Lead Together LGBTQ Leadership Program, Applications Open for the Class of 2019

by The Black Wall Street Times
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TULSA – Created in partnership with Oklahomans for Equality and Leadership Tulsa, Lead Together LGBTQ Leadership Program is now accepting applications to Class 1 of Lead Together. Lead Together is the only program in Oklahoma addressing LGBTQ leadership development.

“We see persistent gaps within leadership ranks that overlook the talents of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender, and queer or questioning individuals. The aim is to accelerate the careers and possibilities for qualified LGBTQ leaders by offering an exceptional learning environment and networking opportunities. We know there are a number of outstanding LGBTQ professionals and this is the only program of its kind in the State; its design speaks forcefully to the next generation of LGBTQ leaders who are highly motivated agents for change.” said Jose Vega, Program Director of Oklahomans for Equality.  

“Leadership Tulsa is pleased to provide additional opportunities for leadership development in our community and we look forward to equipping LGBTQ leaders to build their influence, build a valuable network, and develop new models and mindsets for innovation using design thinking.” added Marcia-Bruno Todd, Leadership Tulsa Program Director.  Participants will explore how their LGBTQ identity influences and strengthens their personal leadership style, while learning about LGBTQ history and the National Movement.

LGBTQ and Ally professionals are invited to apply to this 4-month program, which includes an orientation, six day-long sessions, volunteer for Tulsa Pride and opportunities to network and explore the region with fellow class members.  Applications are due by 5:00 p.m. on January 31, 2019.  

More information is available at https://leadershiptulsa.org/lead-together/

Application link:  https://goo.gl/forms/ZMaZn2VVQ5GMJUSf2

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