We believe that leadership is a set of learnable characteristics, habits, and actions, designed to connect and foster meaningful change. We inspire the leadership potential in all.
Start where you are.
Any Michigan undergrad can join the BLI's community of leaders. We offer life-enriching experiences and practical tools that bring leadership concepts to life.
Once you're a member, your leadership path begins with our LEARN experiences
Take a BLI Leadership Course to develop your leadership toolkit through formal theories, your lived experiences, and intentional practices as individuals and in teams.
Participate in an experiential Leadership Retreat (fall or winter) to build peer-to-peer connections and learn from a community of experts and practitioners about their leadership journeys in an intimate, immersive experience off-campus
Attend our Social Transformation workshop series that will guide your inspiration to positive social impact through workshops that cultivate skills in community engagement, grant writing, research, and analysis.
BLI Member benefits include:
- Access up to $500 in Grants
- Seats at the Dinner with… events with notable leaders
- Connection-building and leadership learning at our bimonthly BLI Community Meetings
- Member Socials like DestressFest and LoveFest
- Speaker Series with local and national thought leaders