Expectations for LANDInG Academy Participation: Cohort 1

Moving from DEI advocacy to DEI leadership is in an investment in your professional development that requires regular participation; including in-person attendance at Quarterly Summits, and virtual participation in monthly Cohort Meetings. Participants will receive a set of required and recommended readings and other resources to prepare for each meeting.

The successful applicant will commit to full engagement in these activities over the 2-year cohort commitment:

  • Quarterly In-Person Summits
  • Monthly Cohort Meetings
  • Broadening Participation Leadership Project:
    • Applying New Skills to Solve DEI Challenges and
    • Engaging with Colleagues, Sharing Knowledge throughout the Cohort Period

Schedule for Year 1

December 2021 thru December 2022 (travel expenses paid)

  • Cohort 1 Launch Meeting: at 2021 AGU Annual Meeting:
    Cohort Dates 11-13 Dec 2021 (New Orleans)
  • Quarterly Summits (1.5 days each):
    28-29 April 2022 (Washington DC)
    29-30 Sept 2022 (Washington DC)
  • 8 Monthly Cohort Curriculum Virtual Meetings (2.0 hours each):
    2nd Friday of each month calendar year 2022 (Jan, Feb, March, May, June, July, Oct, Nov)

Schedule for Year 2

December 2022 thru December 2023 (travel expenses paid)

  • Broadening Participation Leadership Project: Applying new skills to solve DEI challenges; including mentorship with Cohort 2.Initiated at 2022 AGU Annual Meeting:
    Cohort dates 10-12 December 2022 (Chicago)
  • Monthly project progress check-in with cohort colleagues
    January – Nov 2023
  • Participate in Cohort Leader certification celebration event, at end of year 2, to be held at 2023 AGU Annual Meeting:
    Cohort dates 9-11 December 2022 (San Francisco)

Academy Application

See the Academy FAQs for more information.

Submission deadline is June 15, 2021.

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