The 2016-2017 Children and Family Fellowship is designed for outstanding executives with senior leadership responsibilities in large public sector service systems, major community-based service organizations or advocacy initiatives aimed at improving outcomes for children, families and communities. The Fellowship is an opportunity for these leaders to accelerate their impact, augment their knowledge and experiences, sharpen their skills, broaden their perspectives and increase their influence.
Selection as a Children and Family Fellow brings with it close connections to the Annie E. Casey Foundation and access to resources to support the Fellow’s ongoing leadership development. The Fellowship also offers participation in a national network of 109 highly accomplished alumni Fellows, each turning vision and strategy into effective action and measurable results, and alumni activities that promote peer learning and collaboration.
The Fellowship is a 16-month program, designed for a cohort of approximately 16 leaders. While balancing the demands of their current positions, Fellows participate in a series of leadership opportunities. These include executive seminars; site visits to leaders and organizations who are achieving results on behalf of children and families; and the opportunity to apply lessons learned within each Fellow’s home organization to improve outcomes for their target populations.