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TIGERS Advance Trailblazers Information Session

You are encouraged to apply to the TIGERS Advance Trailblazers Program, an initiative that prepares faculty for leadership roles in academic or professional organizations while furthering institutional diversity. All 40 academic departments at Clemson are invited to participate in the Trailblazers program. This, our 4th cohort will convene from September 2020 to May 2021. Due to COVID-19, measures have been put in place to move to a virtual format, at least for the Fall Semester. Focusing on the unique challenges of leadership in higher education, this initiative will provide experiential leadership training that will. To date, 85 faculty have participated in the program. Trailblazer participants will receive the following as part of the program:

  • Leadership and individual development
  • Experience working on a leadership project that advances gender equity
  • Match with an executive mentor
  • Contacts with Clemson leadership
  • Social learning and networking with other Trailblazers

This year’s program will be co-led by Drs. Cynthia Sims and Angie Carter from Educational and Organizational Leadership Development, College of Education and Dr. Karen High from Engineering and Science Education, College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences.

*Interested in applying but want additional information? Join the co-leads as well as past Trailblazers in a Q&A session on August 6th or August 20th at 4 pm at

Thursday, August 20 at 4:00pm

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