LEAD Program

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LEAD Junior League of Memphis

LEAD (Leaders Evolving and Developing) is looking for LEADers for its Spring 2017 cohort! This program, sponsored by the Junior League of Memphis, is open to men and women who serve our city within the non-profit arena. Over the course of 10 classes, participants will acquire skills ranging from personal branding, time management, technology and networking. Upon completion of the LEAD program, participants will be equipped with the knowledge and skills that will empower them as leaders within their organizations.

Classes will be held weekly from 5:30 to 7 p.m., beginning on Feb. 15 and lasting through April 26 and held at Hutchinson School. The participant fee is $50 and covers all notebook and materials. For more information or to apply, contact LEAD Chair, Lori Evans.

Click here to access the application.

Click here to pay participation fee.

Date Class Topic
15-Feb 1 Introduction/Non-Profit Leadership
22-Feb 2 Personal Communication Styles
1-Mar 3 Teamwork/Meetings
15-Mar 4 Time Management
22-Mar 5 Delegation
29-Mar 6 Fundraising
5-Apr 7 Technology
12-Apr 8 Personal Branding
19-Apr 9 Networking
26-Apr 10 Goal Setting
3-May Graduation

Click here to read Grace Weil’s personal testimony about the JLM LEAD program.What past participants are saying about LEAD….

“The JLM’s LEAD program was an experience that was very awe inspiring and thought provoking.  It gave me tools to apply to personal and professional growth and also allowed me to connect with some amazing leaders who I could network with and most importantly learn from to be better at what I do.  I hope to see this program around for many years to come and become better and better for future leaders.”   ~ Mardrequs Harris, Spring 2016 Cohort

“LEAD was a great experience that provided me an opportunity to meet and network with an awesome and diverse group of Memphis LEADers! Throughout the course, participants were challenged to implement constructive and creative ways in the areas of delegating, fundraising, and communication while become more effective leaders in our personal, professional and social networks.” ~ Lori Evans, Spring 2016 Cohort

“The LEAD program helped me to refine my position in life, personally and professionally. The program provided me a platform to serve as an effective leader and role model in my profession. The unique difference about LEAD is that the program provides the opportunity for like-minded professionals to convene and share in dialogue about topics that are common in one’s personal life and professional career. Having completed the cohort, I feel refreshed and energetic to handle life’s demands. Moreover, my cohort members were valuable to me; and those relationships have turned into friendships.” ~ Angela Davis-Jones, Spring 2016 Cohort