International Leadership Association

Cultivating a Thriving Global Leadership Community

25 Years of Leadership

We are a global community of leaders and leadership scholars, educators, and development professionals who share a vision of leadership for a just and thriving future. ILA connects people worldwide to advance leadership through our trusted spaces and relevant leadership resources. For the past 25 years, the ILA has convened extraordinary talent across sectors, cultures, disciplines, and generations. Join us today!

ILA Membership is for Scholars Coaches Professors Managers Deans Students You!

Organizations

Bring your team to the ILA with our Organizational Membership package for 4 or more members.  

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Individuals

Build your global network by becoming an ILA member today!

Students

Get involved and jumpstart your leadership journey! 

Upcoming Events & Conferences

Leadership
Education Academy

31 July – 3 August 2023
Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA

25th Global Conference

3 – 4 October 2023 (Online)
12 – 15 October 2023
Vancouver, Canada
Call for proposals now open!

Leadership Education Academy

31 July – 3 August 2023
Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA

25th Global Conference

3 – 4 October 2023 (Online)
12 – 15 October 2023
Vancouver, Canada
Call for proposals now open!

Latest Leadership Learnings

Latest Leadership Learnings
Phronesis: Practical Wisdom for Leaders

Passionately Detached Curiosity

Dr. Aidan Harney, who worked on designing and deploying Intel’s ‘Managing @ Intel’ program to 13,000 people managers around the globe, shares insights from working with senior business leaders.

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What Just Happened in UK Politics?

Richard Bolden reflects on the recent turmoil in UK politics from the perspective of a leadership researcher and educator, considering the case from the individual, organizational, and societal perspectives.

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Book Series

ILA’s book series offer the best contemporary thinking about leadership from a diverse range of scholars, educators, and practitioners working around the globe. In keeping with the mission of the ILA, the book series build connections between how people research, enact, and experience leadership to advance leadership knowledge and practice for a just and thriving future.