The Harry Kay Leadership Institute is back for its tenth cohort; cohort nine reflects
The Minneapolis Jewish Federation and the St. Paul Jewish Federation, in partnership with the Harry Kay Foundation, are pleased to announce that the Harry Kay Leadership Institute (HKLI) will return this fall, training its tenth cohort of leaders.
Last November 40 young leaders completed the two-year program, becoming the latest in a network of nearly 300 alumni. HKLI, a thirty-year institution in the Twin Cities, trains leaders to navigate the challenges and opportunities affecting the Minneapolis and St. Paul Jewish people and organizations—thought each cohort learns that the program goes beyond leadership training.
“HKLI changed the way I see our Jewish community,” said Cohort 9 alumni Joel Paper. “My experience was incredible.”
The nomination process for Cohort 10 of HKLI is currently underway. Rabbis, Jewish communal leaders, and alumni have been contacted to tap nominees, who will receive their application in March.
As Cohort 9 reflected on their experience, we asked them to share the most important things they learned on their leadership journey: