The LANDInG Academy is a comprehensive, cohort-based professional development program for current and aspiring DEI leaders in the geosciences. Program participants develop competencies in DEI leadership, including: strategic planning, understanding best practices, and building evidence-based models for success. Program curricula are designed specifically for each cohort’s composition and needs, and delivered by (inter)national DEI experts. Each participant will also obtain direct experience leading DEI initiatives in the geosciences, with supporting LANDInG resources. Successful applicants will commit to participate in a 2-year cohort program. Additional details for Cohort-1 applicants are included here. Self-nominations are accepted via a web-based form, due on June 15, 2021, 11:59 ET.