Part I. Develop Interns into leadership associates
LEA provides an education and leadership development path for women from marginalized communities. Our approach is focused around five core principles:
Our Candidates developmental journey begins in middle school and continues through high school, university and then with corporate internships that help students complete certification in a STEM proficiency career path.
We provide an opportunity for
marginalized women to become thought leaders in their communities in half the time and at two-thirds the cost of traditional education methods.
LEA integrates STEM learning with leadership and business skills to enable candidates to start thriving companies in their respective communities.
Established education organizations with proven models for marginalized communities partner with LEA, while financial service firms sponsor and mentor students to ensure their community start-up businesses are profitable and self-sustaining.
LEA stimulates economic growth through executive placements that lead to revitalizing disadvantaged communities
OUr communities are:
We bring adaptive, high impact education to local and national levels while also being attentive to historical community nuances
Our community thought leaders, business owners, and skilled executives will be qualified to take top jobs
We've trailblazed a sustainable path for women to become leaders in STEM-related industries, with a focus on their being able to champion export business startups
Part III. Business startups used to renew marginalized communities
We match high-performing executives with high-potential students, providing invaluable guidance in areas such as developing and financing a sustainable export business product or service.
Startup ideas are first tied to financial rewards as part of certifications in finance, engineering, technology and then articulated in career pathways for Associates, university, and high-school students.
Part IV. a socially inclusive network of women of color advancing into senior leadership Roles
LEA is building a diverse talent ecosystem with professional relationships and networks in emerging markets. Our outcomes include:
Our network feeds itself, offering a self-sustaining pathway for female students of color to become managers, directors and equity partners
Higher equity scores as women negotiate smarter, minimize client costs and successfully win proposals
Recruitment, mentoring and professional development strategies target, retain, and advance marginalized groups