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Meet Your 2020 9NEWS Leader of the Year Finalists

At the Leadership Foundation, we educate and inspire people who want to make a difference as leaders in our community. Inspiration is why we partner with 9NEWS to select a Leader of the Year who embodies the values of Colorado’s Civic DNA™: inclusivity, collaboration, leadership, shared vision and responsibility. I’m pleased to announce to you first our 9NEWS Leader of the [...]

30 Things You Didn’t Know About LEX

The first LEX trip was to Seattle in 1990 – and we returned there in 2003. In Seattle we learned about metropolitan cooperation – the spark for the regionalism that metro Denver is known for today. A lot has changed since 1990: the downtown area has seen revitalization, most recently with Denver Union Station. Denver International Airport opened and was [...]

Celebrating One Year with B:CIVIC

Last week we celebrated one year with B:CIVIC. It’s been a fantastic year and we’re thrilled that we can harness not only the power of individuals through the Leadership Foundation but also businesses through B:CIVIC to do more good in the community. Here’s what we’ve been up to: We challenged over 250 leaders – from 148 companies and 28 industries [...]

Leaders Are Never Done Learning

In life we’re never done learning. And, at the Leadership Foundation we’re challenging leaders in our community to sharpen their skills – that’s why we offer programs year-round to help you keep asking, what’s next? From just a few days to digging deep over several months with a group of your peers, our goal is to help you take the [...]

Meet the Networker of the Quarter

What would you do if you had access to 5,000 leaders in your community? Doug Miller, senior director of wisdom for DaVita and a Leadership Foundation board member, has found his community online and offline through The Network, an online community just for Leadership Foundation alumni. Miller is The Networker of the Quarter for showcasing his expertise as a 2019 Colorado’s Civic DNA [...]

Leaders in Our Community Supporting Our Scholarship Fund

At our Leading Colorado luncheon in March, Southwest Airlines did something incredible to support people who want to grow as leaders: they pledged $20,000 to support our Emerging Leaders Scholarship Fund. But, they also challenged alumni to match them so that we can work together to pay it forward and ensure we have more effective, collaborative leaders ready to take [...]

ACCESS Housing Receives $3,000 Contribution

Each year, the  Leadership Foundation connects teams of Impact Denver participants to community organizations who need those engaged leaders to take on a project that will help the organization make a greater impact. For the first time, ID participants selected one project to receive a $3,000 contribution from the Leadership Foundation based off the outcomes of the projects. ACCESS Housing, [...]

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