The next session of LeaderShape will be January 10th - 13th, 2021 at Wonderland Conference Center, Sharon, MA.


This isn't about how to better organize a bake sale. This is about changing the world. Applications are closed. Check back in the fall for more information.

Over the course of the 4 days at MIT’s LeaderShape Institute program, you can expect to:
  • Learn more about yourself, your beliefs and values through reflection exercises
  • Engage in team building with fellow MIT students who want to make the world better
  • Receive and offer feedback to your peers on your vision statements for improving the world on a range of topics like:
    • Apathy
    • Diversity and Social Justice
    • Education
    • Healthcare
    • Technological Innovation

Past faculty/staff LeaderShape facilitators include:

Tracy Purinton, Director, MIT Leadership Center, Sloan School of Management
Kirk Kolenbrander, Vice President, Office of the President
David Elwell, Associate Dean and Director, International Students Office
Gustavo Burkett, Senior Associate Dean, Diversity and Community Involvement, Division of Student Life
Sarah Rankin, Title IX Coordinator
Professor Peter Fisher, Chair of the Physics Department
Dr. Rheinila Fernandes, Psychiatrist, MIT Mental Health and Counseling

If you have any addtional questions, please contact Jacklyn Liberman