Programs Sponsored by the Institute for Global Leadership at Tufts University

A prominent financial executive and current chief executive officer of CLS Group Holdings AG in New York City, David Puth received a bachelor of arts in political science from Tufts University. Today, David Puth serves as a co-founder and board member of the Institute for Global Leadership (IGL) at Tufts. Dedicated to cultivating the next generation of world leaders, the IGL equips students with the knowledge and skills necessary to understand complex global issues.

Through its Institute Scholars and Practitioners in Residence (INSPIRE) program, the IGL brings together prominent scholars and professionals to deliver lectures and advise students in areas such as research and career development. The IGL also sponsors social entrepreneurship programs, including the Empower Program, which provides valuable guidance for aspiring entrepreneurs and places a particular focus on poverty alleviation.

To learn more about the programs available at the Institute for Global Leadership at Tufts University, visit