Active Leaders

The Active Leaders program is offered by the LEAD (Leadership Educations And Development) office and is the subsequent course to the Emerging Leaders program. It is a 10-week seminar designed to provide a more advanced leadership opportunity for Mason students. Please note that past participation in the Emerging Leaders is not a prerequisite for Active Leaders. You do NOT need to have a leadership position to be a part of this program!

  • Want to learn more about yourself?
  • Want to learn how to work even more effectively with others and in groups?
  • Want to learn how to help the organizations you are a part of to be more successful?
  • Looking for a fun & interactive program that addresses the concepts of leadership?
  • Want to earn a leadership certificate that you can list on your resume?

…then the Active Leaders Program is for YOU!!!

Deadline to register for the 2013 Active Leaders Program is CLOSED.

Dates for the 2013 Active Leaders Program

  • September 27th from 10am-noon
  • October 4th from 10am-noon
  • October 11th from 10am-noon
  • October 18th from 10am-noon
  • October 25th from 10am-noon
  • November 1st from 10am-noon
  • November 8th from 10am-noon
  • November 15th from 10am-noon
  • November 22nd from 10am-noon
  • December 6th from 10am-noon

What is the Active Leaders Program?
You do NOT need to have a leadership position to be a part of this program!  The Active Leaders program is offered by the LEAD (Leadership Education And Development) office and is the subsequent course to the Emerging Leaders program.  It is a 10-week seminar designed to provide a more advanced leadership opportunity for Mason students.  Please note that past participation in the Emerging Leaders program is not a prerequisite for Active Leaders.  The primary focus is to provide a high quality leadership program for active student leaders at Mason. For more information and a list of frequently asked questions, please see below….


What did last year’s students say about the Active Leaders Program?

  • “I loved it! We had a really good group of people and this is the best program I have had at Mason”
  • “… a very comfortable, fun and challenging environment to learn and grow”
  • “It was a very positive experience; I learned new things about myself and built new relationships”
  • “It was a fun way to learn about myself, how to improve and to be able to make a difference in my community”

100% of last year’s Active Leader participants said that they would recommend the program to a friend

What will we do?
We will meet on Fridays during the fall semester from 10am-Noon.  During this time there will be a variety of interactive activities designed to help you learn more about yourself, working with others, values/ethics, helping groups/organizations to be more successful and making a difference in society.  This program will help you develop as leaders through fun and interactive activities.

What are the requirements?
Applicants must be currently enrolled at George Mason University and have a willingness to participate in enlightening and respectful discussions/activities about leadership.

What are the responsibilities?
Commit to attend the 10 sessions from 10:00am-noon on Fridays and to be respectful of yourself and one another.

What are the benefits?

  • Make new friends
  • Learn more about yourself and your strengths
  • Learn how to work even more effectively with others and in groups
  • Learn how to help the organizations you are a part of to be more successful
  • Become more involved with the LEAD office (one of the greatest places on campus!)
  • Earn a leadership certificate that you can list on your resume
  • Be more prepared to lead in a way that fits for you
  • Be part of a fun program!