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Goals of the Program

  • To provide support, education, access and service opportunities to individuals from identity groups (i.e. people of color, lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender, people with disabilities) who are under-represented in the association community
  • To provide scholars with a mentor, group coaching, and volunteer experiences to enhance their career development and expand their professional networks
  • To encourage more diverse candidates to assume leadership roles in association management
  • To develop a more diverse leadership pool for the association profession
  • To demonstrate the long-term benefit of the program to the scholars, ASAE and to the association profession