Who We Are

We are a network of higher education professionals engaged in graduate student leadership development.

Our Vision

We are committed to developing a generation of societal change agents capable of drawing on scholarly expertise and leadership capabilities to catalyze collective impact on sustainability challenges.

What We Offer

We are a network providing opportunities for sharing best practices, curriculum development and more.


ANGLES: A Network for Graduate Leadership in Sustainability

Our Mission: Growing the capacity for collective leadership and impact on sustainability by accelerating and improving leadership development in graduate education

ANGLES Objectives

  • Raise the impact of individual programs and the field of graduate leadership development overall
  • Improve efficiency in offering leadership development opportunities
  • Remove barriers that students, faculty, and staff experience in seeking and offering leadership development opportunities
  • Increase the pool and accessibility of resources ­– including knowledge, funding, and curriculum
  • Maintain and grow momentum of individual and collective efforts
  • Connect graduate education more fully to needs/expectations outside of the academy

We need scientist-leaders

The representative decline of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish from 1970 to 2014

Career paths for scientists are diversifying

Increased % of STEM doctorates pursuing non-academic careers from 2010-2015

We live in an era of rapid change

Children entering grade school this year will end up working in careers that haven't even been invented yet