Thinking deep and big at LeaderShape

Friday, January 27, 2017 - 10:45am

“The LeaderShape program is contagious—once you participate, you will never be the same,” says Neil Mawah, a junior accounting major who attended the six-day leadership program during winter break 2017. “It challenges you to think deep and big, and to open your eyes to many possibilities as an aspiring leader.”

Neil was one of 60 U of M students participating in LeaderShape, a transformational experience in which students learned about leadership, personal potential, and goal setting. Generous sponsorship by Land O’Lakes made it possible for students to attend for just $75. All participants left with a “Breakthrough Blueprint,” their personal vision and plan of action to implement in their organization, community, or workplace.

Students from the Carlson School of Management, College of Science and Engineering, and College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences were chosen through a competitive process. The program took place at Camp Induhapi in Loretto, Minnesota. This was the third year of a five-year sponsorship by Land O’Lakes.

“Thank you, Land O’Lakes, for investing in our future!”

-Neil Mawah, class of 2019, Carlson School of Management