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Hear directly from graduates about their VLI experiences and the impact of the program.

Elaine Haney (VLI ’20) sums up how VLI gave her confidence, tools and commitment and was one of the best decisions she has ever made.

Brian Horbal (VLI ’21) details his personal leadership journey in VLI along with the impact of the cohort experience and opportunity to engage in difficult conversations.

Shalini Suryanarayana (VLI ’20) shares how VLI helped her move forward with an exciting endeavor.

Peg Sutlive (VLI ’19) describes how VLI provided her with opportunities for self-exploration, which played a significant role in determining next steps for a change in career.

Want to know more about The Vermont Leadership Institute…

Check out this interview between Molly Stone (VLI ’20), Jody Fried (VLI Director, VLI ’12) and Mark Snelling (Snelling Center Volunteer President), about the history and philosophy of the program, ever-evolving curriculum, cohort experience, and more.