Leading Out West Summer Workshop

June 10-12, 2020


Partners of the Program




The inaugural Leading Out West Summer Workshop begins in 2020! This program, for college students focused on business leadership, will be a deep dive introduction into how to start finding your purpose and building your personal brand. It will be three days of intense learning, self-reflection and connection. You will also have a lot of fun. Come with an open mind, and the drive, to learn and develop lifelong bonds with other members of the LGBTQIA+ community. This program is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive teaching team and advisory board to help guide the program. This is an exciting and hopeful time to increase the leadership and personal abilities of LGBTQIA+ students in the business realm across the rural west.


  • Develop your own purpose and personal brand
  • Learn how to leverage your LGBTQIA+ background while building your leadership skills
  • Begin to build a strong network of LGBTQIA+ peers and mentors
  • Learn from LGBTQIA+ leaders at the top of their game
  • Discover and refine your interpersonal skills to become a more authentic leader
  • Strengthen nonverbal and verbal communication skills
  • Develop new models and mindsets for innovation and personal leadership skills.