-provoking discussions with your peers, university students, and expert speakers
  • development of global competencies to investigate the world, recognize diverse perspectives, communicate ideas, and take action
  • college and career-ready skills
  • community building and recreational activities


  • Registration Fees: $390 (Includes all instructional and recreational materials and expenses, Sandburg Residence Hall housing and meals)
  • Registration is Now Open:  To register, please download, complete the Registration Application and return to Dina Wolf via e-mail,, or U.S. Mail, Attn: Dina Wolf, Institute of World Affairs, UW-Milwaukee, P.O. Box 413, Milwaukee, WI 53211.
  • Registration Deadline: June 26, 2017
  • A limited number of need-based scholarships are available. These scholarships are only available for the GATE program. To apply for a scholarship, please download the Scholarship Application and follow the application instructions for submitting to Dina Wolf

If you are interested in GATE or have questions, please contact Dina Wolf at (414) 229-3312 or  the email above.