Social Leadership and the SDGs

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Social Leadership Participant

Social Leadership Can’t Wait: Learn Your Role in Creating a Sustainable Future

Discover How Social Leadership Connects Your Strengths With the Needs of the World. No problem is more pressing than the sustainability of our planet. The Social Leadership course is designed for young adults to explore the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). You’ll deepen your understanding of the critical issues we face today. And you’ll learn how social leadership is the key to solving them. You’ll discover the issues that are most meaningful to you by creating a personal Social Ecosystem. Everything you learn will help you direct you towards your unique calling.

Beginning and
Approx. 30hrs.
6 weeks.
USD 695
Max 24 people

About the Program

Flexible, dynamic, online learning for the needs of now

Discover authentic leadership with easy to access virtual modules. Explore at your own pace, learning wherever and whenever you want. Our unique online learning software gives you total control.

You’re learning online, but you won’t be learning alone.

Connect with classmates during weekly virtual lessons. Forge friendships with young adults just like you, located all around the globe.

You’ll benefit from our two decades of expertise in global leadership development courses. Virtual learning offers a nearly identical learning experience.  You’ll be taught the same proven framework through the same engaging methods and have access to the same outstanding community that you would in person. Virtual leadership courses with RootSpring will provide meaningful experiences that have the power to change your life.

Deepen your learning and put lessons into action

Go beyond learning theory. You’ll create a personal Social Ecosystem to map out your values and strengths. Get access to the tools that can help find your unique calling. Then put the lessons into action to create positive change. You can help advance the world towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Global perspective with personalized attention

You don’t need to worry about being lost in the crowd. At RootSpring, we limit enrollment in all our courses to ensure each student gets the attention they need. Our instructors get to know you and are dedicated to your success. We understand the challenges non-native English speakers face when taking an English language course and have developed the resources needed to help you. Plus, small group discussions give everyone the chance to take part.

You CAN make a difference

Leaders like you are needed to create lasting, impactful social change. If you desire a better future…if you want to create a more sustainable world…if you want to put the needs of the many above the needs of the few, then you need the skills taught in our Social Leadership course. Start putting leadership in action today.

Course Details

Social Leadership and the SDGs Topic Overview:

  • Sustainable Development Goals: Explore the 17 goals set forth by the UN to achieve a sustainable world.
  • Leading with Purpose: Discover how to connect with your purpose to lead with passion and meaning.
  • Authenticity and Leadership: Further your understanding of your strengths, values, and leadership style.
  • Social Ecosystem: Learn a new framework that can adapt to a rapidly changing world
  • Global Leadership: Expand your cultural understanding and develop skills for leading across borders.
  • Partnership and Collaboration: Focus on developing skills to develop relationships needed to tackle the largest challenges.
Sunny Watts


Sunny Paige Watts, MA

Credentials: Director of Curriculum | Full Bio>

For over twenty years, Sunny has been an educator with a passion for creating dynamic learning environments for individuals from diverse international backgrounds. When developing curriculum, she focuses on incorporating arts infused disciplines, so as to facilitate active learning where individuals fully participate in their growth and development.

Lake Garda, Italy & Washington DC, USA
English, Italian

“I must admit that I underestimated the impact that this course would have on me.  I truly believe that this course should be extended to all those who aspire to create positive change or seek some self-reflection.”

– Zain Hanif, World Merit Council President