Husky Leadership Initiative

Developing 21st century leaders


  • Register for Husky Spring Training Leadership Conference

    February 26, 2015

    Husky Leadership Initiative

    Whether you think of yourself as a “leader” or not, we invite you to participate in the the Husky Spring Training Leadership Conference on April 10, 2015, and meet and mingle with other Huskies who are interested in developing their leadership capacity. Take advantage of a wide variety of workshops presented by leadership practitioners from…


  • Call for Programs open for Husky Spring Training Leadership Conference

    February 18, 2015

    Husky Leadership Initiative

    We invite staff, faculty, students and alumni to submit program proposals for the Husky Spring Training Leadership Conference. This annual event brings together UW students interested in developing their skills and engaging in conversation centered around leadership. Based on our belief that one’s capacity to lead grows out of experience, practice and reflection, this conference…


  • 25 student scholarships available to attend Citizen University 2015

    February 9, 2015

    Husky Leadership Initiative

    Apply for an exciting opportunity to attend the 2015 Citizen University taking place in Seattle on March 20 & 21, 2015! Citizen University's annual national conference is a creative and vibrant gathering on the art of powerful citizenship. Hundreds of changemakers, activists and catalysts from across the United States show up to learn about power,…


  • Winter brings an ardent lineup of Fireside speakers

    December 29, 2014

    Husky Leadership Initiative

    The Husky Leadership Initiative and Starbucks present the Winter 2015 Leadership Firesides, featuring diverse perspectives from an immigrant/refugee rights activist, sexual violence warrior, lieutenant general, poet, geologist, computer scientist and theologian. This popular speaker series is an ongoing opportunity for students to engage in meaningful dialogue with a diverse range of civic, educational, corporate and…


  • Student leader snapshot: Chelsa Ayers

    October 29, 2014

    Husky Leadership Initiative

    Chelsa Ayers is the first in her family to attend college, and she came to the University of Washington determined to open as many doors as she could. She hit the ground running, quickly involving herself on campus, double-majoring in political science and gender, women and sexuality studies and leaving no evidence of “spare time”…