Leadership Exchange


The Leadership Exchange is a student organization committed to accelerating leadership development through a variety of enriching programs specialized for the needs of individual students, student organizations, and campus partners at the University of Kentucky.


Get Involved

Applications for membership will be available on OrgSync in Fall 2017.

Duties of the Leadership Exchange members:

  • Focus on individual leadership development through creation of a personal leadership portfolio
  • Assist with planning, promotion, and facilitation of leadership events for UK students
  • Help student organizations grow through leadership workshops and OrgSync trainings

Benefits of becoming a member of Leadership Exchange:

  • Develop a strong sense of personal leadership style
  • Improve presentation and communication skills
  • Foster relationships with other student leaders & organizations
  • Participate in a variety of enriching events and programs centered around leadership education

2017-2018 Leadership Exchange Programs

      EMPOWER: Women's Leadership Program

      Leadership Exchange presents the EMPOWER: Women’s Leadership Program. This program gives students the opportunity to discover their strengths, refine their leadership skills, participate in challenging and enlightening activities, network with other leaders, and be empowered as a woman.

      IMPACT Leadership Program 

      The Impact Leadership Program is a cohort-based program where students will discover their own leadership style, learn the 5 Practices of Exemplary Leadership, develop a Community Action Project and learn how to apply that knowledge to make an impact on the UK & greater community.

      Workshops To Go

      The Leadership Exchange will cater to your organizations needs and develop a workshop that is specific to your group. We will provide this service at your meeting place, and adjust the programs to make them work for you! To request a workshop, head to our office in the Office of Student Organizations and Activities, currently located on the third floor of Blazer Dining. Our purpose is to strengthen your organization and all of its members in any way we can. Click here to request a Workshops To Go.

      Explore Workshops

      Explore workshops provide students at the University of Kentucky opportunities to develop and refine their leadership skills in a fun and interactive environment.  These workshops are focused on personal development, and are appropriate for any student looking to become a better, more authentic leader.  A student may attend one workshop, or may complete the entire series.  More information about the Explore Workshops series will be available in Fall 2017. 

        Lead UK Conference

      Lead UK is a free one-day leadership conference designed to provide leadership education, workshops, and resources for all students at the University of Kentucky.  Participants will hear from a variety of speakers, participate in breakout sessions, and engage in networking opportunities with peers, staff, and community members.  Lead UK helps students broaden their leadership capabilities and explore their personal leadership style in this exciting opportunity presented by the Leadership Exchange. 


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