Leadership Exploration and Discovery (LEAD) Program

The Leadership Exploration and Discovery program, also known as LEAD, is a pre-orientation program for aspiring leaders, first-generation college students, and students of color designed to ease the transition to college and help students make the most of the opportunities inherent in moments of great change. LEAD cohorts will comprise a welcoming community where students are connected with a network of supportive faculty and administrators.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Explore Sarah Lawrence College values (specifically the Principles of Mutual Respect and the engagement philosophy)
  • Become familiar with campus resources
  • Explore their many identities and positionality
  • Learn skills for coping effectively with change
  • Learn skills for success and effective leadership in the college environment and as global citizens
  • Learn skills to foster their own well-being and the well-being of their peers