Become a Fellow

The Leaders of Today and Tomorrow (LOTT) Fellows Program inspires college-aged and emerging professional women to envision themselves as future leaders. The program is designed to develop young women’s potential to lead professionally, personally, and in their communities. We accomplish this through: intensive seminars, mentoring, networking opportunities with today’s promising young women, and more. 

 

Over the course of three months, fellows and mentors will embark on an exciting journey of partnership, reflection, coaching, and inspiration. Activities will include interactive discussions, a variety of industry-leading guest speakers, and one-on-one mentoring.

LOTT Fellows are Women Who

  • Want to make things happen (at school, in community or civic organizations, in internships or work experiences)

  • Value community and civic involvement

  • Work in collaboration with others to accomplish goals

  • Respect themselves, their peers and mentors, and those with different opinions or perspectives

  • Commit to personal growth and developing leadership qualities

  • Are in the final two years of a post-secondary degree program or considers herself an emerging professional

Program Requirements

  • Apply to be a Fellow by the deadline of Friday, August 11, 2017

  • Attend all mandatory program dates:

    • Tuesday, September 12th 6:00-8:00pm - Orientation and Mentor Matching

    • Saturday, October 7th, 2017 9:00am-1:00pm - Discovering Your Strengths Workshop

    • Saturday, November 4th, 2017 9:00am-2:00pm - Identity Driven Leadership Workshop

    • Saturday, January 13th, 2018 9:00am-1:00pm - Women in the Workplace Workshop

    • Saturday, February 3rd, 2018 9:00am-2:00pm - Networking with Confidence Workshop

    • Saturday, March 3rd, 2018 9:00am-4:00pm - Presenting Your Best Self Workshop

    • Saturday, April 7th, 2018 2:00-8:00pm - Personal Leadership Planning Workshop + Graduation Dinner

Application Process

Please complete the application form by Friday, August 11, 2017. Interviews will be conducted with all Fellow applicants from August 14-25. Final decisions will be made by August 31, and you will be notified at that point!  For questions about the application process, please contact wearelott@gmail.com  ​

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The greatest benefit I received through the LOTT Fellowship was the opportunity to expand my network. I became connected to organizations that I didn’t know existed, and I met people who still inspire me to become involved in my community. In addition, I was paired with an amazing mentor who I continue to meet with. When I was job searching after I graduated college, I reached out to a number of people that I met through the LOTT fellowship. The support I received was immeasurable.

Carrie Vandela, 2010 Fellow

I joined the LOTT fellowship program because I believed that I would obtain the skills and abilities to become a better leader. I was right! Through the LOTT program I as able to improve on skills such as resume writing, interviewing, and bouncing back from a loss. Additionally I learned the importance of women’s leadership and how I can change the world. The LOTT program has allowed me to find the confidence in myself to stand up and make a change. The LOTT program has allowed me to form deep friendships. One of my favorite workshops was the last one when all the fellows shared a few nice words and thought about the other fellows. It is nice to be reminded of your strengths and attributes; it is even nicer to share with someone their personal strengths.

Allie Koram, 2013 Fellow