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As with all worthwhile endeavors, you will get out of the Emerging Leaders program what you put into it.
Participants are expected to attend all sessions and complete all assigned work.

You are responsible for coming to class prepared, fully engaging the curriculum, and cultivating relationships inside and outside the cohort.  You were selected because of your leadership potential and the perspective and experience you bring to the class. Please complete this form by Wednesday, December 15. Other excellent applicants have been waitlisted, and another candidate would be pleased to take your spot should you feel you cannot make the full commitment. 

In terms of the commitment expected of you:

  • Please review the program dates below and make sure you are available.  If there is a conflict, please let us know ASAP.
  • There will be approximately three hours of coursework between monthly sessions, which might include meetings with people inside or outside your organization, reading articles, or exploring your organization in greater depth within the context of the program.  You are expected to come to class fully prepared.
  • By paying for a majority of the cost of the program, generous donors are making a significant investment in you.  In addition, your organization is responsible for a payment depending on its budget size:
    • Program Fee is $1,500 for Organizations with budgets under $500,000
    • Program Fee is $2,000 for Organizations with budgets between $500,000 – $1 million
    • Program Fee is $2,500 for Organizations with budgets over $1 million

Additional subsidy is available depending on the capacity of the sponsoring organization and what either the participant or Leading From Within is able to further contribute. Please reach out to Angela Manavella with any questions or concerns regarding program fees.

Program Dates – The Emerging Leaders program will run January 2022 through November 2022.  It will start with a program orientation on January 21, 1:00-5:00 pm (details will follow).  All other sessions will run on Fridays from 9AM-5PM and will be held in person (venue in downtown Santa Barbara, still to be determined).

Orientation (1:00 – 5:00 pm)
January 21, 2022

Full Day Sessions (9:00 am -5:00pm)
February 18 | Session 1
March 18 | Session 2
April 29 | Session 3
May 20 | Session 4
June 17 | Session 5
July 22 | Session 6
August 19 | Session 7
September 16 | Session 8
October 14 | Session 9
November xx | Culminating (public) Event – Date TBD by Cohort
November 18 | Final  Session 10

Emerging Leaders Participant Commitment Form

    If necessary, additional subsidy is available depending on the capacity of the sponsoring organization and what either the participant or Leading From Within is able to further contribute.
  • By typing your name, you are providing your electronic signature.

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