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2017 Fellowship Application

On October 31, 2016, Posted by , In NAAWLI News, With Comments Off on 2017 Fellowship Application

Thank you for your interest in the National African American Women’s Leadership Institute (NAAWLI). Our organization is committed to developing African American female leaders and equipping each with tools to drive positive impacts within their company and community. The NAAWLI Leadership Program is a 10-day program over nine months based…

NAAWLI 2016 Session III Program Summary

On October 30, 2016, Posted by , In NAAWLI News, With Comments Off on NAAWLI 2016 Session III Program Summary

Session III of the 2016 Leadership Program began on Monday, September 12, 2016 at 9:00am and concluded at 1:00pm on Wednesday, September 15, 2016.  Classes were held on SMU campus at the Collins Center.  All eleven Fellows were present and eager to begin and conclude our 2016 Leadership Program. The…

NAAWLI 2016 Session II Program Summary

On October 30, 2016, Posted by , In NAAWLI News, With Comments Off on NAAWLI 2016 Session II Program Summary

Session II of the 2016 Leadership Program began on Monday, June 13, 2016 at 9:00am and concluded at 4:00pm on Wednesday, June 15, 2016.  Classes were held on SMU campus at the Collins Center.  All eleven Fellows were present and eager to begin the “Building Leadership Capacity” segment. The success…

NAAWLI 2016 Session I Program Summary

On October 30, 2016, Posted by , In NAAWLI News, With Comments Off on NAAWLI 2016 Session I Program Summary

Discovery Leadership is the primary focus during Session I. The 2016 Leadership Program began with a “Kickoff” reception held on Sunday, March 20, 2016 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm at the Collins Center on SMU campus.  The reception started with a “networking” session and proceeded with a brief program: The reception…

2016 Leadership Program Summary

On October 30, 2016, Posted by , In NAAWLI News, With Comments Off on 2016 Leadership Program Summary

Our Sweet Sixteen leadership development program spanned over seven months this year and consisted of: Session I – March 20-23 focused on Discovery Leadership and included leadership development, leadership presence, managing perception, career coaching, understanding the importance of philanthropy and provided them an opportunity to engage in a “Afternoon of…

NAAWLI 2016 Session I Overview

On April 1, 2016, Posted by , In NAAWLI News, With Comments Off on NAAWLI 2016 Session I Overview

Discovery Leadership is the primary focus during Session I. The 2016 Leadership Program began with a “Kickoff” reception held on Sunday, March 20, 2016 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm at the Collins Center on SMU campus. The reception started with a “networking” session and proceeded with a brief program: The reception…

NAAWLI 2016 Leadership Development Program

On November 16, 2015, Posted by , In NAAWLI Archives, With Comments Off on NAAWLI 2016 Leadership Development Program

Greetings NAAWLI Supporter, As a supporter and contributor of the National African-American Women’s Leadership Institute, we are petitioning your assistance with our 2016 recruiting efforts.  Starting November 12, 2015 thru January 15, 2016 we will begin accepting applications for our 2016 Leadership Development Program. We are welcoming you to join…

NAAWLI 2015 Class

On February 16, 2015, Posted by , In NAAWLI Archives, With Comments Off on NAAWLI 2015 Class

The National African American Women’s Leadership Institute selected 8 dynamic women to participate in this year’s Leadership Institute. The participants have a wealth of experience representing an array of industries – Aviation, Insurance, Semiconductor, Entertainment, and Travel. This year’s participants are as follows: Bell Helicopter | Rhonda McFarland GameStop | Juna Jones-Moore…

NAAWLI 2014 Induction Ceremony | Southern Methodist University

On September 18, 2014, Posted by , In NAAWLI Archives, With Comments Off on NAAWLI 2014 Induction Ceremony | Southern Methodist University

NAAWLI 2014 Induction Ceremony | Southern Methodist University Annually, the National African American Women’s Leadership Institute (NAAWLI) celebrates women leaders who have completed a three-week leadership development program with a focus on Discovery Leadership, Building Leadership Capacity, Integrate Learning & Commitment to Action and Community Service. This year, 12 dynamic…

NAAWLI 2014 Class

On February 17, 2014, Posted by , In NAAWLI Archives, With Comments Off on NAAWLI 2014 Class

The National African American Women’s Leadership Institute has selected 12 dynamic women to participate in this year’s Leadership Institute. The participants have a wealth of experience representing an array of industries – Aviation, Insurance, Semiconductor, Software, and Travel. This year’s participants are as follows: • Bell Helicopter: Brenda Porter • DFW…