Category: LEAD

In March, Impact’s class visited Las Colinas Detention and Reentry Facility for their seminar on Law and Society. The class heard from Sheriff Bill Gore, as well as Rob Smith from Center for Employment Opportunities, which helps formerly incarcerated individuals find employment. Another presenter was Bishop Cornelius Bowser, who is one of LEAD’s 2019 Visionary […]

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Ryan Ginard (San Diego Young Leaders) has been hired by National University as Chief of Staff, where he will help to catalyze systems change in education, civil discourse and philanthropy through the Sanford Programs. Tammy Carpowich (Impact ’16 & Advance ’18) has joined the San Diego County Office of Education Integrated Technology Services team as Senior Director of […]

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Facilitated by San Diego’s top civic, community and business leaders, as well as key regional decision-makers, Influence is a peer-to-peer program specially developed to further educate C-level and senior executives on key regional issues. Often described as a “crash course on San Diego,” Influence is highly valued by corporate executives and mid-to-large companies interested in […]

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Designed to empower and elevate women in the workplace, LEAD San Diego’s Advance program consists of seven monthly half-day sessions from May through November. In addition to providing tools to help women meet their career goal, Advance includes tailored coaching and mentorship. Here’s what a few Advance graduates have to say about the program: “Advance […]

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San Diego Young Leaders (SDYL), a program for 21- to 40-year-old professionals, has announced their new board as well as their calendar for 2019. We thank City of San Diego Councilmember Vivian Moreno (’16) for serving as 2019 Honorary Chair of the SDYL Board. SDYL programs include a mix of professional development opportunities, with presentations from […]

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Education, community investment, the border, supporting female entrepreneurs and combating gang violence.  These are some of the issues important in San Diego, and it’s where six leaders are making a meaningful difference that will last for years. LEAD San Diego will honor those six individuals at its 17th Annual Visionary Awards, Southern California’s premier leadership […]

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LEAD San Diego has announced its six nonprofit partner agencies for 2019. Members of LEAD’s Impact San Diego Class of 2019 will form teams to gain hands-on experience by working with these organizations to accomplish vital projects that will benefit the agencies and our community. The six agencies and their projects are: A Reason to […]

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After their final half-day session on Wednesday, November 7th, the 40 members of the 2018 Advance class were joined by friends, family, mentors, and past program participants for a graduation ceremony and mixer at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Mission Valley. Chamber and LEAD President and CEO Jerry Sanders and LEAD Co-Chair Nikki Clay (84), […]

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With the goal of making a substantive and measurable increase in the number of local women in the C-suite and community leadership positions, Advance is a LEAD San Diego program dedicated to elevating women through tailored coaching, mentorship and skill building. Our 2018 participants have only three more classes left until the program is complete. Each […]

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