The Leadership Institute for Development, Education, and Research (LiDER) is a start-up 501(c)(3) non-profit leadership institute that will provide training, resources, and mentoring to students, women, and entrepreneurs in Nicaragua..
We envision a world where individuals are empowered to effectively lead with compassion and resonance. We believe this is possible through an intentional (re)framing of leadership.
Presently, leadership is globally (mis)understood as the power one wields, the position one holds, or the prestige one acquires. This misconception all-too-easily enables leaders who are focused on personal reward--what’s in in for me?
LiDER challenges these false assumptions and empowers people to ask different questions.
Leadership is about the authentic person:
Leadership is about the purpose with which one leads:
By asking these questions, a new understanding of leadership can emerge--one where individuals are empowered to effectively lead with compassion and resonance.
In order to cultivate effective leadership, LiDER offers a series of programs through a two-tier structure: A Community and Academic Center.
More information on The Leadership Institute for Development, Education, and Research can be found at our website: www.TheLiDER.org.
LiDER is a start-up non-profit leadership institute that provides training, resources, and mentorship to students, women, and entrepreneurs.
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