2025 Emerging Leaders Program Application

Thank you for applying to the Emerging Leaders program. This program is designed and facilitated by a network of professional coaches, facilitators, and accredited experts who help participants establish their leadership capabilities. Emerging leaders can help build skill development with a continued focus on professional growth while providing space for equity exploration by creating and presenting race equity projects.  

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EL Application Requirements

  1. Be a rising leader within their organization or industry and either live or work in Montgomery County

  2. Have the full support AND expressed permission to apply from the organization for whom the participant works

  3. Complete and submit an application for the EL Program

  4. Submit two (2) letters of recommendation

  5. Able to attend all session dates with no more than 16 hours of excused absences

2024-2025 Emerging Leaders Session Dates

September 10
October 8
November 20- Joint session day with CORE and Encore
December 10 – Mentor Mixer
January 14, 2025
March 11, 2025
April 8, 2025
May 13, 2025

Other Key Dates

Cohort Meet & Greet
Wednesday, August 21

Tuesday, October 1

Friday, May 30, 2025