The Hadassah Leadership Fellows (HLF) will change lives and improve communities. HLF will inspire you to reach your potential as a Jewish leader in your community.
What is the Hadassah Leadership Fellows Program?
The HLF Program is a two-year leadership experience designed to inspire and cultivate future leaders. It offers participants opportunities to grow and lead, and to perform volunteer work for Hadassah and the larger community. The program, sponsored by Hadassah, The Women's Zionist Organization of America, offers you an opportunity to:
Network with Jewish women from around the country
Advance your leadership training
Experience the work of Hadassah
Journey to Israel—connect to its people, history and culture
Advocate and effect change
DESIGN YOUR IMPACT
Experience Hadassah's Impact—Past and Present. This program orientation will take place in New York City.
Fellows Mission to Israel—Fellows will get an inside look at Hadassah institutions and projects in Israel. The mission will concentrate on four themes: Women's Health and Medical Research; Venture Capitalism; Public Policy; and Social Justice.
Content Seminar—Choose Your Impact. Interactive seminar with leading experts on the four themes.
Advocacy Experience in Washington D.C.—Meet and engage members of Congress and hear up-to-the-minute briefings on issues of concern to American Jewish women.
MAKE YOUR IMPACT
During the second year of the Hadassah Leadership Fellows Program, Fellows will join Impact Boards creating Hadassah vehicles of change. Each Impact Board will be given seed money to pilot a program of its choice. The Impact Boards will focus on Women's Health and Medical Research; Venture Capitalism; Public Policy; and Social Justice.
WHO SHOULD APPLY?
Prospective candidates should have:
Desire to share this experience and represent Hadassah to a broader constituency
History and/or interest to participate in community organizations
Strong willingness to fully participate and engage in this program that will shape Hadassah's Second Century agenda
Community presence and network upon which to capitalize in the future
Is there a fee to participate in the Hadassah Leadership Fellows Program?
There are no tuition fees. HLF is Hadassah's investment in American Jewish women. Fellows will be asked to become a Life Member of Hadassah for $212 and make a one-time minimum contribution of $1800 to be directed and used by the Impact Board of the Fellow's choice during Year 2 of the program.
Pre-Applications are not being accepted at this time.
Pre-applications will be accepted through October 1, 2013. Selected applicants will be notified if they have been invited to submit a full application.