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Emerging Leaders Initiative

The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) formed the Emerging Leaders Initiative (ELI-ELI) to connect, support, and foster dialogue amongst the next generation of rising stars in environmental law and policy. Selected by some of the most prominent environment, energy, and natural resource leaders in the nation on ELI’s Board, Leadership Council, and staff, Emerging Leaders are a diverse group selected from across the country and from a variety of practices—from NGOs, to government, to corporations, to private practice—to further bring together those who will shape the future of environmental law and policy, and follow in the footsteps of their predecessors on the Leadership Council and ELI Board.

Together they help to ensure a future of innovative programs for ELI. We are so thankful for their support.

Interested in learning more about the nomination process or about ELI ELI more generally? Please contact Caitlin McCarthy, ELI’s Director of Education, Associates, and Corporate Partnerships. Applications for 2020 are due December 31, 2019!


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