Emerging Leaders Institute

Join us at our annual Emerging Leaders Institute, February 8-10, 2013. This year's theme is Translating Your Passions into Action: Activism 101! While the institute is designed to encourage new leaders an opportunity to find their leadership voice at the College, this year, we are excited to bring internationally renown activist Gloria Feldt to the institute and are encouraging all campus leaders to submit an application to attend.

This year's institute will be held at Camp Ramapo in Rhinebeck, NY on February 8-10, 2013.  All fees will be covered by the college, however a $25 deposit is required to secure your seat.  If you are selected and attend the weekend, your deposit will be returned upon return to campus.  Spaces are limited so apply today!  Applications are available until February 1, 2013, at 4pm.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Curtis Wright, Dean of Campus Life and Leadership via email at curtis.wright@wagner.edu or by stopping by the Dean of Campus Life Office.


More about the keynote speaker:

Gloria-at-home-300x199GLORIA FELDT is the bestselling author of No Excuses: 9 Ways Women Can Change How We Think About Power; a teen mom and high school dropout from rural Texas who became a successful CEO and movement leader; an acclaimed expert on women, power, and authentic leadership; and an inspiring keynote speaker who motivates with heart and humor and provides practical “Power Tools” for life and leadership.

People magazine calls her the “voice of experience.” Gloria’s expertise in women, power and leadership comes from a deep well of personal knowledge gained on the front lines. Her journey from teen mom to president and CEO of the world’s largest reproductive health and advocacy organization, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, to best-selling author inspires both men and women. Named by Vanity Fair as one of “America’s Top 200 Women Leaders, Legends, and Trailblazers” and Glamour’s“Woman of the Year,” she’s helped pave the way for women today.  Gloria has been widely quoted and published in media, including the New York Times, Washington Post, USA Today, The Daily Beast, and magazines including More, Elle and Ms. She has appeared extensively on television, including CNN, MSNBC, the Today Show, Good Morning America and The Daily Show.