The Belle and George Strell Executive Leadership Fellows program was launched with a breakfast reception at the Silberman School of Social Work on Friday, April 17th. The fellows program, made possible by an endowment from Hunter alumna Joan Depontet and a grant from The New York Community Trust, will identify and prepare promising MSW high level managers with the potential to take on key leadership roles in human service organizations in New York City.The nine-month program will consist of monthly seminars, coaching and relationship building with key human service leaders. Seminars and coaching will focus on topics including: governance and board recruitment; hiring, development and retention of staff; financial planning and annual budgeting; creating and sustaining positive organizational culture; and preparation to enter a CEO search. For more information and how to apply click here.
(Photo: Dr. Donna Corrado, Commissioner New York City Department for the Aging (left) and Dr. Martha Sullivan, Executive Director, Gouverneur Health (right). Both are Silberman graduates.)