Program Details 

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's Tomorrow’s Leaders College Program is a four-week virtual program intended for college students and recent graduates to continue building leadership, advocacy, and fundraising skills to make a difference on their campus and beyond. The Tomorrow's Leaders College Program is open to all undergraduate and graduate students as well as recent high school and college graduates and is free to attend. Students are eligible to attend the program multiple years in a row. 

 The 2021 application deadline has been extended to 8am ET on July 6 (originally June 27). For questions, contact volunteer@cff.org.

Agenda

The program will run every Tuesday and Thursday evening from 8 – 9:15 p.m. ET for four weeks from July 8 – July 29. The program will consist of 7 total sessions (participants should plan on attending all sessions), short assignments, and optional social and networking activities. Depending on your level of involvement, the program will total a minimum of 10 hours and a maximum of 25 hours. Session topics and speakers will be updated below and are subject to change.

Thursday, July 8, 2021
8:00 PM - 9:15 PM

The college experience is unique for everyone and adding cystic fibrosis into the mix is no different. Three students will share how they navigate college while managing their CF. There may be more than you think that goes into juggling CF and normal college responsibilities.

Speakers for this session:

Tuesday, July 13, 2021
8:00 PM - 9:15 PM
 
Thursday, July 15, 2021
8:00 PM - 9:15 PM
 
Tuesday, July 20, 2021
8:00 PM - 9:15 PM
 
Thursday, July 22, 2021
8:00 PM - 9:15 PM
 
Tuesday, July 27, 2021
8:00 PM - 9:15 PM

Ask the CF Foundation leadership team your questions about CF research, advocacy, fundraising, and anything in between.

Thursday, July 29, 2021
8:00 PM - 9:15 PM

Gain insights on career soft skills, LinkedIn tips & tricks and much more!

2021 Program Planning Team and Program Speakers 

Michaela Green
Michaela Green
University of Connecticut
Program Co-Chair
Micaela Vaughn
Micaela Vaughn
University of Missouri
Program Co-Chair
Emma Griffith
Emma Griffith
University of Maryland
Planning Team Member
Samantha Li
Samantha Li
Columbia University
Planning Team Member
Joe Milteer
Joe Milteer
Community College of Allegheny County --> California University, PA
Planning Team Member
Stephanie Nunez
Stephanie Nunez
Providence College
Planning Team Member
Elizabeth Raglow
Elizabeth Raglow
The Ohio State University
Planning Team Member
Christina Thompson
Christina Thompson
SUNY Oswego
Planning Team Member
Angel Newman
Angel Newman
University of Missouri-Columbia
Person with CF
Lauren Luteran
Lauren Luteran
University of Central Florida
Person with CF
Dara Riva
Dara Riva
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Parent of Children with CF and Director of Clinical Research Awards, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Kristin Gabor
Kristin Gabor
Rho
Research Scientist II