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...Leading Your Parents: Manage, Lead, and Influence Across Generations

Friday, November 18, 2022, 1:00–4:00 p.m., CT
From Boomers, Millennials, to Gen Zthe modern workplace is multigenerational. Some struggle to influence and manage teams with confidence when it seems like they’re “leading their parents.” Join us for lunch and an interactive seminar with Raven Solomon, a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) thought leader, author, and nationally recognized speaker who guides audiences towards understanding of generations, racial equity, and their intersection. During this session, learn keys to multigenerational leadership, increase empathy and cross-generational effectiveness, and overcome negative stereotypes to increase success. 

MSLP/S.T.E.P. Presents...Build Your Leadership Community

Saturday, November 19, 2022, 10:00 a.m.–Noon CT

Effective leaders must speak clearly to be understood and listen carefully to understand. Join us for the last session of the MSLP Presents 2022 Student Leadership Development Series, where you'll explore current (and controversial) issues in CSD, learn about and from your peers, and even connect with seasoned leaders, MSLP alumni and S.T.E.P. mentors. You'll also practice formulating clear and logical arguments, engage in respectful and productive dialogue, and describe leaders' responsibilities around controversial issues. Discussing emotionally charged topics can be hard, but practice makes excellence, and after all, its what leaders do! 


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