Enrollment Deadline: Sept. 6, 2017
Course Start Date: Sept. 12, 2017

Workshop Location: Impact Hub DC
419 7th St NW, Washington, DC 20004

Establish your presence in the social enterprise space

"Emerging Leaders" is a 5-week, cohort-based experience designed to expose and develop your leadership potential. "Emerging Leaders" accelerates your professional growth through an action learning project, deep engagement with like-minded practitioners, and leadership building activities. Join a committed cohort of professionals dedicated to growing as leaders in the social enterprise and nonprofit space. 

Mission Driven Career Accelerators take your impact career to the next level. We use design thinking, action learning, and peer-mentoring to drive professional development, personal growth, and lasting connections with leading practitioners and like-minded peers.

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What this Program Delivers

  • Demonstrate Leadership through an action learning project with a DC-based impact organization.
  • Boost Your Effectiveness at Work with individual and group activities that improve your ability to focus on what matters and get things done. 
  • Join a Committed Cohort of professionals who will support you during and after the program.
  • Engage with Leading Practitioners who will elevate your thinking and inspire action.




"Mission Driven gave me exactly what I needed at this point in my life. The cohort of people who attended the Career Accelerator with me have become close friends and allies, who contributed so much to my personal development outside of the learning sessions. Honestly, it was like going through a first-class executive education program with personalized development coaching. I have a crystal clear idea of what I want to do, and the brand that I am building as a result of this program. Mission Driven was exactly the rocket fuel I needed to jumpstart my own meaningful career."

- Austin, Higher Education Consultant at The Advisory board Company


"After stumbling through seeking meaning in the workplace over the past few years, the Emerging Leaders program was a breath of fresh air.  What Ryan does best is facilitate a community focused on translating passionate possibility into action.  Did I chart exactly where I'll be in 20 years?  No, and that's not the point.  The energy from the experience pushed me to start making the changes I had looked for but didn't quite know where and how to begin.  I expect to keep the genuine connections I made with others in the program for the foreseeable future."

- Jason, Project Manager at EE Reed Construction, LP


"Through the Emerging Leaders program, I learned more about myself and about others in the impact space in the DC area. You'd be surprised at the amount of different ideas others have in turning your ideas and your career dreams into a reality. Above all, I'd have to say having the chance to meet up one-on-one with Ryan for career coaching was very valuable and I look forward to continue working with him, as well as the others from my cohort, in the future."

-Adam, Administrative and Operations Coordinator at US SIF

Program Structure

The Impact Career Accelerator is a 5-week cohort-based career development program that combine a weekly series of in-person evening workshops with individual assignments. Participants can expect to spend 5 hours a week on the program - 2.5 hours per workshop and 2.5 hours of independent work a week.

Workshop Location: Impact Hub DC, 419 7th St NW, Washington, DC 20004
Workshop Schedule: Tuesdays from 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Career Assessment Tool: The Career Farm



Career Accelerator Price: $350.00

This price includes five evening workshops, one career coaching session, and a personalized career assessment. You will also join the Mission Driven alumni network upon completion of the accelerator. Payment plans are available.


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