Leadership Institute

At the Leadership Institute at PNW, we prepare the region’s leaders to excel in an increasingly competitive world.

Leadership Northwest Indiana

Our 12-month program will help you identify areas for growth to become a more insightful, stronger leader.

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Young Leaders Academy

Young Leaders Academy is a program designed for sophomores and juniors in regional schools to help steer your professional development and navigate best leadership practices.

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“Leadership is like a muscle that needs to be worked. It’s using proven skills and techniques; it's life experience. It's making mistakes and learning from them.”

Sheila Matias, Executive Director

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Explorer Academy

The Leadership Institute Explorer Academy is a program designed for PNW staff members, to help steer your professional development and navigate all that PNW has to offer.

About Us

The mission of the Leadership Institute is to train emerging leaders to grow their leadership skills, enabling participants to add their vibrant leadership to our communities.

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As a donor, you’ll connect emerging leaders with leadership training and collaborative experiences.You are well aware of the importance of strong leadership to sustained economic and community development.

Upcoming Events

Apr 07

Community Conversations About COVID-19: Acclimating Back

This free, remote workshop will feature honest conversations, useful resources and helpful connections as we explore how Northwest Indiana is responding to the COVID-19 crisis.

Apr 09

Community Conversations About COVID-19: Focus on Adaptive Leadership

This free, remote workshop will feature honest conversations, useful resources and helpful connections as we explore how Northwest Indiana is responding to the COVID-19 crisis.

Apr 14

Community Conversations About COVID-19: What Has Forever Changed?

This free, remote workshop will feature honest conversations, useful resources and helpful connections as we explore how Northwest Indiana is responding to the COVID-19 crisis.

Apr 16

Community Conversations About COVID-19: Focus on Economics

This free, remote workshop will feature honest conversations, useful resources and helpful connections as we explore how Northwest Indiana is responding to the COVID-19 crisis.