Associations North D&I Leadership Program
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Associations North Diversity & Inclusion (ANDI) Leadership Pilot Program

The Associations North Diversity & Inclusion (ANDI) Leadership Program is designed to provide a meaningful and progressive cohort leadership experience that will fully engage diverse members of the association community within their organization and within Associations North.

By participating in this program, you will gain invaluable tools to help you reach your leadership objectives including:

  • Leadership training through four dedicated sessions over the course of 10 months.
  • Education at two key Associations North conferences.
  • Knowledge and advice from an association mentor matched to your needs.
  • Access to a network of association professionals and resources.

Those who participate in this initial cohort of ANDI Leaders will be provided with complimentary:

  • Leadership training sessions conducted four times a year:

    • January 2, 2019
      Virtual Orientation

    • January 16, 2019
      Communicating Across Styles: The Diversity & Inclusion Leader | Full Day - in person, Roseville, MN

    • March 20, 2019
      Communications: Presenting & Writing | Half Day - in person, Roseville, MN

    • May 20, 2019, in-conjunction with Solutions Conference (May 21)
      Executive Presence: LAB on Skills | Half Day - in person, Minneapolis, MN

    • August 2, 2019
      Conflict as a Productive Tool and Change Management | Half Day - in person, Roseville, MN

    • October 6-8, 2019
      Graduation Celebration and participation at Leadership Conference | Sunday Evening - Tuesday Morning - in person, Rochester, MN

    • December 6, 2019
      Participation at Holiday Celebration | Luncheon - in person, location TBA

  • Registration, travel and lodging (if needed) at Solutions Conference, Leadership Conference and Holiday Celebration.
  • One-on-one mentor sessions as scheduled between mentor and mentee.
  • Access to the online communication tool to stay connected to current and past participants.
  • If your association is not currently a member, you will receive an Associations North Membership for the year you participate in the program and one year after.

Applications Closed for 2019 • Meet the 2019 Class