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Emerging Social Sector Leaders
An Immersion Program for Developing Leaders Facilitated by Vicki Pozzebon

Friday, December 8, 2017 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Participation in the Emerging Leaders program is
by application (deadline for fall was July 24, 2017).  
Please contact Annmarie McLaughlin with any questions about this program and join our mailing list for ongoing updates.

This immersion program weaves together the learning circle model with elements of professional development and mentorship. Through facilitated  leadership development and peer networking, this immersion program will:

  • Advance understanding and practice of leading in the nonprofit sector;
  • Strengthen network of nonprofit colleagues through peer-to-peer learning and support;
  • Deepen understanding of leadership capacity through gained leadership skills.

The program will be held over four sessions at the Santa Fe Community Foundation:

  • Friday, August 25, 2017, 1-5pm
  • Friday, September 29, 2017, 1-5pm
  • Friday, October 27, 2017, 1-5pm
  • Friday, December 8, 2017, 1-5pm - This will be a comprehensive session with mentors and members of previous cohorts. It is included as part of your program.

Selection criteria - applicants should:

  • Be currently employed by a nonprofit or social enterprise in the greater Santa Fe area, including Espanola and Albuquerque
  • Have the potential to make a significant contribution to the
    nonprofit community through assuming higher and increased levels of
  • Show substantive history of involvement in the nonprofit sector through employment, volunteerism, or board service
  • Demonstrate a commitment to ongoing professional development, continuing education, and lifelong learning
  • Leaders under 40 are encouraged to apply

Program facilitator, Vicki Pozzebon, is a purveyor of all things local. She is the owner and principal consultant of Prospera Partners consulting firm, that designs local economy networks, movements and systems; and strategic development plans for businesses, organizations, and government agencies that put our communities first.
She has helped clients develop and grow programs and their business by identifying key localism strategies for success including marketing, press, and business planning. As founder of both the Farm to Restaurant Project and Delicious New Mexico, Vicki is a master at building local economy food systems and the infrastructure needed to support them, for greater prosperity for all. She is also a skilled facilitator, supporting the next generation of activists through her Emerging Social Sector Leaders program. Vicki is a 2010-2012 BALLE Fellow, North America’s premiere leadership community dedicated to connecting and resourcing the most innovative and visionary local economy leaders.

Committed to growing New Mexico’s responsible businesses for better communities,
Vicki was recently named the Chair of the Board of Directors of the Partnership for Responsible Business and is an advisory board member of the Design Corps of Santa Fe. Vicki's background includes arts administration, nonprofit development, marketing, and public relations, and facilitation. Honors include Young Careerist ’06, and 40 under Forty Business Executive by New Mexico Business Weekly. In 2008, Vicki was appointed to the City Business and Quality of Life Committee by Mayor Coss, and in 2014 was on the City of Albuquerque’s Living Cities Leadership Team for Mayor Richard Barry.

Location: Santa Fe Community Foundation
501 Halona St., Santa Fe
Fees: Sliding Scale: $65, $110, $175
Contact:; 505-988-9715
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