Apply for a scholarship to attend WLI 2019

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Spelman Johnson is delighted to be offering five scholarships to cover registration fees for the 2019 Women’s Leadership Institute, to be held in Amelia Island, Florida from December 9-12, 2019. Scholarships are open to all those that wish to apply, however, there will be a preference given to women professionals from Community Colleges, Tribal Colleges and Universities, Native American-Serving, Nontribal Institutions, Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Hispanic-Serving Institutions, or Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions. Ideally applicants should possess at least ten years experience in higher education administration in a mid- or senior-level position. There will be five awardees selected from applications received on or before October 14, 2019. To apply for a scholarship please email your resume and a brief two paragraph statement that outlines what you hope to gain professionally from attending this Institute to with the subject line WLI.

Ellen Heffernan

President - Spelman Johnson

Ellen Heffernan graduated from Smith College with a B.A. in economics and government. She joined Spelman Johnson in 1996, after a ten-year career in higher education that included positions at Smith College and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She is also a national speaker and writer on topics related to recruiting and professional development in higher education and serves as faculty for several national higher education association professional development programs. Ellen also currently serves on the executive board of the National Association of Executive Recruiters.