Leadership Development Institute


Who We Are

The Junior League of Charlotte, Inc. (JLC) ‘s Leadership Development Institute is a workshop series that educates, inspires and connects Provisional, Transfer, Active and Sustainer JLC members, along with women in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg area, through the study of six core leadership values:

  • Do What’s Right
  • Lead Courageously
  • Inspire and Develop People
  • Deliver Today
  • Build for Tomorrow
  • Passion to Succeed

The Leadership Development Institute monthly workshops are interactive and engaging, designed to further leadership potential in every participant. Our goal is to help women develop their leadership skills and become some of Charlotte’s most impactful and influential women.

Program Overview

Leadership Development Institute is a participant fee of $80 for JLC members. The benefits of the program include eight leadership training workshops, two community service projects and numerous in person social gatherings. Applications open on August 22, 2022.

The Application Process

All members are encouraged to apply when the application period opens. Applications must be submitted online and any incomplete applications will not be considered. Leadership Development Institute participants are selected by Leadership Development Institute committee members after careful review of all application requirements received by the application deadline. An Application Scoring Matrix will be used to evaluate each application individually. Invitations will be extended to the top candidates.


If you have any questions, please contact Tessa Shahid. or Rachel Carr.


Read a testimonial from JLC member Jania Massey, a recent graduate of the Leadership Development Institute here.