RISE is a new program offering from the Sarah R. Opperman Leadership Institute. This retreat-style program will affort participants the opportunity to examine leadership experiences for leaders who are trans, who are non-binary, women leaders, and other genders that are underrepresented in leadership roles.
RISE is offered with support from the Central Michigan Univeristy Women and Gender Studies Program and the Pan-Hellenic Council.
RISE Participants can expect:
- To practice critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills
- Deepening understanding of gender and its intersections with race, culture, class, sexuality and other aspects of social identity
- To discuss how their social identities are situated within power structures of privilege and oppression
- To conenct with a strong, supportive network of aculty, staff, alumni, and community mentors
RISE will be held on March 30th. Registration information will be available soon.