Consider applying to the Leadership Institute Retreat.
The Leadership Institute seeks emerging leaders with disabilities who meet the following criteria:
- 5 -10 years of management and/or leadership experience demonstrated in one or a combination of professional, civic or community service contexts.
- Self-identifies as a person with a disability (both apparent and non-apparent disabilities, defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act as a person who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities).
- Is a resident of the Chicago region (this includes seven counties: Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, Will and McHenry Counties).
- Is committed to becoming engaged, or expand current engagement, in the civic life of metropolitan Chicago, and is seeking the possibility of voluntary participation on a board, commission, or other leadership position in public, private or non-profit sectors.
See Becky's Forum postfor more information, and post if you are applying and talk about your experience.