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Student Leaders

The Next Generation Is Ready To Lead. Here's How To Empower Them

Tom Wilson | Posted 08.18.2016 | Impact
Tom Wilson

I hear people say this all the time: Today’s youth are lazy, entitled and self-absorbed. My response — my emphatic response — is they’re wrong...

#StudentLeaderStruggles

Danielle Chylinski | Posted 04.13.2016 | College
Danielle Chylinski

The opportunity to get involved on campus as a college student is something everyone is grateful for. Being a student leader is such a great thing, don't get me wrong, but it is so exhausting in the best way possible.

LSATs, Israel and Gator Country

Trevor Youshak | Posted 04.07.2016 | College
Trevor Youshak

Forty-three students from the University of Florida attended the conference, one of the largest student delegations at the convention. Included in this number were 28 non-Jewish students, which demonstrates the commitment of UF to Israel advocacy.

Educating for Global Citizenship

Wendy Kopp | Posted 02.24.2016 | Impact
Wendy Kopp

This year, the world has seen clearly the costs of extremism and political instability. After months of violent attacks on nearly every continent a...

My Rapist Might Not Know He's a Rapist

Jess Davidson | Posted 02.04.2016 | College
Jess Davidson

There was an obvious difference in the way my rapist and I had interpreted the incident, and his response gave little indication of any remorse for the irreparable damage done that night. A disturbing thought formed: What if he doesn't know what he's done?

The Gift of Self-Awareness: A Secondary School's Realizing Potential Journey

Rosalinda Mercado-Garza | Posted 07.03.2016 | Teen
Rosalinda Mercado-Garza

How can we assist students in a secondary schools reach their fullest potential? As a part of the Realizing Potential Journey (RPJ) model, we encourage each educational entity to establish a foundation when it comes to developing students, parents and teachers.

Teaching the Next Generation of Leaders

Ola Ojewumi | Posted 11.19.2014 | College
Ola Ojewumi

As children we are taught to be leaders and not followers. In real life, there is no blueprint for successful leadership. We all have an image in our ...

Student Leaders Offer Simple Solutions to School Challenges

Kyle Redford | Posted 01.23.2014 | Education
Kyle Redford

At the heart of Peer Group Connection is a simple and compelling premise: caring school cultures can be created by students connecting to students in healthy and supportive ways.

JD Schramm: My MBA Students Taught Me (Another) Valuable Lesson

Red Room | Posted 04.06.2013 | Business
Red Room

We'd done everything correctly. Four of my Stanford MBA students were selected to deliver their LOWKeynote presentations about how they hoped to "change lives, change organizations, and change the world," the school's tagline.

Thank Your Networks

Allison Wu | Posted 02.01.2012 | Home
Allison Wu

Networking isn't just about making connections, but about how people harness them and support others through them. By connecting, people are able to learn together and from each other.

The Ghosts of the 1960s Spook Powershift 2011

Dan Beckmann | Posted 06.21.2011 | Green
Dan Beckmann

This past weekend approximately 8,000 student leaders from campuses around the country descended on Washington, DC for the biennial Powershift Leaders...

High School Students Give Back Through Bank Of America's Student Leaders Project

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

On July 18, 230 bright-eyed high school juniors and seniors with a knack for giving back will gather in Washington, D.C., as part of a Student Leaders...