If you have any questions about ILA Member Communities, please contact our membership team at or +1 (202) 470-4818.

Affinity Groups

Affinity Groups bring together ILA members who share roles or professional interests to create opportunities for professional development, focused networking, and peer-to-peer activities, as well as the examination of relevant research and practices.

Leadership Education Program Directors, Deans, and Chairs (go to homepage)
A community for those responsible for directing, managing, and leading leadership programs at colleges and universities interested in networking, targeted educational sessions to support peer-to-peer networking, and professional development.

Peace Leadership (go to homepage)
A community for those interested in leadership principles focused on creating peace that promotes the exchange of ideas, best practices, and action plans.

Women and Leadership (go to homepage)
A community for those focused on advancing women in leadership including researchers, coaches, educators, and practitioners interested in generating resources, disseminating research, and fostering the development of female leaders.

2014 Conf. Chair Cheryl Getz participates in round-table discussion at the Women & Leadership AG Networking Luncheon

How to Affiliate with an Affinity Group

To affiliate/join: log in to this profile update form, scroll down and "Edit Your ILA Member Community Settings." Make sure to click Save in order to save your changes.

Opportunities to deepen your involvement in each group are detailed on their web pages and include things like group discussions at the ILA LikedIn group, committee/volunteer opportunities, participatory events, etc.