LEADeres Lakeshore is a non-credit leadership lab designed to support Latin American professionals as they pursue their individual career and life goals. The program emphasizes identity formation and personal development in the areas of cultural awareness, leadership, professional development, and community and civic engagement. Participants learn and grow together over a six-month period, engaging with seasoned leaders and working on teams to identify creative solutions for community issues. Graduates possess the skills, resources, and confidence necessary to support each other as leaders professionally and in their community.
LEADeres Lakeshore brings cohorts of developing Latin American professionals together over a six-month course-based program to learn and grow their own leadership skills. During this time, participants:
Network with and learn from seasoned community and civic leaders
Increase Cultural Intelligence
Gain practice using tools that support self-reflection and personal growth and development
Develop a personal development plan that emphasizes growth at work and in the community
Be guided through the process of working on a team and using innovative strategies to explore and present recommendations to address a community or business issue.
The program is delivered through six daylong segments designed to equip LEADeres Lakeshore participants with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes they need to transform themselves as leaders. Personal narratives are incorporated to illuminate concepts and create opportunities for reflection, while guest speakers share their individual stories about cultural identity and their civic and professional life journeys.