Leadership Gwinnett Now Accepting Applications for Class of 2019

Press release from Leadership Gwinnett program

Duluth, Georgia (February 27, 2018) – Applications are now being accepted for Leadership Gwinnett’s class of 2019. Leadership Gwinnett invites high-potential professionals to apply for its signature 9-month educational program. The highly-esteemed program has graduated over 1,100 rising leaders since 1985 and serves as the catalyst that exposes our area leaders to the vibrant community of Gwinnett County.

Applications are open now through March 26, 2018 until 5:00 PM for the August 2018 – May 2019 term.

About the Leadership Gwinnett Program:
Leadership Gwinnett has been a proven source for our community’s most influential leaders. The exposure to the community issues, perspectives, and connections is essential to success in today’s professional world. Leaders from all fields apply each year and 40 are selected to build a class representative of the community.

Leadership Gwinnett participants commit one day a month of exploring the community and discovering what makes it distinctive; including government, education, economic development, social services and the arts. Participants take exclusive tours and have hands-on experiences, all with local leaders who take on our community’s biggest challenges every day. Armed with new knowledge, connections and perspectives, Leadership Gwinnett graduates are prepared to take their places as effective community leaders.

Words from Jennifer Hendrickson, Director of Institutional Advancement, Gwinnett Technical College, and Leadership Gwinnett Class of 2018 Alum:
“Leadership Gwinnett is training change agents. The program is thought-provoking, challenging, and packs a punch. It’s the best nine months I’ve spent of my life.”

Word from Chuck Ross, Senior Associate, Webb, Tanner, & Powell PC, and Leadership Gwinnett Class of 2018 Alum: 
“Leadership Gwinnett has been one of the most impactful experiences of my life. It has equipped me to be better, not just as a leader, but as a person. The connections and friends I have made will assist me in effecting positive change in our community. I have a renewed fire for service and I can’t wait to give back what I have learned.”

About Leadership Gwinnett:
Created in 1985, Leadership Gwinnett is the county’s leading leadership development and civic engagement organization. Leadership Gwinnett strives to cross economic and social boundaries to inspire individuals to build a stronger community. Dynamic programming and events develop, connect, and engage leaders into action toward social innovation and a brighter future for the Gwinnett community.

Complete program and application details are available at www.leadershipgwinnett.com.
For more information, contact Lisa Zaken at (770) 232-8803 or lzaken@leadershipgwinnett.com.


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