Next AY I will be part of an advisory committee for Georgia Tech's Emerging Leaders Program, which is meant to identify, groom, and mentor academic faculty members with aspirations and potential for leadership roles in academia in general and at Georgia Tech specifically. Partners will involve Institute for Leadership and Entrepreneurship (ILE) and the Office of the Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Faculty Development. The Emerging Leaders Program will include about a dozen cohort participants, who will be selected (through an application process) to participate over the course of an entire AY. The project will include a weekend offsite retreat and 8-10 workshops and meetings on topics related to leadership development and management skill-building. I wish I had had such an opportunity when entering the academy and starting in administrative roles….