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Emerging Leaders Institute Information Session

Monday, December 11, 2017
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

The Emerging Leaders Institute is an in-depth professional development program for Graduate School students and postdocs, designed to prepare you to hit the ground running as competent, confident, and effective leaders at Duke and beyond. In the course of five intensive workshops and a team project over eight weeks, participants work with a team of experienced leadership facilitators and coaches to develop their communication, self-awareness, professional adaptability, interdisciplinary teamwork, and leadership skills.

Confirmed panelists include:

  • Yi Ding, PhD candidate, Pharmacology & Cancer Biology (2017 ELI alumna)
  • Meghan O'Neil, PhD candidate, English (2017 ELI alumna)
  • Lidia Tagliafierro, PhD, postdoc, Neurology (2016 ELI alumna)

Hear from the program director and past participants during this information session, open to research master's and Ph.D. students as well as postdocs at Duke. Delicious pizza will be served; please bring a beverage to enjoy.

Applications for the 2018 Emerging Leaders Institute open December 11, 2017. Questions? Contact Dr. Melissa Bostrom, Assistant Dean for Graduate Student Professional Development, at

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Breedlove Conference Room, Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library (rm 349)
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Event Category

  • Professional Development