Leadership Institute

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Leadership Institute

The DiabetesSisters Leadership Institute provides active PODS Leaders opportunities to develop and enhance skills in facilitating conversations among women living with all types of diabetes and prediabetes; create open, welcoming atmospheres that encourage honest discussions; brainstorm ways to promote, recruit, maintain, and grow PODS Meetups; and listen to and share with PODS Leaders from around the nation.

Leadership Institute participants are selected based on (1) demonstrated leadership in DiabetesSisters and PODS Meetups; (2) record of dependability and teamwork; (3) demonstrated commitment to and passion for diverse, inclusive, respectful, supportive groups; and (4) locations of PODS Meetups.


Leadership Institutes

October 21-23, 2022

October 1-3, 2021

October 3-4, 2020

September 27-29, 2019
Chicago, IL

September 28-30, 2018
Chicago, IL

October 13, 2017
Alexandria, VA

September 30 - October 2, 2016
Chicago, IL

April 24-26, 2015
Raleigh, NC


We appreciate the support of our 2021 Leadership Institute sponsors:
Merck logoNovo Nordisk logoViatris logo


And our 2021 Leadership Institute partners:
Abbott logo       Dexcom logo       Janssen logo       Know Diabetes by Heart