As part of its early outreach efforts, the LDI has sponsored and conducted or has
planned a range of programs, including:
Baton Rouge Choice Collaborative, a conference aimed to connect multisector businesses,
nonprofits, and government agencies that are in/or support at-risk neighborhoods,
Professional Network Leadership among STEM Educators, a workshop delivered to the
Louisiana Math and Science Teacher Institute (LaMSTI) participants, May 2015.
Invited talk on strategic leadership delivered to the Baton Rouge Junior League, September
Presentation about LDI services and partnership opportunities delivered to the regional
conference of the Association for Talent Development (ATD), October 2015
Workforce Development Summer Fellows Program, workshop delivered to LSU Online fellows,
Wellness Ambassador Program summer youth program to develop career readiness among
at-risk youth, delivered in coordination with U.S. Department of Justice Byrne Criminal
Justice Initiative (BCJI) and in partnership with the Office of the Mayor-President
of Baton Rouge, Summer of 2016 and 2017.
Baton Rouge Hope Zone Collaborative Series, conference aimed to connect multisector
businesses, nonprofits, and government agencies that are in/or support at-risk neighborhoods,
The inaugural Women’s Leadership Conference (She Geauxs: Inward, Outward, Onward)
in coordination with Baton Rouge Entrepreneurship Week November, 2016.
Women in Leadership Career Orientation Workshop to be delivered to LSU seniors completing
the SLHRD Minor in Leadership, Spring 2017.