The Institute presents a unique opportunity to learn, network and collaborate with an intimate group of attendees from the Federal government and military. Attendees range from practitioners to managers to those ranked at the senior executive service level. The Leadership Institute sessions are open to all Federal employees as well as contractors and interns.

Specifically, the following groups are welcome to attend the Institute:

Emerging D&I Practitioners: Individuals identified as successor candidates and/or federal employees with less than 10 years of D&I experience.

D&I Practitioners and Professionals: Individuals at the GS-11 to GS-13 classification responsible for implementing federal D&I practices and processes.

D&I Supervisors: Individuals serving as middle management supervisors at levels GS-13 to GS-14 and above.

Leadership & Employee Teams: Leadership and employee teams (report directly to federal leaders) responsible for executing team-based initiatives and mission activities.


Earn Your Certificate of Mastery: The opportunity to earn the Certificate of Mastery in Diversity & Inclusion along with the bronze, silver and gold medallions.

Build Your D&I Skills and Competency: In-depth classes that address real-life situations and challenges. Our classes also prepare you to become a notable D&I leader that the Federal government and military colleagues can rely on.

Focus on Yourself: Dedicated time to focus only on yourself and your growth as a professional away from the hustle and bustle of daily working life.

Build Your Network: The chance to meet and get to know other D&I managers facing similar situations in their daily roles, and in their careers.