Application Period Open for Connect Florida Class III Deadline May 5, 2012

Posted:  April 18th, 2012 by:  YPN MIami comments:  0

Connect Florida is pleased to open applications for Class III of the Connect Florida Statewide Leadership Institute.  The Institute is a program of Leadership Florida, a non-profit organization created to educate, engage and inspire Florida’s leaders.  Connect Florida is the first statewide young professional organization of its kind in the nation.

As a regional young professional organization, we would like to invite you to nominate an outstanding member to apply to Class III. Connect Florida will select a diverse group of emerging leaders for the Statewide Leadership Institute each year.  This curriculum offers an intensive orientation to the issues facing our state and is designed to enhance the participants’ leadership skills, provide practical experience in community service, and facilitate opportunities to interact with statewide leaders. The overall goal of the Statewide Leadership Institute is to be a portal for young professionals to develop the skills they need to enhance their potential as future leaders regionally and statewide. The Statewide Leadership Institute is tailored after the Leadership Florida Annual Class Program (

Selection is based on a variety of factors, such as leadership potential and community involvement.  Please keep in mind that while the Selection Committee is evaluating individual applications, it is also building a class that represents Florida’s diversity—professionally and geographically, as well as in the areas of age, race, gender and ethnicity. Applications must be postmarked no later than May 5, 2012.

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Holly Parker Davenport
Executive Director

P: (850) 521-1220 x 3
F: (850) 521-1229

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