Leadership Development Institute



SIB Leadership Development Institute is a registered 501 (c) 3 organization able to except donations. Your donations will support our efforts to fund teens and youth participation in various conferences, seminars, and programs.

  • Make Your Message Count Conference - Registration

  • Equipment & Instruction for Youth Tennis Program

  • Transportation for Living the Dream- Teen Business Program

  • ​Equipment & Instruction for Living the Dream Teen Business Program


SIB Leadership Development Institute (SLDI) is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes. The focus of SIB Leadership Development Institute is to provide personal and professional training, consultation, and coaching in the areas of leadership development, life application, communication, conflict management, and team development specifically for teens and young adults, with an emphasis on those who are high risk, uniquely disadvantaged by socio-economic status or negatively influential environments.

Board Members

SIB Leadership Development Institute is composed of a board of professionals that set policies and strategic directives. 

  • Scheherazade Perkins- President

  • Dr. Ernest Benson- Vice President

  • Sheryl Chatham- Treasurer