Ignite Leadership Institute

Explore your leadership style, participate in hands-on activities, and leave with connections to new UWM classmates.

How To Attend

The Ignite Leadership Institute will have in-person clusters for Spring 2022! See below for our schedule!

What To Expect

Join us for Ignite and you will:

  • Connect how your values and life experiences play a role in leading others
  • Learn transferable skills to apply on-campus and beyond

Your Ignite experience will include:

  • Participation at the Ignite Kickoff
  • Four weekly small-group leadership sessions with your Ignite Cluster and Ignite Coaches
  • A celebration of your program completion at the Ignite Closing Reception
  • An Ignite Workbook and Personal Reflection Guide to help you map out your leadership goals and next steps
  • An Ignite t-shirt

Spring 2022 Ignite Schedule

  • Tuesday, February 15 – Kickoff – 4:30-6:00 PM in The Union, room 181
  • Monday, February 21 – “Leadership is Purposeful” Cluster Session – 6:00-7:30 PM in The Union, room 183
  • Monday, February 28 – “Leadership is Ethical” Cluster Session – 6:00-7:30 PM in The Union, room 183
  • Monday, March 7 – “Leadership is Inclusive” Cluster Session – 6:00-7:30 PM in The Union, room 183
  • Monday, March 14 – “Leadership is Empowering” Cluster Session – 6:00-7:30 PM in The Union, room 183
  • Tuesday, March 29 – Closing Reception – 4:30-6:00 PM in The Union, room TBD

*Come to as many sessions as you like! To receive a certificate, come to 3 out of 4 cluster sessions*

Ignite Participant Commitment

  1. Register for the program and identify an Ignite Cluster (small group) session weekly meeting you will attend.
  2. Attend Ignite Kickoff, Closing, and all Cluster sessions.
  3. Complete a final reflection and assessment of the program.

Questions? Contact us at leadership-program@uwm.edu.