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MSLP Presents...2022 Student Leadership Opportunities

Student Leadership Development Series

ASHA invites you to apply for the 2022 MSLP Presents...Student Leadership Development Series. For over 20 years, the MSLP has provided students who are historically underrepresented in CSD an opportunity to explore leadership within ASHA, increase awareness of ASHA and its governance, and network with Association leaders. This year, you can apply to participate in a series of 7 virtual and in-person student leadership development opportunities during the fall 2022 semester. If selected, you will participate in an exclusive virtual cohort experience and be eligible to receive FREE in person or virtual 2022 ASHA Convention registration to participate in all planned activities!  

To be eligible, you must be either (a) an undergraduate senior, master’s, or AuD student enrolled in a CSD program or (b) a post-entry-level speech-language pathology student enrolled in a clinical or research doctoral program. Your completed MSLP application documents must include the following:

  • completed application 
  • statement of good standing (and graduate program acceptance letter, if applicable)
  • leadership resume

Apply by May 2!

MSLP Presents...Pathways to Leadership

Monday, August 29, 2022, 7:30–9:00 p.m., ET
Do you have dreams of being ASHA President one day, or do you want to know what ASHA leaders do to reach the highest pinnacle of ASHA leadership? Join 2022 ASHA President Judy Rudebusch Rich, Immediate Past President Lynn Williams, and President-Elect Robert Augustine for an engaging discussion. Learn what steps you should take to begin your leadership journey.

MSLP Presents...Virtual Student Leadership JeoParty

Wednesday, September 21, 2022, 7:00–9:00 p.m., ET
The world may call it JEOPARDY, but we call it “JeoPARTY”! “Come on down” (well, in this case, log in) to have some fun learning and demonstrating your ASHA knowledge. Don’t miss it—because it’s time to play...Virtual Student Leadership JeoParty!

MSLP Presents...Build Your Network Community

Tuesday, October 11, 2022, 7:00–9:00 p.m., ET
Do you want to meet with other CSD students for a chance to expand your network? During this session, students will engage in team-building activities to increase your network and strengthen your community. Each of us has a variety of networks available to tap into—so we can create connections that last a lifetime. Learn strategies on how to bring all those networks together to build your community. Join us for networking, breakout sessions, and team building.

MSLP/ARTA Presents...Exploring Your PhD Options

Tuesday, October 25, 7:00–9:00 p.m., ET
Are you thinking of earning a PhD? It’s never too early to start visualizing your career goals and planning your future! We invite students in CSD programs to join us for a panel discussion that will focus on key thoughts to contemplate when considering the pursuit of a PhD.

MSLP/ARTA Presents...Peer Connections With PhD Students and Postdocs

Wednesday, November 9, 7:00–9:00 p.m., ET
The road to an academic research career in CSD can be challenging. But have no fear—support is here! We invite you, current PhD students and postdoctoral fellows (postdocs), to connect with other PhD students, explore ASHA resources designed for you, and move your career forward. Rise and unite with your peers!

MSLP/National NSSLHA Presents: Leadership Seminar

Friday, November 18, 2022, Noon–3:00 p.m., ET
Imposter syndrome is a very real experience—and so many of us are feeling the effects of it. Hear what Dr. Valerie Young, the foremost authority on imposter syndrome, has to say about the short- and long-term effects of imposter syndrome. Gain insight into the intersection of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and imposter syndrome—and how you can let go of those feelings of self-doubt that can impede your progress and sabotage your success. During this session, learn practical ways to remove the thought patterns that weaken your ability to feel and act as though you are truly capable.

MSLP/S.T.E.P. Presents...Leadership Institute

Saturday, November 19, 2022

More information coming later!

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