Skill sessions on various topics will be facilitated by program directors, faculty, and fellowship directors. Topics include:
- Facilitation 101: Meeting and workshop design and facilitation tips
- Boundary spanning: What is it and what are the skills needed?
- Communications: Techniques for training graduates
- Leading interdisciplinary collaborations: What's "Team Science?"
- Systems thinking: Sharing a curriculum that works
- and more...
Elena Bennett, (2011) Leopold Leadership Fellow, McGill University
Jill Caviglia-Harris, (2013) Leopold Leadership Fellow, Salisbury University
Simon Donner, (2009) Director, Ocean Leaders Program, University of British Columbia
Chris Field, (2000) Director, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment, Stanford University
Kathy Galvin, (2001) Leopold Leadership Fellow, Colorado State University
Brian Helmuth, (2005) Leopold Leadership Fellow, Northeastern University
Sarah Hobbie, (2008) Leopold Leadership Fellow, University of Minnesota
Margaret Krebs, Director, Leopold Leadership Program, Stanford University
Kristi Kremers, Director of Graduate Leadership Programs, Institute for the Environment, University of Minnesota
Karen Lips, (2005) Leopold Leadership Fellow, University of Maryland
Meg Lowman,(2006) Director of Global Initiatives, California Academy of Sciences
Aaron Strong, Faculty, Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions, University of Maine
David Syncox, Graduate Education Initiatives, Teaching and Learning Services, McGill University
Alan Townsend (2001) Faculty lead, Research & Innovation Faculty Fellows Leadership program, University of Colorado, Boulder