LEDA empowers a community of exceptional young leaders from under-resourced backgrounds by supporting their higher education and professional success in order to create a more inclusive and equitable country.
Exceptional students from low-income backgrounds have unequal access to the top-tier colleges that cultivate most of our country’s leaders.
LEDA runs the LEDA Scholars Program, the LEDA Career Network, and the LEDA Policy Project.
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The LEDA Scholars Program includes four components that cover a six-year trajectory.
LEDA supports leadership development through initiatives for career development and a robust alumni community.
The LEDA Policy Project builds on LEDA's mission of ensuring that diverse voices are at the table where decisions are made.