The following Leadership Links are provided as a service from the Office of Student Leadership Development & Traditions to be used as resources. This does not constitute as an endorsement or recommendation from SLDT, Student Life, or Drexel University for any these websites/companies.
- Leadership Development Associations/Forums/Schools/Organizations
- Leadership Competence Models and Assessment Tools
- Servant Leadership
- Cultural Leadership Links
- Women and Leadership
- College Student Leadership Programs
- Leadership Conferences
- Leadership Quotations
- Book Lists
- Book Summaries
- Leadership Article Collections and Online Magazines
- Various Leadership Journals and Newsletters
- Leadership-Related Listserves
American Leadership Forum - (ALF) is a non-profit organization national in scope, dedicated to joining and strengthening established leaders in order to serve the public good. It enhances leadership by building on the strengths of diversity and by promoting collaborative problem solving within and among communities
Center for Creative Leadership - The mission of the Center for Creative Leadership is to advance the understanding, practice and development of leadership for the benefit of society worldwide.
The Community Leadership Association - enhances the capacity of community leadership programs to strengthen and serve their communities.
Emerging Leader.com - EmergingLeader.com is a user driven site which serves both as a sounding board for fresh leadership ideas and a repository for lessons learned and experience gained.
EnVision Leadership - To advance leadership education through interactive training and curricula that inspire students to serve their communities and lead with purpose.
FOCUS Training - FOCUS Training is a leadership development company that uses interactive workshops to physically and mentally engage participants in the learning process.
The Heartland Center - an independent, nonprofit organization developing local leadership that responds to the challenges of the future.
Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Foundation (HOBY) - HOBY provides lifelong leadership development opportunities that empower individuals to achieve their highest potential.
INROADS - The mission of INROADS is to develop and place talented minority youth in business and industry and prepare them for corporate and community leadership
The International Leadership Association - (ILA) is the global network for all those who practice, study and teach leadership. They promote a deeper understanding of leadership knowledge and practices for the greater good of individuals and communities worldwide. Provides Workshops.
The James MacGregor Burns Academy of Leadership - The Academy of Leadership 's mission is to foster leadership, scholarship and education, with special attention to those historically underrepresented in public life.
Jepson School of Leadership - The Jepson School will develop people who understand the moral responsibilities of leadership and are prepared to exercise leadership in service to society.
W.K. Kellogg Foundation - nonprofit organization whose mission is to apply knowledge to solve the problems of people and has continuously focused on building the capacity of individuals, communities, and institutions to solve their own problems.
Leadership Communication - This site is dedicated to the understanding and practice of communication that moves others to committed action.
LeadershipDevelopment.com - Leadership Education and Development, Inc. is dedicated to providing insightful, practical leadership information to help people reach their highest potential as leaders.
The Leadership Institute - If you want to be a winner in politics you'll want to attend the Leadership Institute's programs.
Leadership Self Coaching - Ready to move to the next level? Improve business results? Achieve stress-free success while maintaining a sense of life balance and well-being? Coached to Success leadership insights share knowledge and provide the executive insurance plan to get where you want to be.
Leadership University – Leadership U is a "one-stop shopping superstore" in the marketplace of ideas and a searchable collection of resources and interactive opportunities.
Learning-Org Dialog on Learning Organizations - "Learning Organization" is one in which people at all levels, individually and collectively, are continually increasing their capacity to produce results they really care about.
Linkage INC . - Private Consulting Leadership Training Firm - global organizational development company that specializes in leadership development.
The National Academy for Academic Leadership - educates academic decision makers to be leaders for sustained, integrated institutional change that significantly improves student learning.
National Community for Latino Leadership - To develop leaders who are committed to ethical, responsible, and accountable actions on behalf of the U.S. Latino population and the broader community; and dedicated to promoting the social, cultural, and economic advancement of the Latino community.
National Outdoor Leadership School - The NOLS community-its staff, students, trustees, and alumni-shares a commitment to wilderness, education, leadership, safety, community, and excellence. These values define and direct who we are, what we do, and how we do it.
National Society for Experiential Education - The National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE) is a membership association committed to all forms of experiential learning — whether they happen in the classroom, workplace, or community.
PSI Seminars - A successful life is within the grasp of any person. Most people know this, but they must be willing to be educated.
Rocky Mountain Institute for Leadership Advancement - The Rocky Mountain Institute for Leadership Advancement specializes in student affairs. Through the creation and implementation of various program activities, including workshops, publications, and consulting, the Rocky Mountain Institute for Leadership Advancement provides individuals with a foundation for both personal development and professional direction.
Side By Side Leadership - We are a community of leaders dedicated to achieving phenomenal results. We do this by using the Side by Side Leadership model and practices based upon 3,000 research studies.
Smart Leadership – SmartLeadership exists to empower leaders to achieve personal influence through integrity, innovation, and intelligence.
Strategic Leadership Associates - offers Bibliographic Listing to expand your knowledge of leadership related materials.
United Leaders - To inspire our generation, the Millenials, to pursue honorable careers in political service by involving them in politics as a means for social change. To connect 18-24 year olds with the tools, resources, support, and network necessary for them to pursue careers in political service. To inspire a generation of United Leaders dedicated to revitalizing American politics.
US Service Academy Leadership - Using leadership principles taught and practiced at West Point and the Naval Academy , this performance improvement company conducts in-house training programs and workshops to develop leaders who accomplish goals and achieve business results.
Vision Resource Center - The Vision Resource Centre (VRC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing new skills and opportunities for young persons so that they can become active and responsible citizens in this global community.
weLEADInc - We are chartered as a non-profit organization dedicated to advance the understanding and education of organizational and personal leadership. weLEAD is committed to the ideal that great leaders are forged by knowledge, opportunity and experience
Keirsey Personality Inventory – Online personal assessment designed for career and personal development.
My Skills Profile - provides a leading edge assessment service for high performance business and sports people.
Center for Civic Education - The mission of the Center for Civic Education is to promote an enlightened and responsible citizenry committed to democratic principles and actively engaged in the practice of democracy in the United States and other countries.
The Greenleaf Center for Servant-Leadership - Our goal is to help people understand the principles and practices of servant-leadership; to nurture colleagues and institutions by providing a focal point and opportunities to share thoughts and ideas on servant-leadership; to produce and publish new resources by others on servant-leadership; and to connect servant-leaders in a network of learning.
Advice for Volunteers - Here you will find information on finding the right volunteer opportunity and making the most out of your volunteer activities can be crucial to making a real difference and having a rewarding experience.
America's Promise - The Alliance for Youth - We are dedicated to assuring that all young Americans have caring adults in their lives, as parents, mentors, tutors, coaches; safe places with structured activities in which to learn and grow; a healthy start and healthy future; an effective education that equips them with marketable skills; an opportunity to give back to their communities through their own service.
The Institute for Servant Leadership - an educational ministry grounded in the understanding that the servanthood of God was manifested in the life and ministry of Jesus of Nazareth
- Asian Pacific American Women's Leadership Institute - Address the challenges facing Asian American and Pacific Islander women and to nurture trusteeship within our communities.
- Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics, Inc . - LEAP's Leadership Development Program (LDP) promotes the professional development of Asian Pacific Americans (APAs) in all levels of management and senior staff positions.
- National Community for Latino Leadership, Inc . - To develop leaders who are 1) committed to ethical, responsible, and accountable actions on behalf of the U.S. Latino population and the broader community; and 2) dedicated to promoting the social, cultural, and economic advancement of the Latino community.
Advancing Women in Leadership - represents the first on-line professional, refereed journal for women in leadership. The journal publishes manuscripts that report, synthesize, review, or analyze scholarly inquiry that focuses on women's issues.
The National Education for Women's Leadership Program Preparing the next generation of women leaders and shaping leadership that breaks the mold of "politics as usual" .
Women and Leadership - the premier national women's leadership organization, providing a community for women who lead, wherever they are.
Center for Gender and Leadership - promotes women's studies programs and progress and provides archives documenting women in leadership and education.
Asian Pacific American Women's Leadership Institute - Address the challenges facing Asian American and Pacific Islander women and to nurture trusteeship within our communities.
Leadership America, INC - Leadership America, INC is a national, not-for-profit organization that recognizes, educates and connects accomplished and diverse women to increase their individual and collective impact globally.
CoachVille Annual Conference - CoachVille provides coach training for all levels of coaches through its ten schools in the Schools of CoachVille, corporate coaching programs and live events.
Find a Coach - Assist people to identify specific goals and then reach those goals faster and with ease .
Coach Federation. Org - inspire transformational conversations, advocate excellence, and expand awareness of the contribution coaching is to the future of humankind.
Coach Inc. - evolve for the purpose of sharing core coaching competencies and skills
Life Coaching Training Institute - coach training school specializing in training helping professionals (counselors, therapists, psychologists, social workers, human resource professionals, educators) to transition into life coaching.
Personal Mastery Programs - PMP is a team of Leadership Coaches who have committed their lives to transforming organizations through personal growth.
National Clearinghouse on Leadership Programs - The National Clearinghouse for Leadership Programs, through the development of cutting edge resources, information sharing, and symposia, supports leadership development in college students by serving as a central source of professional development for leadership educators and also works to connect leadership educators to one another and support those developing leadership programs in their communities.
LeaderShape – LeaderShape is a commitment to leading with integrity that results in extraordinary change. It's intense fun in a relaxed learning environment. And lessons learned in a minute that you'll remember for the rest of your life.
Omicron Delta Kappa - The Omicron Delta Kappa Society is the national leadership honor society for college students, faculty, staff, administrators, and alumni that recognizes and encourages superior scholarship, leadership, and exemplary character. Membership in ODK® is a mark of the highest distinction and honor.
National Association for Campus Activities - NACA links the higher education and entertainment communities in a business and learning partnership, creating educational and business opportunities for our student and professional members.
UPenn Leadership Development Weekend – Over the weekend students go over leadership issues such as group dynamics, the uses and abuse of power, leadership in a multicultural society, networking, and leadership styles and skills. http://dolphin.upenn.edu/~oslaf/lt.html
University of Colorado , Boulder - focuses on issues of leadership concerning diversity, school culture, and climate.
University of Georgia - The Fanning Institute for Leadership serves people who desire to improve leadership by mastery of self, mastery of relationships and mastery of action through education.
University of Buffalo - The Leadership Development Center helps students develop leadership knowledge and skills to achieve their goals and make a positive difference in their lives and the lives of others.
Depaul University - (SLI) at DePaul University is the university's response to students' requests to learn the principles and techniques of effective leadership.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - promotes effective leadership and citizenship through experiential learning, training, and resources.
Northwestern University - The ULP is an academic certificate program that uses coursework, retreats and self-study to create a community of students interested in learning about, practicing, and reflecting upon their leadership skills.
Miami University of Ohio - To develop the leadership potential in all students for the global and interdependent world of the future.
RPI (Rensselear Poly Technical Institute) - provides skill-based, interactive leadership education for the Rensselaer students and community that complements the Institute's educational mission. We work with our colleagues and corporate partners to promote leadership practices that foster teamwork and integrity in professional and personal development.
University of Maryland - The Academy of Leadership 's mission is to foster leadership, scholarship and education, with special attention to those historically underrepresented in public life.
Santa Clara University - The Center is dedicated to providing high quality leadership education through Leadership Programs and Student Organizations in an integrated academic environment.
NC State University – Assessment of internet resources for higher education.
Congressional Youth Leadership - (CYLC) offers education leadership conferences for outstanding young people from across the country and around the world, providing them with exciting enrichment opportunities and authentic leadership laboratories. The Council's programs are designed to inspire today's outstanding youth to reach their full leadership potential
Cambridge Brexgata Training Foundation - is an independent and transnational university foundation dedicated to the fostering of private and public leadership learning and education, the financial assistance to graduate students in the field of leadership, and the funding of co-curricular leadership projects, around the globe.
National Clearing House for leaders Conferences and Events.
The Leadership Institute - If you want to be a winner in politics you'll want to attend the Leadership Institute's programs.
Daily Inspiring Quotes – Inspirational quotes on leadership.
Wisdom Quotes – Quotations to inspire and challenge on leadership.
Inspirational Quotations - quotes that will give you greater insight into qualities that leaders have.
House of Quotes
Heart Quotes – Quotes and proverbs about leadership.
Workforce Excellence Network's National Leadership Institute : recommended readings – Recommended reading list composed of organization and successful habits for leaders.
eBook of Leadership Skills - Download now and read the leadership skills ebook "How to Unleash the Power of People".
Online Library of Leadership - Questia has dozens of books and journal articles on leadership.
Block, Peter - The books are about ways to create workplaces and communities that work for all. They offer an alternative to the patriarchal beliefs that dominate our culture.
Infed.org – summarizes leadership, education on leadership, management, and leadership in a group setting.
Harvard Working Papers - these papers represent in-progress leadership research by Harvard faculty members.
Course & Direction - Barry Wolfson discusses what it takes to be a leader, how strong leadership can help companies achieve the goals in their strategic planning process and how leadership can be learned.
Westminster College Center for Leadership & Service Resource Library – list describing many attributes of leadership.
Student Leader Magazine - The mission is to teach college and high school students to be more effective and ethical leaders of the future.
Advancing Women in Leadership Journal - Fuses the power of the Net with the compelling agenda of women seeking the most effective means of advancing their career.
Fast Company Magazine - Fast Company set to chronicle how changing companies create and compete, to highlight new business practices, and to showcase the teams and individuals who are inventing the future and reinventing business.
Academy of Educational Leadership Journals
Center for Creative Leadership e-Newsletter
Center for College Student Values Newsletter
International Leadership Association's Newsletter
International Journal of Leadership in Education
Journal of College Character
Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies
Journal of Leadership Education
Smart Leadership Magazine
Student Leader Magazine
The INSTITUTE Leadership Journal
The Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership
The Leadership Organization Developmental Journal
The Leadership Quarterly
- International Leadership Association
- Organization Development Network e-mail lists - The Organization Development Network (OD Network) sponsors this mailing list to create spaces where Organization Development professionals (new and old) can dialog with each other about our work, our field, and ourselves.