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Marin LEO 2022

There’s a better way to create meaningful social change.

And it doesn’t have to include bureaucracy and burnout. Radical Transformational Leadership for Social Impact (RTL Impact) provides a road map for anyone looking to solve social problems, shift systems, and tap into your greatest potential.

Have you ever thought to yourself...

I love my work, but I’m feeling burned out.

We’re all working hard, but I’m not sure if we’re seeing the right results.

We’re working in silos. Our efforts feel scattered and lack the unity to create real change.


How can we bring more equity to our work?

There is so much red tape. It takes forever to get anything done.

I can’t seem to get buy-in on an idea or program. I keep hitting roadblocks at every turn.

Marin Leadership for Equity and Opportunity is a 4-month online, professional development program for change-makers at all levels. During our live monthly sessions, you’ll work on an individual project of your choice, connect with other social impact professionals, unlock your inner wisdom and discover practical proven tools to shift systems and create lasting change in your organization and community. Between sessions, you'll have weekly calls with a group of peers to help enhance and deepen learning from each other.

Marin LEO is FREE to attend for all Marin leaders

Ready to do things differently?

Then, you’re ready for Marin LEO.


Marin LEO is free for anyone that lives and/or works in
Marin County and is passionate about social change,
regardless of your experience or title.

Community organizers, administrative professionals, executive directors, philanthropists, local government teams, media, policymakers, volunteers and social impact practitioners have all benefited from our curriculum. 


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“RTL Impact gave me practical tools to perform my community work more effectively, sharpen my capacity to design programs for bigger impact, and allow me to see myself as part of a constellation of stars working for equity, opportunity and creativity.”

-Consuelo Alba, Watsonville Film Festival

A Framework that has been globally tested by United Nations leader, Dr. Monica Sharma. Dr. Sharma has more than 22 years experience testing these concepts with individuals and organizations across a spectrum of settings, cultures, and countries.

Values-based leadership to guide your decisions and find common ground with the people you work with.

Practical tools focused on creating more equity that will lead to lasting change.

How to measure what matters through project design tools that help ensure equity is a part of the results you see.

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Shared language that will help you find ways to talk about the kinds of systemic shifts you want to make while creating more equitable cultures inside and outside your organization.

Project-based learning in the sessions and between sessions with peers will bring to life the theory and research behind RTL.

Actionable information that will transform your leadership approach, including facilitating meetings, fundraising, strategic planning and more.

Steps to scale your social transformation so we can act locally, and have an impact globally.




Each month you’ll engage in learning sessions that cover values-based leadership principles, communication skills, partnership building, project design, and practical tools to help shift systems with a focus on equity and results.  You will also participate in weekly calls between sessions with a group of peers to help enhance the learning.

September 14-16, 2022

Session 1: Being Change

We’ll explore this and more:

  • Who are we as leaders for social impact? 

  • Grounding ourselves in our personal values and leading from universal values — even in the most polarized or challenging situations.

  • Listening and speaking to inspire others to act.

  • Addressing complaints and difficult conversations differently.

Day 1 - 9am-4pm PST

Day 2 - 9am - 4pm PST

Day 3 - 9am - 2pm PST

October 24-25, 2022

Session 2: Designing Change

We’ll explore this and more:

  • How do we address the immediate problem and shift the systems and norms that give rise to that problem? 

  • Designing social impact projects to reflect universal values in both process and results.

  • Naming and acting on the shifts necessary to generate sustainable change

  • Systems and principles to consider while designing my project for impact and meaningful change.

Day 1 - 9am - 4pm PST

Day 2 - 9am - 4pm PST

December 7-8, 2022

Session 3: Implementing Change

We’ll explore this and more:

  • Operational strategies to ensure our projects are producing results.

  • Activating our own and others' commitment-in-action and integrity to generate results.

  • Ensuring our actions are explicitly tied to our results, and reflect equity, dignity and compassion.

  • Distinguishing our impact, outcomes, outputs, inputs, and transformational shifts to plan and operationalize our projects.

Day 1 - 9am - 4pm PST

Day 2 - 9am - 4pm PST

January 26-27, 2023

Session 4: Leading Change

We’ll explore this and more:

  • Responding to difficult situations from our courageous heart rather than with an emotional reaction.

  • Addressing overwhelm and overload.

  • Aligning our projects for synergy rather than scatter.

  • Developing synergistic partnerships for results

Day 1 - 9am - 4pm PST

Day 2 - 9am - 4pm PST

You’ll also walk away with...

  • A certificate of completion to demonstrate your training in transformational leadership

  • Access to a national network of 1,000+ alumni

  • Invitations to free quarterly alumni meetings

  • Ongoing professional development opportunities

  • A core group of colleagues to learn and grow with


Gain first-hand knowledge from team members who have worked locally and globally to advance social justice.

RTL Founder & Facilitator

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Former Director of Leadership & Capacity Development for the United Nations

Founder and facilitator of Radical Transformational Leadership programs globally


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Impact Launch Founder, 

Senior Practitioner of RTL 


Impact Launch Founder, 

Senior Practitioner of RTL

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Impact Launch Founder, 

Senior Practitioner of RTL 


Break through barriers with Marin LEO, 

thoughtfully crafted for over two decades for and by social change leaders.

RTL Impact will help you take your impact to the next level. The best part? You can experience equitable results as an individual or alongside your team. The more individuals from your organizations, the better. So, if you’re tired of hitting roadblocks and are ready to step into your power and potential as a leader, apply today. 

If you still have questions, we'd love to hear from you!

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