Husky Leadership Initiative

Developing 21st century leaders


  • Student leader snapshot: Chelsa Ayers

    October 29, 2014

    Husky Leadership Initiative

    Chelsa Ayers is the first in her family to attend college, and she came to the University of Washington determined to open as many doors as she could. She hit the ground running, quickly involving herself on campus, double-majoring in political science and gender, women and sexuality studies and leaving no evidence of “spare time”…


  • Leadership Firesides: Storytelling and conversation with inspiring leaders

    October 20, 2014

    Husky Leadership Initiative

    The Husky Leadership Initiative and Starbucks present the 2014-2015 Leadership Firesides. This popular speaker series is an ongoing opportunity for students to engage in meaningful dialogue with a diverse range of civic, educational, corporate and campus leaders in an informal setting. Guest speakers will share their personal journeys and perspectives on leadership and become momentary…


  • Now recruiting 2014-15 Husky Leadership Certificate cohort

    September 19, 2014

    Husky Leadership Initiative

    The Husky Leadership Initiative recognizes and celebrates the innovative leadership of UW students. You are change-agents, activists, community organizers, entrepreneurs, scholars, and more. We seek Huskies in their 3rd, 4th, or 5th year who practice leadership in a variety of ways to join the 2014-15 Husky Leadership Certificate cohort.   Application open for 2014-2015 Apply…


  • Mentor a UW student and see how you are changed

    September 19, 2014

    Husky Leadership Initiative

    Help a student give voice to what they have learned about leadership and who they have become as a leader during their time as a Husky. The Husky Leadership Initiative is now seeking UW faculty, staff, and community members to serve as mentors for the 2014-2015 Husky Leadership Certificate program.


  • 2014 U Lead We Lead: Cultivating Leadership Speakers Announced

    September 15, 2014

    Husky Leadership Initiative

    The Husky Leadership Initiative is proud to present its annual kick-off event U Lead We Lead: Cultivating Leadership. On October 29, students and other members of the University community will dig into stories from local luminaries who will each share their story and perspective on leadership and call you to action. Registration details will be…