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Research

The Leadership Development Institute boasts faculty expertise in cutting-edge leadership theory, evaluation, adult learning, and program development. We invite you to contact us if you are interested in partnering on a research project or proposal or if you need help enhancing a leadership component of a project.

Women's Leadership Development

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The Annual She Geauxs! Women's Leadership Conference brings together women of all personal and professional paths to create a community of support and encouragement that is dedicated to the advancement of all women. This full-day conference will feature encouraging keynote speakers, impactful breakout sessions, and dynamic panel discussions that will bring us all closer to
the heart of the matter. 

SHE GEAUXS CONFERENCE INFORMATION

Addressing Chronic Crime

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The Hope Zone Baton Rouge Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation (Hope Zone BR-BCJI) initiative responds to crime activity and socio-economic drivers of crime with strategic initiatives developed by the City of Baton Rouge and LSU researchers. Dr. Tracey Rizzuto was a key researcher in developing the Strategic Compatibility Assessment Instrument, a novel measurement tool for identifying opportunities for strategic partnering toward identifying patterns of crime and high-crime neighborhoods, improving relationships between communities and law enforcement, and implementing long-lasting positive change in public safety and health.