Leadership Programs

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SACNAS invests in the next generation of diverse STEM leaders. We are dedicated to building the capacity of our scientists with the necessary leadership skills to advance their careers and lead change at the highest levels.

🔔 Applications for the Postdoc Leadership Institute Open June 1!

SACNAS Postdoc Leadership Institute (PLI)

Wednesday, October 26 to Saturday, October 30th (Exact times TBD)

SACNAS is excited to announce that the second annual Postdoc Leadership Institute (PLI) will be taking place at 2022 SACNAS – The National Diversity in STEM Conference! 

PLI is a two-part workshop for postdocs looking to develop their leadership skills and ability to bring their whole selves – including their culture – to work as an asset. Participants will be engaged in a customized curriculum, mentoring opportunities, practical skills training, and the opportunity to join a strong network of fellow diverse STEM leaders for year-round support.

SACNAS Postdoc Leadership Institute (PLI)
SACNAS Postdoc Leadership Institute (PLI)

SACNAS Postdoc Leadership Institute (PLI)

Wednesday, October 26 to Saturday, October 30th (Exact times TBD)

SACNAS is excited to announce that the second annual Postdoc Leadership Institute (PLI) will be taking place at 2022 SACNAS – The National Diversity in STEM Conference! 

PLI is a two-part workshop for postdocs looking to develop their leadership skills and ability to bring their whole selves – including their culture – to work as an asset. Participants will be engaged in a customized curriculum, mentoring opportunities, practical skills training, and the opportunity to join a strong network of fellow diverse STEM leaders for year-round support.

About the Program

Accepted participants will be equipped with:   

  • Skills to lead teams and set priorities   
  • Discernment – Ability to know yourself and navigate any space, from your research to your relationships with colleagues and potential employers  
  • Bringing your whole self – including your culture – to your work as an asset  
  • Identity as a competence – you bring insight others may not have  
  • A network of fellow diverse STEM leaders for year-round support 

Eligibility 

  • Open to postdocs 
  • Consideration may also be given to advanced graduate students who will be defending their dissertations within 6 months 

The Details

PLI is taking place in conjunction with 2022 SACNAS — The National Diversity in STEM Conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 27th to 29th, 2022. 

  • PLI workshops are on Wednesday, October 26th and Saturday, October 30th – with roadmap to the 2022 conference in between (October 27 – October 29th) 
  • Accepted applicants are eligible for registration to NDiSTEM, airfare, and lodging! 

 Start application >> HERE 

Apply by August 19th to be eligible for funding support 

Linton-Poodry SACNAS Leadership Institute

Transform Your Tomorrow

The Linton-Poodry SACNAS Leadership Institute (LPSLI) provides premier training for motivated STEM professionals from populations that have been historically excluded and, as a result of exclusion, are underrepresented in STEM. Professionals interested in advancing their leadership of diversity, equity, and inclusion in all sectors of STEM (academia, industry, and non-profit, and government), are encouraged to apply. (Applications are closed.)

Intro-LPSLI
Intro-LPSLI

Linton-Poodry SACNAS Leadership Institute

Transform Your Tomorrow

The Linton-Poodry SACNAS Leadership Institute (LPSLI) provides premier training for motivated STEM professionals from populations that have been historically excluded and, as a result of exclusion, are underrepresented in STEM. Professionals interested in advancing their leadership of diversity, equity, and inclusion in all sectors of STEM (academia, industry, and non-profit, and government), are encouraged to apply. (Applications are closed.)

About the Program

Accepted applicants will engage in an experiential training with their cohort for 5 days, including:

✅ Workshops to explore topics such as Leading Change, Emotional Intelligence, Implicit Bias, Leadership Development Planning, and more

✅ Career-stretching insights through a 360 degree assessment

✅ Mentorship and lunches with distinguished leaders

✅ Upon program completion, enter a network of 300+ alumni who are creating stronger, more inclusive STEM environments at academic institutions, nonprofits, government, and for-profit science companies

The Details

Program Dates & Location:  July 17-22, 2022, In-Person in Washington D.C.

Eligibility: Must be a STEM Professional.

Program Investment: up to $2,500
Participants are encouraged to work with their company/institution to support up to a $2,500 cost share – representing only 25% of the total cost of this program. 

Application Deadline: Applications are closed

Questions? Contact Professional and Leadership Programs Manager, Elizabeth Aguilera, PhD

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