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Minnesota Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (MNLEND) Program is an interdisciplinary leadership training program spanning 16+ disciplines across the University of Minnesota. 

Funded by the U. S. Maternal & Child Health Bureau (MCHB), MNLEND facilitates the development of leaders with the knowledge, skills and attitudes to allow them to take informed, committed action in the areas of neurodevelopmental and related disabilities. More about MNLEND

LEND 2023-24 Cohort

New applications for the  2024-25 MNLEND cohort are now closed. Applications for the 2025-26 cohort will open October 15, 2024. Go here for more information.