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Leadership Development and Networking Event

The purpose of this educational event is to provide an annual leadership development and networking opportunity for the Colorado, Wyoming and New Mexico region.

The goals for this event are to:

  • Develop leadership skills & competence
  • Stimulate dialog and reflection on leadership issues and concepts
  • Encourage networking
  • Build and strengthen the community of professionals connected to public and environmental health in our region

Who should attend?

This event draws people from a variety of diverse sectors and communities, and is intended for those who work to create and sustain the health and well being of people and the environment. It is intended for those who are interested in developing and refining their leadership skills. This event is OPEN to the PUBLIC. It is NOT limited to members of the host organizations or their graduates. Come one and all, but remember, this event usually sells out, so sign up early.

History of the Event:

In 2004, RIHEL began Autumn in Aspen as an annual continuing leadership education event for friends and alumni of our institute. This 12th annual event continues that tradition under the event name Leadership is for Everyone (LIFE), and for the sixth time includes co-hosts: the Colorado Society for Public Health Education (COSOPHE) and the Colorado Environmental Health Association (CEHA).

LIFE Participant Quotes

  • “I loved every single workshop. I enjoyed continuity between the [different workshop sessions], and the inspiration factor in [the speakers’] presentation!”

  • “The topics were excellent this year!”

  • “I will view this opportunity to each year continue to learn, grow and integrate new knowledge for effective leadership.”

  • “[What I liked best was] the forum for networking, reconnecting with classmates, and adding more skills to practice.”

  • “It was great!”

  • “What did I like best?
    Networking, and being around so many positive, motivated people.”

  • “It really rejuvenates me and refreshes my memory on things I learned in my RIHEL class, plus it adds great new knowledge/skills. I hope I’llhave the opportunity to continue to come.”

  • “There were things I heard in the presentations that were very significant to helping me with things I am working on right now.”

  • “I liked the entire event.”

  • “As usual, great, relevant topics presented by engaging, caring people.”

LIFE Co-Hosts

Questions regarding the LIFE event?
Please contact us through the form below, or call us at 303-871-4252.