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Rice Leadership application period underway

Rice Leadership application period underway

The application period is underway for a program that helps maintain strong leaders in our industry – the 2016 Rice Leadership Development Program. Applications must be submitted no later than October 3.

Applicants must be between 25 and 45 years old and will need to submit a completed application form accompanied by a list of four references and two letters of recommendation.

This two-year program provides tours and curriculum designed to empower participants in strengthening their leadership skills.

For more information on the Rice Leadership Development Program, please contact Chuck Wilson at 870-673-7541, cwilson@usarice.com, or Roberta Firoved at 916-387-2264, rfiroved@calrice.org.

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