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Program Overview

Embolden's Rising Leaders Fellowship is a virtual cohort-based learning program designed to equip high school and early college students with the skills, tools, and networks to pursue their ambitions. Fellows will meet and work with dedicated mentors and peers who will become long-term advocates for their cohort's collective success!


The Rising Leaders Fellowship is a six-month program. The Fellows and the mentors meet once a month for an hour. Each monthly will have 2 key components: 

  • Seminar: A 20-minute virtual interactive lesson run by Embolden Board members and cohort leaders 

  • Small Group: A 40-minute virtual gathering with 2 Embolden Mentors and 4-6 Fellows. The Fellows go to their Small Group meeting immediately after the seminar. 


During the monthly meetings, the Fellows will have an opportunity to learn key leadership skills, make new friends, build their network, and have the opportunity to apply their learning right away. 

2024 Program
Schedule & Topics

The Rising Leaders Fellowship will run from July 2024 to December 2024. Embolden Fellows are required to attend their July and August meetings. Fellows will be permitted to excuse themselves for at most two (2) seminars between September and December so that they can prioritize and focus on their academic studies and activities.

The monthly meetings take place during the first Mondays of the month. The Rising Leaders Fellowship will meet on:

  • July 1 @ 8pm ET | Alternate: July 2 @ 8pm ET  

  • August 5 @ 8pm ET | Alternate: August 6 @ 8pm ET 

  • September 9 @ 8pm ET | Alternate: September 10 @ 8pm ET 

  • October 7 @ 8pm ET | Alternate: October 8 @ 8pm ET 

  • November 4 @ 8pm ET | Alternate: November 5 @ 8pm ET 

  • TBD December


In the event that a Fellow cannot make a main Monday session, Embolden Mentors will offer an alternate session the Tuesday after. 

Full participation throughout the entire program is highly encouraged to earn the most value from the Fellowship. 


Elevator Pitch

Coffee Chat










Get to Know Your Fellows & Mentors

Prepare a Powerful Pitch

Engage in Coffee Chats

Draft Your Resume & LinkedIn Profile

Build Your Networking Tracker 

Learn from Keynote Speaker 

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