of alumni reported that they received a promotion within a year of completing the program.
of supervisors reported that participation in the program improved their employee’s leadership abilities.
of program alumni were more involved in the organization’s strategic decision-making.
“Being a member of the Leadership Fellows Program was truly a life-changing experience for me, both personally and professionally.”Rumbi PetrozzelloAfrican Film Festival, Fall 2016 Cohort
“Every session was a mind-blowing challenge that kept me thinking about how to implement what I was learning for the whole week.”Rafael SánchezRepertorio Español, Spring 2018 Cohort
"The NYCT Leadership Fellows has had a profound and transformative impact on my development as a nonprofit leader… [It] will continue to inform and inspire me for the remainder of my professional life."Brian LewisExalt Youth, Spring 2018 Cohort
Konsela SamarakodyLEAP, Fall 2019 Cohort
Erin PalmerServices for the UnderServed, Fall 2019 Cohort
Lisa EddyGRIOT Circle, Fall 2019 Cohort
Director Michael Seltzer gives the Spring 2018 Fellows a tour of the Ford Foundation building before their graduation ceremony.
Tashaka Winter, Fall 2015 Fellow, speaks with other fellows during a Dean’s Conversation with Wes Moore, CEO of Robin Hood, and Pat Swann, Program Officer with the New York Community Trust.