Category: LEAD

On May 15, members of LEAD’s Alumni Association were treated to a Lunch & Learn program, “Design and Realize the Career of Your Dreams.” Susan Taylor (16), Director of External Affairs for Scripps Health, Former NBC7 New Anchor and Former LEAD Board Member, shared a very personal story about why she walked away at the […]

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LEAD has begun its third year of Advance, our professional development program for women. Through Advance, LEAD is addressing the gender gap in the C-suite and boardroom by equipping emerging female leaders with the tools and confidence they need to take their careers to the highest levels. Advance participants are diverse, representing business, nonprofit, and […]

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LEAD San Diego, in partnership with ABC 10News, recognizes unsung heroes throughout the year with the monthly 10News LEADership Awards. The winners then become finalists for the annual Community Spotlight Award; the winner will be announced on the main stage during the Visionary Awards program. These finalists all make a significant impact on our community […]

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Is your Impact, Influence, Advance or PLI class the BEST LEAD CLASS EVER?! Now is the opportunity to prove it. At our annual Visionary Awards celebration gather as many of your LEAD classmates as possible for a chance to win a behind the scenes tour of the Del Mar Race Track for your entire class. It’s […]

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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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