Made to Lead

Made to Lead

By Illinois Leadership Center
Brought to you by the Illinois Leadership Center at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, this podcast was created to deliver leadership education in a fun and easily digestible way.

We are unleashing human potential because the world needs better leaders.
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Mental Images and the Perception of Leadership with Dr. Chadly Stern
In this episode of Made to Lead, Michaela interviews Dr. Chadly Stern, one of the Illinois Leadership Center Faculty Fellows. Dr. Chadly Stern is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology and his ILC research proposal and project focuses on the mental images that individuals create of leaders and the impact these images have on individual's personal perceptions of leadership. Michaela and Dr. Stern discuss the lack of diversity in leadership and the impact that has on how we as a society understand leadership on an individual and global scale. 
27:47
July 8, 2020
The History of the ILC with Dr. Gayle Spencer
In this episode of Made to Lead, Michaela interviews Dr. Gayle Spencer, the Director of the Illinois Leadership Center. They take a deep dive into the history of the ILC and discover how the Center came to be what it is today. In addition, Michaela and Gayle discuss the ILC Leadership Competencies and Model, how each came into existence, and why they are so important to what they ILC does and how they do it.
26:49
June 24, 2020
Campus Racial Climates in the Digital Age: A Glimpse at Organizational and Community Leadership with Dr. Jasmine Collins
In this episode of Made to Lead, Michaela interviews Dr. Jasmine Collins, one of the Illinois Leadership Center Faculty Fellows. Dr. Collins is an Assistant Professor in the College of ACES, teaching specifically undergraduate courses in the Organizational and Community Leadership concentration. Her current research proposal and project focuses on the campus racial climate in the digital age; Dr. Collins aims to understand how students' race-related experiences and observations both on-campus and online shape their overall campus experience.  Touching on her personal and professional background, Dr. Collins and Michaela talk about why Dr. Collins is passionate about this research and the implications it could have on universities across the country.
21:33
June 10, 2020
Why Does Leadership Education Matter?
In this episode of Made to Lead, Michaela introduces how the podcast came to be.  Through responses from the Illinois Leadership Center staff, she explores the question of, “why does leadership education matter?” and explains the 'why' behind this podcast.
09:23
June 3, 2020
Made to Lead: Podcast Trailer
Welcome to the Made to Lead Podcast, brought to you by the Illinois Leadership Center at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. We want to unleash your leadership potential, because the world needs better leaders. 
01:00
May 26, 2020