Leadership Akron and United Way of Summit County are accepting applications for the 2019-2020 Diversity on Board program.

Diversity on Board is a collaboration between United Way of Summit County and Leadership Akron that provides leadership development, education and board-matching services to advance minority representation on nonprofit and public boards.

The program runs October through May and involves personalized coaching on all aspects of board governance and leadership. Participants will engage in board shadowing, community service and networking opportunities with leading Summit County organizations.

Minority professionals looking to develop the skills and connections needed to serve on nonprofit and public boards may apply online at www.leadershipakron.org/programs/diversity-on-board. Deadline for applications is April 30.