The Leadership Institute Learning Community

University of Wisconsin - Madison


Leadership Institute Participant Description & Application 13-14

The LI is a unique opportunity for honing your personal leadership capacities to support the University’s strategic priorities and diversity goals by participating fully as a leader within your work or educational context. It is a nine month long initiative where participants engage weekly in a sustained dialogue within a learning community. The community setting is safe and respectful, yet challenging. Through facilitated small and large group dialogues, reflective writing, readings, DVDs, activities and exercises, participants develop their leadership capacities to effectively interact with members of our community across multiple social identities (Gender, Class, Race/Ethnicity, Ability, Age, Sexual Orientation, etc.), and to build open, dynamic, and respectful working and learning environments for all.

Over the 9 months of LI, as a participant you can expect the following outcomes:

For more information about the program please contact :

Dr. Seema Kapani, Director
Social Justice Learning Communities,
Office for Equity & Diversity,
183 Bascom Hall,
500 Lincoln Drive,
Madison, WI 53706
Ph: (608) 262-6284 // 263-2378
FAX: (608) 263-5562
E-mail: skapani@cdo.wisc.edu