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To Train. To Mentor. To Inspire.

We are a national consortium of major U.S. higher education institutions, and private industry united by a shared mission— to develop underrepresented students into outstanding leaders and role models in academia, the public, and the private sector.

Who We Are

The Leadership Alliance is a professional family and a career builder that brings together the best minds and the best ideas to promote cultural diversity in the workforce. Hear from our community about the impact of the Leadership Alliance.

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Dr. Teresa Ramirez describes what the Leadership Alliance means to her.
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Alex Weingart talks about his experience at our national symposium.
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Mrs. Earnestine Baker talks about the value and benefits of the Leadership Alliance.
How We Do It
Leadership Alliance programs foster intellectual and professional growth along every stage of the academic and career path.
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Join a Legacy of Scholars
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The Leadership Alliance believes that continuity of mentorship leads to a legacy of scholars. Join TLA Connect, our online mentoring and networking platform, where job opportunities, fellowship, and programmatic announcements are shared and mentoring relationships are formed.

Where We Do It
“After I finished my PhD I was able to come back and share these experiences with you.”
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Arturo Zavala, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology, Leadership Alliance Doctoral Scholar Alumnus, 1995 SR-EIP Yale Participant

Our Impact

For over 25 years, we have provided support in the shape of encouragement, mentorship, and training. See how the Alliance is tipping the scales and populating a workforce reflective of the diverse fabric of our society.

77%

Of undergraduates who participated in the Summer Research - Early Identification Program have enrolled or completed a graduate program.

Over 800

Leadership Alliance alumni or Doctoral Scholars have successfully completed a PhD and MD-PhD

745

have successfully completed a PhD

73

successfully completed their MD-PhD