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  1. Communication and Creativity, a Glance at Story Telling for Fun and Profit

      Sofia Trigo ’20   Storytelling for Fun and Profit is a KLI hosted half-day event that encourages students to uncover the nature of effective communication. Students participated in actives that explored how best to tell a story, frame a narrative and interact with a potential interviewer or employer.   What constitutes a charismatic leader? How […]

    Posted February 23, 2017 in Events, Focus on Students, Leadership, Program Corner
  2. Team KLI Presents at International Leadership Association Conference in Atlanta, GA

    By Brian Chmelik ’18 From November 1st to November 5th, students and administrators from KLI attended the annual International Leadership Association Global Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. The conference’s theme was “The Dynamics of Inclusive Leadership”. With the support of KLI, staff and students presented research and competed in a leadership case competition. Attendees learned more […]

  3. A Quick Career Q&A with Tina Daniels: Google’s Director of Agency Business Development

    By Linnea Uyeno ’20 Every question is one Google search away from being solved. Tina Daniels ’93 found the answer to her career search not on Google, but at the Google Corporation. She serves as an advisory board member for the Kravis Leadership Institute and as Google’s Director of Agency Business Development. KLI had the opportunity […]

    Posted November 4, 2016 in Advisory Board, Leadership, News
  4. Changemaking in Action

    Jeremy Anderson ’19 “We often throw around these big words-changemaker, design thinking, social entrepreneur. At the end of the day, for me, it all comes down to this: using bright ideas and business to make the world a better place and improve the lives of those who live in it.” As CMC student Connor Bloom […]

  5. Sophomore Leadership Experience: Bringing it Back to CMC

    By CJ Novogradac ‘19 Every year the Kravis Leadership Institute leads a group of sophomores at Claremont McKenna College (CMC) on the Sophomore Leadership Experience (SLE). The purpose of the trip is to inform students on different leadership theories and build a strong connection within the group that will hopefully enhance the overall community of […]

    Posted October 14, 2015 in Leadership, News, Program Corner
  6. KLI Sponsored Summers: Real-world Leadership Development

    Thanks to funding from the Kravis Leadership Institute (KLI), sixteen Claremont McKenna College (CMC) students embarked on sponsored internships this summer — serving in diverse organizations from public policy think tanks to start-up incubators. KLI sponsored summer internships provide CMC students with a meaningful experience in an organization and the opportunity to learn and develop […]

    Posted September 24, 2015 in Leadership, News, Program Corner
  7. The 7th Sophomore Leadership Experience

    [nivoslider id=”4974″] By Stephanie Haft ‘15 Andrew Carnegie once remarked: “Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.” From Friday, September 12th to Sunday, September 14th, a group of 90-odd CMC sophomores worked toward Carnegie’s stated “common vision” during the […]

    Posted November 6, 2014 in Leadership, News
  8. Careers, Challenges, and Context: The 5th Annual Women and Leadership Workshop

    By Stephanie Haft ’15 The Women and Leadership Workshop began the afternoon of Friday, February 7 with lunch in the Claremont McKenna College Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum – an opportunity for attendees to satiate their physical appetites as well as their hunger for meaningful knowledge from leaders across the Claremont Colleges. The keynote speaker for […]

    Posted March 21, 2014 in Leadership, News
  9. International Leadership Association

    By Stephanie Haft ’15 The International Leadership Association (ILA) was founded in 1999 through a grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, and is considered the global network for all individuals with an interest in leadership and leadership studies. ILA defines their mission as “promoting a deeper understanding of leadership knowledge and practices for the greater […]

    Posted January 20, 2014 in Leadership, News
  10. Tears, Trust, and Tipping Points: LeaderShape 2013

    By Stephanie Haft ’15 “I had never seen so many cornfields”- This was my first thought as I prepared to embark on the six day journey of LeaderShape at Allerton Conference Center in Champaign, Illinois. As the flight attendants prepared the cabin for touchdown, I stared out at the lush, rippling waves of leafy produce […]

    Posted October 24, 2013 in Leadership, News