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Leadership Development


Leadership Development Advising utilizes, “a change-model of leadership [that] better resembles the types of experiences, motivations, and outcomes one sees when working with LGBT student leaders” (Hoover, 2009, p. 35). “LID is a six-stage model for identifying changes that take place as an individual comes to an increasingly complex understanding of leadership, community, and self in relation to others” (p. 34). This model accounts for race, class, and family dynamics influence on sexual and gender identity, as well as the variety of types of leadership identities, contexts, and work styles (p. 32; 33).

Developing a Leadership Identity: Illustrating the Cycle (Komives et al., 2005)

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Komives, S. R., Owen, J. E., Longerbeam, S. D., Mainella, F. C., & Osteen, L. (2005, November 1). Developing a Leadership Identity: Illustrating the Cycle [Illustration]. Research Gate. https://www.researchgate.net/figure/Developing-a-Leadership-Identity-Illustrating-the-Cycle_fig1_228636333

Hoover, G. (2009). LGBT Leadership Development: Uniting LGBT and Leadership Scholarship to Determine Best Practices. Vermont Connection, 30(Article 4), 32–41. https://scholarworks.uvm.edu/tvc/vol30/iss1/4