Leadership Mentoring

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Mentoring is an excellent way to nurture encouragement, growth, learning and upskilling. This empowers students and early careerists to perform best in their role and to progress further in their career. At NALHE, we believe that leadership mentoring for Latino, Latina, and Multicultural professionals will advance and transform diversity in leadership within our industry.

NALHE’s La Mesa Emerging Leaders Program provides an important and safe platform to convene and connect diverse leaders with NALHE student and early careerist members from across the country to share their experiences and knowledge—to give back, guide and support those who have the interest and potential to advance to executive suite positions.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Current NALHE Members that are either an undergraduate senior, graduate school student, and/or in their first two years as an early careerist.

Yes. If you’re not a member, please JOIN NOW prior to applying – (select “Special Membership Offer” as the Member Option & select your Local Chapter location).

It is a cohort-structured leadership development & mentorship program that provides a safe space for thought leadership, sharing of experiences, exchange of knowledge, connections, networking and open discussion with diverse featured speakers from across the country. In addition, La Mesa also provides conversation on leadership books and authors.

This program was created to encourage exploratory conversations, career paths, addressing of career obstacles & development of the future leaders in healthcare. The program aims to augment member competencies & experiences through relevant learning opportunities aligned with NALHE’S STRATEGIC PRIORITIES

Leadership Competencies, Navigating Difficult Conversations, Mental Health, Emotional Intelligence, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Assessing the Imposter Syndrome, Pivoting Your Career Path, Resume Optimization, Communication, Interviewing Skills to mention a few.

6 Months – March through August.

March – August, 2023 at 5:30pm – 7pm CT every 1st and 3rd Tuesday. Please note additional dates may be added for trainings, community service, and 2023 NALHE Annual Leadership Summit.

NALHE membership, program attendance, engagement, and 10 hours of community service required. Panel events will be virtual. Events will be announced during the program.

Complete the application HERE

Application Opens January 10th, 2023 and closes February 17th, 2023 (extended)

Biweekly for 1 hour meetings, 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month.

The NALHE La Mesa Emerging Leaders Program Cohort has capacity for 25 Cohort Members.

No. However, you are required to be an active NALHE to be considered for the program. We encourage applicants and cohort members to connect with their local NALHE Chapter as a member or join a committee. Please note the time commitment of the NALHE La Mesa Emerging Leaders Program.

Offers of acceptance will be announced via email February 28th, 2023.

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