What is LEAD YP? The DRC’s LEAD YP program is a 6-month leadership development program designed to help young professionals gain a better understanding of their personal leadership styles and gain new insight on leading and inspiring others throughout their careers.

Program: Up to 30 class members will be chosen for the LEAD YP program that kicks off in January 2021 and concludes in June 2021.

Class members meet monthly where they will receive training on their personal leadership styles, leading through change, personal branding, coaching and feedback, and using the Predictive Index Behavior Assessment.

The 2021 program will include a combination of virtual and in-person sessions and will be held in accordance with public health guidelines.

Who Should Apply? The program is a professional development opportunity designed for individuals who are both “life-learners” and aspiring leaders. All participants should demonstrate an interest in enhancing their leadership skills and a commitment to the time and energy to complete the program.

Application Process: Applications open online on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 through Wednesday, September 30, 2020. Applicants must submit a $50 fee. Applications will be considered complete for review only if payment is submitted.

Key Program Requirements: DRC YP membership is required to apply for the LEAD YP program.

Cost: $500 per participant (This fee is nonrefundable, and all funds are used to cover expenses of the program such as training materials, speaker fees, etc.)



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