Sue Shear Institute for Women in Public Life

LEAD Program

The Sue Shear Institute for Women In Public Life is proud to announce LEAD program sponsored by the Sue Shear Institute and the UMSL Women's Leadership Council. Held throughout the fall semster, LEAD supports and encourages UMSL students' civic engagement and instills in them a passion for women's public sector leadership.

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The LEAD program offers sessions that include:

Community Service • Examining Different Leadership Styles Exploring Effective Leadership Strategies  Guided Networking Salary Negotiations  Opportunities to Interact with Successful Private and Public Sector Women Leaders

Patricipants will also work together to complete a semester-long leadership project that show cases their leadership skills. Upon successful completion of the program students may choose to be matched with a mentor for the Spring Semester.

For further questions, please visit our FAQs section.

2014 LEAD Application is closed. 

Upon successful completion of the program students may choose to be matched with a mentor for the Spring Semester.

2013 LEAD participants

2012 LEAD participants

2011 LEAD participants

2010 LEAD participants

Please direct any questions to the Institute at (314) 516-4727 or landersm@umsl.edu