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The application period for the 2022 Class of Leadership Westchester is May-July 2021.
About LW
Leadership Westchester is a rigorous, nine-month curriculum that is designed to sharpen your leadership skills and teach you how to leverage your strengths so you can make a lasting and powerful impact on Westchester and the world. Click here to hear more about the program from facilitator David Severance. This signature professional development program from Volunteer New York! is limited to 20 individuals per class, per year.
The mission of Leadership Westchester is to create leaders with deep self-awareness, abiding commitment, outstanding interpersonal skills, and an exceptional ability to influence others positively:
+ It exposes you to leadership concepts taught at the top business schools.

+ It gives you a thorough understanding of non-profit board responsibilities and key management tools to help you become a valuable resource for nonprofits.

+ It helps you prioritize what issues truly matter to you and your community and how you can make an important impact on others.

+ It brings you into a network of top leaders in the nonprofit and for-profit worlds.
Dynamic Community
Leadership Westchester is a dynamic community of caring people who are:
+ Learning and demonstrating the practice of leadership and contribution.
+ Choosing to serve each participant's personal growth and development.
+ Creating communities that reflect their members' highest ideals and aspirations.
Alumni Association
Leadership Westchester has a robust network of over 400 business and community leaders who make up the Leadership Westchester Alumni Association. Through benefits such as exclusive networking events, continuing education workshops, and more, alumni have the opportunity to continue to expand their impact after graduation.
Tuition (2021)
The tuition fee for Leadership Westchester is $2,750, although participants sponsored by nonprofit organizations or small businesses (and those unaffiliated with any company) are eligible for a reduced tuition of $2,000. The tuition fees include all materials and meals for each session.
A limited number of scholarship funds may be available based on financial need. A $250 application fee is due with your application and will be refunded by November 17, 2020, if you are not accepted into the program. If you are accepted into the program, the balance of the tuition fees must be paid no later than November 17, 2020. 
Important Dates
Half days are from 8:30 am-1:30 pm
Full days/Retreats are from 8:30 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - Full Day Retreat
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 -  Half Day
Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - Half Day
Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - Half Day
Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - Half Day
Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - Full Day
Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - Half Day
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - Half Day
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - Half Day
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - Applications Open
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - Full Day Retreat
Week of June 21, 2021 - Graduation (TBD)
Saturday, July 31, 2021 - Applications Close


Leadership Westchester is supported generously by M&T Bank and Club Fit