Mission and Vision
CELA, the premier leadership network in Central Eurasia, provides members education and programs connecting them globally to propel their success in organizations, families and communities.
Central Eurasia Leadership Alliance (CELA) is the premier network for Central Eurasia’s leaders to consistently expand their leadership skills and enhance the positive impact they make on their businesses, families, and communities.
CELA is part of a 46-nation global network that has grown rapidly over the past 35 years and continues to expand in the service of up-and-coming leaders; celebrating their skills and promoting their growth. The sister networks are MELA – the Middle East Leadership Alliance, SEALA – the South East Asia Leadership Academy, and SIBF – the Society of International Business Fellows. Together, these Global Networks have nearly 1,500 members.
CELA members are highly successful, diversified, internationally focused, mid-level and senior individuals, including business, development, financial, academia, government and non-governmental sectors with an emphasis on entrepreneurial activity across those sectors.
CELA members are committed to helping each other become better leaders, sharing educational programs, best practices and business solutions. From local events and regional programs, to the annual summit and conferences abroad, there are numerous opportunities to tap into the Global Networks, resources and its worldwide group of advisors.
The annual Leadership Academy is the cornerstone of the CELA Network. CELA Fellows participate in one of the best globally available two-week leadership immersion course(s) and high-level executive education leadership program(s) for professional and personal growth; receive insights from business luminary speakers and unique cultural opportunities.
Members of the Global Networks are active in over 60 countries and have broad experience with local partners and service providers, due diligence, market entry, and political and business risk in practically every country. Thousands of deals worth hundreds of millions of dollars have been consummated among members of the Global Networks and through their mutual contacts. CELA members established successful collaborations and partnerships cases on academic and consultancy, nonprofit areas in country, on the regional and international levels.