What is MLP
In 2024, we are thrilled to launch the second year of our Muslim Leadership Program (MLP). Following the incredible success of our inaugural cohort, we are seeking a new generation of passionate and determined young leaders.
The MLP is your exclusive gateway to personal and societal transformation. Tailored for Muslim men and women, this program is a dynamic journey towards fostering positive change and deeper integration within the vibrant tapestry of Australian society. Rooted in the rich traditions of Islamic values, our program will empower you to become a catalyst for change.
Through the MLP, you will embark on an inspiring exploration of the Prophetic Leadership model, master the art of media engagement and effective communication, and develop the resilience and versatile skill set needed to excel in diverse environments. The experience you gain will extend far beyond our program, equipping you to make a lasting impact in various spheres of life.
Join us on this remarkable voyage of self-discovery and societal betterment. Apply now to be a part of the next generation of Muslim leaders who will shape the future of Australia.
What makes MLP unique?
There are many unique elements to this program.
THE MENTORSHIP ELEMENT -> Participants will be paired with a suitable experienced mentor to help foster growth and development on a larger scale. Participants are required to meet with their mentors at least three times during the course of the program
THE PROJECT ELEMENT -> Participants are required to put theory into practice through a suitable project of their own choice. The project element gives them the support and guidance to practically work towards a set goal. As part of this program, participants will plan and execute a project. ISRA will support the project with mentoring and the resources needed to run the project. Projects are very personal and vary according to the interests of the mentees. With the inclusion of a project, this program encapsulates theory and practice.
FOSTERING CONNECTIONS ELEMENT -> The program serves as a platform for participants to share their stories and experiences, and as a pipeline for young Muslims to enter a range of leadership roles. It will also provide networking opportunities for young Muslims, and their mentors, with community leaders, industry, and not-for-profit professionals.
FREE OF CHARGE: This program is run and funded by ISRA volunteers, mentors and presenters.
Benefits to Mentees
As part of this program, participants will plan and execute a project. In other words, mentees will be putting their newly learnt leadership skills into practice. ISRA will support the project with mentoring and the resources needed to run the project. Projects are very personal and vary according to the interests of the mentees. With the inclusion of a project, this program encapsulates theory and practice.
2024 MLP Program Info
Applications are now open for the Muslim Leadership Program (MLP) 2024. We are looking for enthusiastic, community-minded Muslim men and women aged 18 to 30 based in Melbourne.
This program comprises of one-on-one mentoring and workshops in:
- Effective leadership models
- Public speaking
- Project management
- Prophetic leadership
- Understanding yourself, Allah and the community
- Social media
- Government relations
- Mental health
- Islamic finance
- The government and the role of Muslims
- Building confidence
- Managing conflict
- Managing a team
The program provides a certificate of completion and letter of recommendation.
If you are interested in expanding your skills in leadership and transforming lives, then this program is for you. The program will run from 3 February to 28 July, 2024.