About Us

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2009 Fellows

The Center for Collaborative Leadership is charged with nourishing “emerging” leadership in metropolitan Boston and with exploring and refining the collaborative leadership model. Through the Emerging Leaders Program (ELP), mid-level professionals in Greater Boston enhance their individual leadership skills and ability to work effectively with others toward significant civic goals. The program stresses collaboration and fosters leadership that is visionary, goal-oriented, and inclusive. Each summer, a new group of “fellows” is chosen. Diverse in profession, race, ethnicity, and gender, and with five to ten years of experience, these fellows have already demonstrated leadership potential through work in corporations, nonprofits, and governmental organizations. Each has been identified by his or her sponsoring organization as an “emerging leader,” talent worth watching and developing.

In the summer of 2007, the ELP won the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) Excellence in Practice Award. EFMD is a global organization devoted to the continuous improvement of management development. The ELP was selected based on its innovative and creative learning approach, and its effective partnering with the corporate sector.

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“I feel like I have really had a chance to learn about Boston, the individual communities, its leaders and people. I have been exposed to a variety of companies and industries that operate in and around Boston. Participation in the ELP has made me empowered to really get involved not only in my workplace but my community as well. ”
Tim Lavin
Edward G. Noonan Jr. Business Academy
ELP Fellow 2008