Students and Alumni
Students and Alumni of the Transformative Leadership Master's Program at CIIS
Heart of Oregon Corps
"The TLD program at CIIS taught me that leadership must be developed and cultivated at all levels of an organization, and gave me the tools I needed to reflect, listen, act, and persist as a leader."
Director of Customer Relations
"The TLD Program has rooted me in this world and its effect continues to show up in my career, relationships and entire being."
"I was seeking a master's degree that would allow me to explore my own self as a leader while learning both subtle people development and leadership skills in partnership with down-to-earth practical skills for excelling as a leader in the 21st century."
Transformative Studies, CIIS
"For anyone passionate about trailblazing community initiatives and putting one's leadership philosophy into action, this program is for you!"
Adjunct Assistant Professor
California Institute of Integral Studies
"I am grateful for the experience of the “intensives” and my cohort of educators; grateful for my instructors who validated and honored my presence every step of the way;"
Executive Coach & Thought Leader
"The balance of autonomy and guidance from the faculty provides the student with both the ability to reflect on course material and fosters the curiosity to explore tangential concepts."
Talent Development Manager
"This hybrid learning model met all of my needs: challenging and interesting studies, an experiential learning approach, flexibility for a working professional..."
Founder Metamorphosis & Consultant
"I emerged from the program a woman integrated with vision, potential and courage."
Integral Leadership Review
"Completing the MA program in Transformative Leadership at CIIS was truly transformational. To say that it changed my life is an understatement."
Chief Marketing Officer
"I practice integrating mind, body, and spirit as well as my personal and professional leadership into one present presence."
Dorje Denma Ling, a Shambhala Meditation and Retreat Centre
"TLD provided a container for meaningful exploration of personal goals but, more importantly, it guided me to think in new ways and to discover my own truths relevant to the world today."
"The Transformative Leadership program helped me found and launch Language Alchemy, a transformative consulting and coaching business."
Adjunct Professor & Part-Time News Anchor
"My experience with the TLD program at CIIS was invaluable and something I draw on often, both to spot and develop leadership qualities in others and within myself."