Take Your Leadership to the Next Level with Yesod

Powered by the Pauline Foster Women’s Philanthropy Leadership Institute and facilitated by Rabbi Yael Ridberg and Heather Wolfson, Yesod merges Judaic text study, leadership theory, and experiential application. Yesod is designed to nurture and develop empowered and skilled leaders while helping to build a pipeline of outstanding future volunteer leadership.

Facilitator, Heather Wolfson, shared, “Developing leaders is instrumental in ensuring the long-term success of our community. I am thrilled to join this effort, and look forward to working with what I know will be a passionate, dedicated, and dynamic cohort!”

As a participant in Yesod, you can expect to:    

  • Gain hands-on leadership experience.
  • Engage with other emerging and established female leaders in your community.
  • Learn through interactive case studies, Jewish text study, and skill-building exercises. Topics include: Your journey to leadership, power and influence, growing from failure, mentoring and growing others, vision, change management, communication, and more.
  • Work with inspiring and seasoned leadership trainers.

Yesod participants are a select group of Jewish female-identifying individuals who want to have an impact on our community. Interested individuals must apply by Friday, August 14, 2020 (participants will be notified no later than September 9, 2020).

For more information, please contact Heather Wolfson.

About Yesod: Designed to cultivate your inner Jewish leader, Yesod is a collaboration between The Mandel Center for Leadership Excellence at The Jewish Federations of North America and the Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning.


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