Roundtable Emerging Leaders and Associate Roundtable

Roundtable Emerging Leaders

Join the Roundtable Emerging Leaders at Rice University’s Baker Institute — the premier annual membership group for professionals under 45. The Emerging Leaders is an exclusive, policy-minded group interested in the defining issues of our time. As a member, you receive all the benefits of a Colleague-level Roundtable membership as well as invitations to private receptions with our notable speakers and fellows. Past events addressed issues such as health care reform and marijuana legalization, and featured speakers including Bill Clinton, Condoleezza Rice and Tony Blair.

Membership privileges apply to a couple or one individual plus a guest.

Emerging Leaders ($500)

  • Network with Baker Institute experts, guests and like-minded young professionals
  • Invitations to a minimum of 12 Roundtable member events with national and international leaders and dignitaries
  • Invitation to annual members-only Fall Reception featuring Baker Institute fellows and scholars
  • Invitation to annual members-only lunch meeting
  • Admission to receptions at select Baker Institute events
  • Photo-ops at select Baker Institute events
  • Admission at no charge to all Emerging Leaders and Associate Roundtable happy hour events
  • Complimentary parking at Baker Institute events
  • Special leadership and mentoring opportunities
  • Complimentary Baker Institute policy reports and the institute’s Annual Report


Emerging Leaders University ($350)

All of the Emerging Leaders-level benefits, discounted for Rice alumni, faculty and staff; military veterans; local, state and federal government employees; and nonprofit employees (with valid proof of employment).

Rice University faculty and staff: please contact us for payroll deduction options.

 

Associate Roundtable

The Baker Institute also offers a $100 annual membership to the Associate Roundtable, which, like the Emerging Leaders, is designed for young professionals between the ages of 21 and 45 who are passionate about the major political and public policy issues of our time and want the opportunity to network with industry leaders and peers. Since 2005, the Associate Roundtable has addressed the interests and goals of today’s rising leaders by offering a diverse slate of opportunities, including social events and access to Baker Institute fellows and scholars.

Associate Roundtable ($100)

  • Network with Baker Institute experts, guests and like-minded young professionals
  • Admission at no charge to two associate Roundtable happy hour events per year
  • Reduced price for all Baker Institute public programs that charge admission
  • Complimentary parking for Baker Institute events on Rice University campus


 

Become a Member Today


We invite you to join us at our events or contact us see how you can get involved.