The Research Center for Leadership in Action explores and broadly shares new knowledge and ideas about public service leadership. Below are updates about our latest research and programs. We invite practitioners, researchers, scholars, students, and the public to participate in our full slate of convenings, inquiries, panels, dialogues, seminars, and other learning opportunities. Visit the calendar for a list of recent and upcoming events.
The People of Color Leadership Network at NYU Wagner’s Research Center for Leadership in Action is now accepting applications for the Fellowship for Social Sector Leadership Diversity.
The fellowship is a 16-month leadership development program designed to build a diverse pipeline of NYU graduate students who are poised to take on leadership positions in direct service, philanthropy, advocacy, public policy and politics, social entrepreneurship and public service management and consulting.
The fellowship aims to :
- nurture diverse
RCLA Announces 2014 Class of Fellowship for Emerging Leaders in Public Service
NYU Wagner's Research Center for Leadership in Action is pleased to announce that 30 accomplished early-career professionals have been selected to participate in the Fellowship for Emerging Leaders in Public Service, a premier cross-sector leadership program for a diverse group of emerging leaders in New York City.
The fellowship, now in its ninth year, helps recent college graduates reflect on and strengthen their leadership abilities, deepen their understanding of the public
Funders Can Boost Impact by Investing in Nonprofit Talent: RCLA Fellow Presents New Framework
In his new article, “Talent Philanthropy: Investing in Nonprofit People to Advance Nonprofit Performance,” RCLA Visiting Fellow in Residence Rusty Stahl presents the case for funders to make strategic investments in nonprofit talent programs and systems.
Because people are the most important asset driving performance, innovation and
Fifteen Civil Society Leaders Selected for Inaugural Cohort of Prestigious Ghanaian Leadership Program
The Research Center for Leadership in Action and Fundación Mujeres por África are pleased to announce the 15 participants of the inaugural Ghanaian Women’s Social Leadership Program, a leadership development opportunity for women in mid-level management positions in Ghanaian civil society organizations.
The program is part of the Ghana Wins! Project, an initiative to develop and promote the leadership of Ghanaian women in the key sectors of healthcare, education and civil society. The Ghana Wins! Project is offered through a partnership between New
All 31 members of the inaugural class of the IGNITE Fellowship for Women of Color in the Social Sector – a leadership program for women of color at nonprofits, newly launched by NYU Wagner’s Research Center for Leadership in Action (RCLA) -- gathered in New York City for a kick-off institute that stretched from August 1-6.
The IGNITE institute, organized by Toni Harris, Director of Career Services and Alumni Relations at Wagner, and Director of the IGNITE Fellowship, began with a welcome reception in
Thirty-one Professionals Selected for Inaugural IGNITE Fellowship for Women of Color in the Social Sector
The Research Center for Leadership in Action (RCLA) at New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service is pleased to announce the 31 members of the inaugural IGNITE Fellowship for Women of Color in the Social Sector, a nine-month program enabling them to strengthen their leadership and management skills.
Offered with support from the American Express Foundation, IGNITE offers a diverse group of mid-career women directing nonprofit programs and organizations across the United States exposure to best practices, processes for
Applications Being Accepted for Fellowship for Emerging Leaders in Public Service
NYU Wagner’s Research Center for Leadership in Action is now accepting applications for the Fellowship for Emerging Leaders in Public Service.
The fellowship is a prestigious leadership program for a diverse group of early-career professionals working full-time for elected officials, government agencies, nonprofits and philanthropic organizations in New York City. Through sessions twice each month from November 2013 through May 2014, Fellows will