Leadership development is one of the key drivers that facilitate effective processes (e.g. social mobilization, information sharing, negotiation with parties etc.) towards ensuring local people to get access to services/resources they are entitled to. Knowledge on existing social and economic setbacks, recognizing deeply embedded inequalities, development gaps in the community, capacity to negotiate with different stakeholders are some of the areas where leadership development actions are relied on. Science Connect believes that strengthening leadership of women and men, including organizational leadership and also capacities of people to influence other may play effective roles in bringing lasting, peaceful change and wellbeing of people.