Thursday, March 28, 2019
1:00–2:00 p.m.


Nexus Building, Adelphi Room (Room 239)

Nonprofit Leadership

With Dr. A Brian Leander

In this session, Dr. A Brian Leander will discuss how Millennials and Generation Z can significantly influence how nonprofits achieve social justice orientated missions through service on Boards of Directors.

This event is part of Adelphi’s Leadership Certificate Program.

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Arthur Brian Leander

Brian Leander, Ph.D., joined Adelphi in 2012 as the Assistant Director of the Center for Nonprofit Leadership, charged with managing the Center’s initiatives around nonprofit leadership and organizational development, and delivering training programs and consulting services to nonprofit executives. In 2013, he developed and later directed Leading in Community, a leadership development program with a goal broaden and strengthen the leadership pipeline for people of color and prepare them for nonprofit and community leadership on Long Island. In 2015, Dr. Leander was invited to participate in the Adelphi University strategic planning process, working with faculty and staff around developing strategic partnerships and economic integration with the Long Island community. He was named Office of Human Resources Manager of Training and Development in July 2016.

During his more than 21-year career, Dr. Leander has been a consultant delivering curriculum, training and facilitation to promote strategic change and diversity initiatives in businesses, nonprofit organizations and higher education in the United States and abroad. Before coming to Adelphi, Dr. Leander was the Senior Planning Consultant with the Institute for Organizational Leadership (IOL), a nonprofit educational institution based in Jasper, Georgia. His professional affiliations include the International Leadership Association and the Academy of Management where he has been a presenter. He has also presented at the Randall L. Tobias Center for Leadership Excellence at Indiana University.


Leadership Certificate Program LogoAbout the Leadership Certificate Program

The Leadership Certificate Program is an interdepartmental initiative hosted by the Center for Career and Professional Development, the Center for Student Involvement, the Office of Alumni Relations and the Robert B. Willumstad School of Business.

Its goal is to offer Adelphi undergraduate and graduate students opportunities to develop leadership and professional skills. Participants are able to attend workshops on a wide variety of topics during the course of the year. 

Requirements for Students

To participate in the Leadership Certificate Program, you must RSVP for a minimum of six events. Each student must complete the workshops within the academic year. Events are added throughout the year.

For further information, please contact:

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