stars develops better leaders of the next generation and wants to be the premier platform for these future leaders


  1. Clear focus on talents who are typically 1-2 Levels below C-level, nominated by their top management and have the potential to move up to C-level in the next few years.
  2. stars organizes three annual symposia in Switzerland, Singapore and China. In addition, the stars alumni benefit from regular meetings in the regional stars alumni chapters, from the annual stars alumni study tours and from stars Webinars.
  3. The stars symposia and the stars alumni activities help prepare proven “Leaders of the Next Generation” for their global leadership roles by:
    • Enhancing a better understanding of the economic, scientific, political, cultural and social challenges, which will impact business and organizations in the next 3-5 years,
    • Broadening their horizons through interdisciplinary and intercultural dialogue with peers and global leaders from all fields,
    • Contributing to their personal development to drive responsible and sustainable actions.

stars at a glance

stars develops better leaders of the next generation

Coming Events

stars Webinar series – “The US in an Emerging Multipolar World”
Jim PAPA, Partner, Global Strategy Group, Washington, United States
19 January 2023, 16.00-16.30 (CET)

stars Webinar
HUANG Jing, Professor and Director, Institute of the US and Pacific Studies, Shanghai International Studies University (SISU), Shanghai, China
26 January 2023, 10.00-10.30 (CET)

stars Singapore symposium 2023
Disrupted Disruptors
21-24 June 2023
Singapore, Changi Cove

stars Switzerland symposium 2023
Disruptions All Over – Impact and Perspectives
23-26 September 2023
Schaffhausen, Vienna House and Stein am Rhein, Buergerasyl