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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 semester, LEAD supports and encourages UMSL students' civic engagement and instills in them a passion for women's public sector leadership.

Lead Poster


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

For further questions, please visit our FAQs section.

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

Please direct any questions to the Institute at (314) 516-6623 or

LEAD Agenda