MISSION, VISION & VALUES

 

Mission: 

Ascend is an entirely non-profit, philanthropic and student led retreat that develops the self-awareness, support network and leadership skills necessary to inspire change in the individual and their community.

Vision: 

The Ascend Network hosts a comprehensive retreat that invokes a deeper sense of self-awareness among students, uniting them as change agents with aspirations to better the world they live in.

Values:

Leadership: Creating a foundation with the tools, connections and experiences necessary to inspire change and continue to discover the leader within.

 

Empowerment: Belief in self and others, and validation of one’s identity.

 

Community: A thriving network of people, teeming with aspirations.

 

Equity: Acknowledgement and embracement of intersectionality and accessibility.

 

Challenge: Transcending comfort zones and reaching new heights.

 

Learning: Learner-centered and experiential pedagogy.

 

Authenticity: Keeping it real.