UCR Leadership Week

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Explore the Leadership Landscape

UCR Leadership Week is a flagship, transformative experience designed to strengthen the leadership abilities of UCR students through the exploration of social capital, career readiness, civic mindedness, and the building of resilience. This experience is crucial for students aiming to elevate their leadership skills, prepare for professional success, and make a meaningful impact in their communities. By participating, students will gain access to an exclusive lineup of activities designed to expand their horizons, from engaging workshops and panels, to networking events and roundtable discussions. Register for UCR Leadership Week to embark on your journey of self-discovery and empowerment, and learn the skills necessary to become an empowered and engaged leader. 

UCR Leadership Week offers an extensive array of events and activities, allowing students the flexibility to choose the ones that resonate most with their personal and professional growth goals. While students are encouraged to explore as many sessions as they wish, its important to note that some of the week's highlights require pre-registration due to limited spaces. 

UCR Leadership Week takes place Monday, April 22 to Friday, April 26 (Week 4 of Spring Quarter)


4.25.2024 Event Schedule
The Four Pillars of Leadership Week

Social Capital: The development of networks that enrich one's personal and professional life and can be leveraged to address personal and community challenges. 
Career Readiness: The development of skills and competencies critical to securing a career and exceling in the workplace. 
Civic Mindedness: The development of pro-social behavior and the understanding of civic engagement as a process of public problem-solving through both political and non-political means. 
Building Resilience: The development of physical, mental, and emotional resilience and perseverance critical for enduring personal and community challenges. 

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  1. Personal Growth and Skill Development: Students will have the opportunity to develop essential leadership skills such as effective communication, strategic thinking, and personal resilience. All workshops and activities are designed to challenge and expand their abilities in an effort to foster personal growth. 
  2. Networking Opportunities: UCR Leadership Week provides a platform for students to connect with like-minded peers, as well as campus and community leaders. These connections can open doors to mentorship, internships, and future career opportunities. 
  3. Enhanced Employability: By strengthening your career readiness and personal resilience, you will be more employable. Participation in the week's events can be a valuable experience to pull from when searching for a job. 
  4. Community Engagement and Civic Responsibility: Through their participation, students will gain insights into the importance of community engagement and social responsibility. This can inspire them to take on leadership roles in community projects and initiatives, and make a positive impact in their community. 
  5. Resilience Building: In today's fast-paced and often unpredictable world, resilience is key. UCR Leadership Week will equip students with strategies to overcome challenges, bounce back from setbacks, and thrive in both their personal and professional lives.