Meet LEAP's 2017 Honoree Geri Mannion and Paul Ong

Get to know our honorees before the LEAP "DREAM BIG" 35th Anniversary Celebration on Thursday, July 20, 2017! Presenting two of our Individual Leadership Award recipients, Geri Mannion and Paul Ong!

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Meet LEAP's 2017 Honoree Scott Chan

Get to know our honorees before the LEAP "DREAM BIG" 35th Anniversary Celebration on Thursday, July 20, 2017! Presenting one of our David R. Barclay Alumni Leadership Award recipients, Scott Chan!

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Meet LEAP's 2017 Honoree Patricia A. Neilson

Get to know our honorees before the LEAP "DREAM BIG" 35th Anniversary Celebration on Thursday, July 20, 2017! Presenting one of our David R. Barclay Alumni Leadership Award recipients, Patricia A. Neilson!

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Reflections on the 2016-2017 Emerging Leaders Program

On March 30, 2017, LEAP’s Emerging Leaders Program for nonprofit staff concluded in New York City. With a special keynote conversation with Geri Mannion, Program Director, U.S. Democracy and Special Opportunities Fund at the Carnegie Corporation of New York. The seventeen participants of the 2016-2017 Emerging Leaders Program shared personal stories about their experience and received certificates amongst friends, funders, and trainers at China Blue over dinner. 

Read on to hear from Mai Youa Moua, one of the alumni from this year’s program.  She is the Assistant Program Director at Genesys Works in Minnesota.

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Emerging Leaders Program 2016-2017 Part 1 Success

LEAP kicked off its sixth Emerging Leaders Program (ELP), a selective 6 month, 3-part program supporting and developing mid- to senior-level Asian and Pacific Islander leaders in nonprofit organizations. Selecting 17 exceptional leaders from diverse non-profit organizations across 9 states, LEAP brought together the 2016-2017 cohort in Los Angeles this past November to expand and strengthen their individual leadership skills for Part 1: The Learning Component.

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Applications for the Emerging Leaders Program 2016-2017 Now Open

A three-part, six-month program, the Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) is designed to build nonprofit organizational capacity by developing Asian and Pacific Islander (API) staff for future and current leadership and management roles in nonprofit organizations as well as increasing the retention of APIs who are committed to working in the nonprofit sector. 

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