REAL Leadership Experience

The REAL Leadership Experience is a retreat-style leadership event developed for emerging leaders ready to take the next step in their leadership journey. The REAL Leadership Experience is a place for students in their first- and second-year of membership to shine, dream big, take chances, examine their innermost selves and learn the principles of REAL Leadership they can apply in their chapters, careers and communities. This leadership event will give women the skills and confidence they need to tackle leadership positions and challenges they never dreamed possible.

Session One

July 18-21, 2019
Psi Chapter (Oklahoma)

Session Two

July 22-25, 2019
Psi Chapter (Oklahoma)

This event gives emerging leaders the skills and confidence they need to tackle future leadership roles and challenges they never dreamed possible. 

Attendee registration guidelines

All invited emerging Gamma Phi Beta leaders are asked to register to confirm their attendance for the REAL Leadership Experience. Invitations to register are not transferable to other chapter members. You must register for the session that you have been assigned.

What will I experience at RLE?
Selected candidates will participate in a four-day retreat-style leadership conference with 39 other emerging Gamma Phi Beta leaders. Attendees will experience innovative leadership development through dynamic programming, small group discussions, alumnae mentorship and personal reflection.

When and where is RLE held?
Selected participants will experience the beauty of the University of Oklahoma and of one of Gamma Phi Beta's oldest chapter facilities belonging to Psi Chapter. This year we have the honor of hosting two sessions: July 18-21 and July 22-25. Selected participants must attend all days of their session; arriving late or leaving early will result in forfeiting their place in the program.

What is the cost?
There is no cost to attend REAL Leadership Experience; participants will need to pay for their own transportation, airfare or gas, to Norman, Oklahoma. Selected participants are encouraged to speak with their chapter’s executive council and chapter advisor to cover travel costs. All accommodations and meals will be covered during the four days of the program.

Cancellation Policy
We understand that situations change. If for some reason you are unable to attend, please let us know as soon as possible. All REAL Leadership Experience cancellation requests must be in writing and emailed to Michael McPhee.

Gamma Phi Beta leadership, education and philanthropic programming is funded in part by the Gamma Phi Beta Foundation. We extend our sincere gratitude to the Foundation and the many generous donors that allow the Sorority to create this programming. 

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