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Cultivating Inclusive Leadership: Fostering Engagement, Unleashing Innovation and Building Talent

  • Thursday, April 16, 2020, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

A two-workshop leadership intensive from the Natural Leaders Initiative, Cornell Cooperative Extension and the Cornell Team and Leadership Center. 

These workshops build on each other, but you may register for one or both!


March 12: Leveraging the Power of Diverse Teams - CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS

Learn to harness the power of the diversity that already exists within your team, organization or community. This session offers frameworks, practical tools and experiential activities for that will enable you better build support and trust, leverage the knowledge inherent in your group, help people effectively work through challenges, and strengthen your group’s impact. Read more…

April 16: Cultivating the Leadership in Our Midst: 

This session will strengthen your ability to build strong relationships with people from many different backgrounds, help you recognize and tap the diverse, untapped pool of informal and emerging leaders all around you, and provide practical ways to build diverse engagement and leadership for your team and organization by integrating new skills and tools into the work you are already doing. Read more…

You will expand your comfort zone, build the confidence needed to develop and sustain diverse relationships, create personalized action steps that move you from good intentions to intended impact, and build a support network of peers with similar commitments.

You will receive a certificate from Cornell Cooperative Extension upon completion.


The program’s widely acclaimed, experienced instructors creative a supportive and affirming learning environment.

Margo Hittleman, Co-founder and Coordinator, Natural Leaders Initiative (March 12 and April 17)

Karel Hilversum, Director, Cornell Team & Leadership Center (March 12 only)

Cost:The fee includes instruction, handouts, lunch and snacks.

Community nonprofit rate: $130 for the two-workshop series, or $75 for one workshop.

Businesses and educational institutions: $180 for the two-workshop series, or $100 for one workshop.

Scholarships are available for those who could not attend otherwise.Please contact Margo Hittleman with questions or scholarship requests.

This program is partially supported by a grant from Cornell’s Office of Engagement Initiatives.



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Margo Hittleman
Natural Leaders Initiative Coordinator
(607) 272-2292 ext.167


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413 Lake St
Elmira, New York 14901

Last updated March 12, 2020