Graduate Program

About the Leadership Collaborative Graduate Program

The Leadership Collaborative Graduate Programs align with the values of the CLDP and exist to ensure that Post-CLDP programs meet and address the ongoing needs, supports and resources of all who have graduated from the CLDP or affiliated programs. We work to implement activities that will provide local and regional support to LC Graduates, increase opportunities that will further collaboration, and expand educational and experiential opportunities that will enhance LC women religious as inter-generational, inter-cultural, inter-congregational transformational leaders.

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Regional Gatherings

Your Strengths in Action: Being the Best Version of You

Participants in the upcoming regional gatherings will enjoy an engaging program focused on each person’s unique mix of strengths. The Strengthsfinder is an assessment that gives us a list of our Top 5 Strengths and offers rich insight into our core, natural gifts.

Nancy Fisher, a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach and Certified Leadership Circle Practitioner, will lead the group through thought-provoking exercises what will help you understand the power of your Top 5 Strengths and how they connect to the Leadership Circle Profile.woman on the beach jumping with joy

The content will create deepened self-awareness and deliver techniques for how you can intentionally use this awareness to improve your leadership. Attendees will leave with a personal understanding on how to recognize and utilize their strengths.

Each regional gathering will offer the same core content mentioned above, however content processing activities will be offered that are unique to each location:

February 15-17, 2019: Franciscan Renewal Center, Scottsdale, Arizona

  • Opportunity for individual coaching with staff from the FRC’s Center for Leadership Wellness.
  • Registration deadline: January 4.

March 22-24, 2019: Mercy Center, St. Louis, Missouri

  • Unwind and process through Prism Massage and Healing Touch offered through the MC’s Healing for Body & Mind program.
  • Registration deadline: February 8.


Who: ALL graduates of LC programs (sisters, co-members, associates, affiliates)

How: $100 registration fee. Room, board, and travel expenses are covered by the Leadership Collaborative.

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2019 Biennial Conference

Leaders in a Diaspora Moment

More information will be available closer to the registration date!

  • May 30 – June 2, 2019
  • Saint Xavier University, Chicago IL

Registration Opens February 2019!

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