GWALA Program Highlights

Fellows engage in a series of sessions to build key competencies. The tentative schedule* is as follows:
1. Setting Leadership Intentions (9/8/23)
2. Quality Decision Making (10/20/23)
3. Conflict Management (11/10/23)
4. Effective Communication (12/8/23)
5. Emotional Intelligence (1/12/24)
6. Faculty Development (2/9/24)
7. Staff Engagement (3/1/24)
Graduation Event (4/12/24)     

* Typically 9:00am - 12:30pm

The program also offers additional leadership development opportunities such as:

 - Hearing from a cross section of GW senior leaders
 - Individual and group project mentoring
 - Networking with colleagues across the campus
 - Executive coaching, feedback and insights from a 360 multi-rater feedback tool and/or the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Personal Impact Report



GWALA Nomination Process


Submit by the end of May! Nominations for GWALA Cohort 4 are now open!

We welcome nominations and self-nominations for this yearlong, cohort-based program designed to foster engaged and experienced faculty leaders across the University. Our priority is a diverse pool of candidates from across the university to form a cohort that represents the GW academic leadership community. We plan to make the decisions in early June so our new fellows have notice going into the summer. 
The ideal candidate is already a leader in a lab, school, academic unit, or team, or is someone who shows promise as they step into a new leadership role. GWALA is open to full-time faculty who hold either regular or specialized appointments. For those holding specialized appointments, teaching and service must be among their duties.
To participate, you must be able to attend all of the synchronous in-person sessions; please review the schedule on the left side of this webpage.
If you are nominating someone on their behalf, please fill out the form linked below:
If you wish to self-nominate, please fill out the form linked below: 
If you have questions or would like more information, you can contact us at Faculty Affairs. 
To learn more, visit the GWALA overview page.

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