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LinC (Leaders in Communities)

Te Whāriki

Te Whāriki is a twelve month internship experience based on mentoring, project experience, networking and facilitating activation initiatives. Its purpose is to “Activate the intersections of identity to lead systems change”

In 2023/24 it involved ten existing intersectional young leaders who have experienced discrimination and marginalisation. In the 2024/2025 a new 10 leaders have joined the programme and the 2023/24 Te Whāriki members have created their own ongoing Intersectionality Community of Practice

Read our latest Te Whariki impact overview

 

Te Whāriki project is one of the three ngā kaikōkiri hubs in the Scoping Intersectionality and Systems Change Project across Aotearoa. The project is in its second year and provides strong connection to Leadership Lab’s commitment to giving effect to the articles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and our emphasis on our three values – mana ōrite, kotahitanga, manaakitanga.

Our Te Whāriki theory of change is;

If we….

  1. People: Invite existing intersectional young leaders who have experienced discrimination and marginalisation.
  2. Project: Develop a 12 month internship experience based on mentoring, project experience, networking and facilitating activation initiatives
  3. Impact: Activate the intersections of identity to lead systems change
  4. Vision: We contribute to a more equitable society and system through excluded communities being more connected

LinC (Leaders in Communities)

Te Whāriki

Te Whāriki is a twelve month internship experience based on mentoring, project experience, networking and facilitating activation initiatives. Its purpose is to “Activate the intersections of identity to lead systems change”

In 2023/24 it involved ten existing intersectional young leaders who have experienced discrimination and marginalisation. In the 2024/2025 a new 10 leaders have joined the programme and the 2023/24 Te Whāriki members have created their own ongoing Intersectionality Community of Practice

Read our latest Te Whariki impact overview

 

Te Whāriki project is one of the three ngā kaikōkiri hubs in the Scoping Intersectionality and Systems Change Project across Aotearoa. The project is in its second year and provides strong connection to Leadership Lab’s commitment to giving effect to the articles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and our emphasis on our three values – mana ōrite, kotahitanga, manaakitanga.

Our Te Whāriki theory of change is;

If we….

  1. People: Invite existing intersectional young leaders who have experienced discrimination and marginalisation.
  2. Project: Develop a 12 month internship experience based on mentoring, project experience, networking and facilitating activation initiatives
  3. Impact: Activate the intersections of identity to lead systems change
  4. Vision: We contribute to a more equitable society and system through excluded communities being more connected