About Boreas

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The Boreas Leadership Program trains and develops the next generation of world changers to catalyze social and environmental solutions. Boreas offers co-curricular leadership development opportunities that build on the strengths of graduate education to create effective change agents.

Boreas programming is idealistic and pragmatic. The program offers a series of skills workshops in communications and media, integrative leadership, public skills and systems thinking and tools. Boreas also organizes a series of professional networking events and offers leadership practice opportunities.

Boreas works with University of Minnesota graduate and professional students and post-doctoral fellows.

Founded in 2011, Boreas is a core component of the University of Minnesota’s Institute on the Environment’s educational mission of developing leaders.