Husky Leadership Initiative

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  • 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”…


  • Leadership Firesides: Storytelling and conversation with inspiring leaders

    October 20, 2014

    Husky Leadership Initiative

    The Husky Leadership Initiative and Starbucks present the 2014-2015 Leadership Firesides. This popular speaker series is an ongoing opportunity for students to engage in meaningful dialogue with a diverse range of civic, educational, corporate and campus leaders in an informal setting. Guest speakers will share their personal journeys and perspectives on leadership and become momentary…


  • Now recruiting 2014-15 Husky Leadership Certificate cohort

    September 19, 2014

    Husky Leadership Initiative

    The Husky Leadership Initiative recognizes and celebrates the innovative leadership of UW students. You are change-agents, activists, community organizers, entrepreneurs, scholars, and more. We seek Huskies in their 3rd, 4th, or 5th year who practice leadership in a variety of ways to join the 2014-15 Husky Leadership Certificate cohort.   Application open for 2014-2015 Apply…


  • Mentor a UW student and see how you are changed

    September 19, 2014

    Husky Leadership Initiative

    Help a student give voice to what they have learned about leadership and who they have become as a leader during their time as a Husky. The Husky Leadership Initiative is now seeking UW faculty, staff, and community members to serve as mentors for the 2014-2015 Husky Leadership Certificate program.


  • 2014 U Lead We Lead: Cultivating Leadership Speakers Announced

    September 15, 2014

    Husky Leadership Initiative

    The Husky Leadership Initiative is proud to present its annual kick-off event U Lead We Lead: Cultivating Leadership. On October 29, students and other members of the University community will dig into stories from local luminaries who will each share their story and perspective on leadership and call you to action. Registration details will be…


  • Explore Husky Leadership Certificate Student Leadership Portfolios

    August 13, 2014

    Husky Leadership Initiative

    We have recently published several student leadership portfolios from the 2013-14 cohort of the Husky Leadership Certificate program. These students graciously share their portfolios which not only exhibit the leadership work they have been doing at UW but also reveal the personal philosophies they have developed and articulated over several months as part of the…


  • A summer seminar on leadership presented by the U.S. Marine Corps

    June 18, 2014

    Husky Leadership Initiative

    The Husky Leadership Initiative is pleased to sponsor the 2014 U.S. Marine Corps Leadership Seminar on the UW Seattle campus. This free seminar features a luncheon with keynote speaker Lieutenant General Ronald L. Bailey, USMC. Following the keynote, Marine Corps personnel will lead workshops on ethical leadership and other core leadership values. The U.S. Marine…


  • HLI seeking faculty and staff involvement

    May 6, 2014

    Husky Leadership Initiative

    Interested in supporting student leadership development? Want to meet new fabulous colleagues all across campus? Join a 2014-2015 Husky Leadership Initiative project committee! The Husky Leadership Initiative (HLI) is a cross-campus effort that facilitates, deepens and expands student leadership education both in and outside the classroom. HLI is all about supporting students’ leadership journeys as…


  • Husky Leadership Initiative seeks student members for project committees

    May 1, 2014

    Husky Leadership Initiative

    The Husky Leadership Initiative (HLI) seeks applications from students to join 2014-2015 Husky Leadership Initiative project committees. HLI project committees develop programming and provide logistical support for one of several Husky Leadership Initiative efforts, which include U Lead We Lead, Leadership Firesides, Husky Spring Training, Husky Leadership Certificate and curricular leadership education. Committee members will…


  • Share your journey through service and leadership

    April 10, 2014

    Husky Leadership Initiative

    All University of Washington students are invited to share stories and information about their journies through service and leadership by participating in the Spring Celebration on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 from 3:00-6:30 PM in the Husky Union Building (HUB).  Applications are due soon! Apply Due April 21, 2014, 5:00 p.m. Submit soon--presentations are accepted on…