Linda Friedman

Program Director, Nonprofit Leadership Program

Department of Public Policy


B.S., Social Welfare, Adelphi University
M.S., Organizational Management, Eastern Connecticut State University

Professional Experience

Assistant Director, Continuing and Professional Education, University of Hartford
Program Manager, Connecticut Business and Industry Association
Program Manager, Center for Continuing Studies, University of Connecticut
Program Director, Center for Continuing Studies, University of Connecticut

Linda Friedman

Linda Friedman is the Program Director of the Nonprofit Leadership Program (NLP) at the Department of Public Policy. Linda oversees the coordination and implementation of a number of noncredit programs focusing on the educational and capacity building needs of the CT nonprofit sector. Her work includes co-direction of Encore!Hartford, an award-winning experience and skills transition program for age 50+ managers and professionals seeking an encore career in the nonprofit sector and the Hispanic Leadership Institute sponsored by the Hispanic Federation.

She provides management support to the department’s Internship and Professional Practice program, and develops and coordinates Student Professional Development Seminars.

Linda Friedman
Contact Information
Phone(959) 200-3817
Fax(860) 246-0334
Office LocationHartford Times Building, Room 427
CampusHartford Campus