21st Century Leadership Academy

The Sue Shear Institute for Women in Public Life announces the 21st Century Leadership Academy, May 17 – 22, 2015 in St. Louis, MO.
Apply to Represent UMKC as a Shear Fellow. Application Deadline: March 31, 2015
Spend a week with outstanding student leaders and savvy women in public life: women judges, women office holders & women public policy experts.

What will you do as a Shear Fellow?
1. Develop leadership skills.
2. Build self confidence.
3. Make friends & contacts for your future.

To apply, fill out the electronic application at: http://goo.gl/forms/OIwfZme8uh. Note that in addition to the electronic application, you will also need to submit the following items to Brenda Bethman at bethmanb@umkc.edu by March 31, 2015 to complete your application:

A cover letter discussing your career goals and reason for applying to the Academy.
A short biography written in third person.

For more information on the Leadership Academy, visit http://www.umsl.edu/sueshear/21st-Century-Leadership-Academy/index.html. With questions, contact Dr. Brenda Bethman in the UMKC Women’s Center (contact information below).


Brenda Bethman, Ph.D.
Director, UMKC Women’s Center
Director, Women’s & Gender Studies Program
Affiliated Faculty in German, Dept. of Foreign Languages & Literatures
Co-Director, Gender, Health & Development in Senegal Study Abroad Program
Adjunct Graduate Faculty, School of Graduate Studies
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