ProInspire Leadership Institute

An interactive three-day workshop empowering leaders with the skills to scale impact

Program Overview

The ProInspire Leadership Institute: Managing People and Power (or PLI) is a three-day immersive, virtual workshop designed to engage people and project managers in ProInpsire’s leading self and people practices for Race Equity Impact. Prepare to explore and deepen your racial equity analysis and practice with the practical tools and strategies to shift your mindset to accelerate racial equity in your role.

Over the course of three days, participants will build connections and relationships with other social impact leaders while engaging in targeted learning, sharing, and skills building.


I feel like I learned a ton about how to effectively deliver learning and manage conversations and create safe spaces just by watching ya’ll lead this. I think this is the most well-facilitated training I’ve ever attended. And over Zoom at that! So huge kudos to all of you for that.”

You should register if:

  • You want to participate in a leadership development program that infuses a racial equity lens into its curriculum
  • You want to become a more effective leader and increase your self-awareness 
  • Develop your leadership style to take a personalized approach to meet the needs of others within your sphere of influence
  • You are managing people or projects and want to build authentic, impactful connections in virtual space with one another
  • You enjoy exploring various digital tools and using virtual platforms for learning, reflection, and interaction 
  • Having a mix of in-session and before/after session learning opportunities energizes you
  • You are looking for a blend of analysis and action steps to apply in your day to day work 

Program Dates

2023 Training Dates

30 seats per workshop I 11:00-3:00 PM EST daily

  • March 1-3: PLI General
  • May 3-5: PLI BIPOC Fellowship
  • June 28-30: PLI General
  • October 4-6: PLI BIPOC Fellowship

REGISTRATION FOR 2023 PLI OPENS SOON!

Program Structure

ProInspire Leadership Institute (PLI) participants will engage in three consecutive full-day virtual workshops to develop key competencies and core skills needed to achieve greater social impact and further advance individual career growth. Participants are from all levels within an organization and serve in different roles.

During the immersive, they will establish a network of support and engage with their peers in coaching and skill practice. After the program ends, participants will have the option to participate in webinars on leadership development topics and join the growing and vibrant ProInspire Network for continued opportunities for learning, growth, and connection.

Workshop Descriptions

PLI Workshop
The PLI Workshop is a three-day intensive that is open to people and project managers of all backgrounds. The curriculum is designed to reflect the opportunities that come with having a multi-racial space where people can connect with others who hold different identities. We are excited to offer the PLI Workshop four times in 2023. Registration is open and available first-come, first-serve with fees offered at a sliding scale based on organizational budget.

PLI BIPOC Fellowship
The inaugural PLI Fellowship for 2023 is a program designed specifically for emerging leaders who are Black, Indigenous, and/or People of Color. Similar to the Workshop, this will be held over the course of three days. It will be offered two times in 2023. Participants in this space will have curriculum tailored to processing the experience of being a manager of color. We hope to offer a space where participants can work with others who are also navigating dynamics of privilege and power while holding a marginalized racial identity. 

Program Outcomes

  • Greater clarity on who you are as an individual and as a leader and a better understanding of how that influences your approach to your work
  • Building increased emotional agility, trust, and authenticity in your role as a manager 
  • Exploring and practicing communication practices like feedback to positively shift others experiences in equitable ways 
  • Building a network of peers to support professional growth and cross-sector learning

I appreciate the depth of information and the space for introspection about how I show up in the community as my authentic self.”

Registration Process

Program Fees:*

PLI General Workshops
Fee structure is on a sliding scale based on your organization’s annual budget.

  • $900 (rate per participant from organizations with a budget of 7.5 million+)
  • $675 (rate per participant from organizations with a budget of 5-7.5 million)
  • $525 (rate per participant from organizations with a budget of 2.5-5 million)
  • $450 (rate per participant from organizations with a budget of less than $2.5 million
  • $375 (rate per participant from unaffiliated organizations)

PLI BIPOC Fellowship
Fee structure is on a sliding scale based on your organization’s annual budget.

  • $750 (rate per participant from organizations with a budget of 7.5 million+)
  • $525 (rate per participant from organizations with a budget of 5-7.5 million)
  • $375 (rate per participant from organizations with a budget of 2.5-5 million)
  • $270 (rate per participant from organizations with a budget of less than $2.5 million
  • $240 (rate per participant from unaffiliated organizations)

Payment Options: Program fees for PLI Workshops are due upon registration. Payments can be made via credit card.

There will be no refunds after registration. We will allow 1 transfer the same calendar year to another PLI workshop date if you can’t make the original date.

Please email Director Namira Anani at [email protected] if you have any questions.

Sponsoring Participants From Your Organization

Many organizations choose to sponsor multiple PLI participants as part of their professional development support of employees. Feedback from partners indicates that having multiple participants attend together adds significant value to the organization. If your organization is interested in sponsoring multiple participants, please contact Director Namira Anani at [email protected].

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