LEAD Atlanta is an intensive eight-month leadership development and community education program targeted at promising young professionals between the ages of 25 and 32 in Metro Atlanta. Through personal and professional development and broad exposure to the community, LEAD Atlanta aims to equip young leaders early in their careers with the skills and knowledge needed to be an effective leader committed to the common good. Established in 2004 as an initiative of Leadership Atlanta, the program is distinguished by its unique integration of personal, professional, and community education.
LEAD Atlanta boasts a diverse roster of accomplished alumni. These young leaders, and all who follow their example, represent the next generation of metro Atlanta's leaders.
The LEAD Atlanta Class of 2014 will be announced in June 2014. The LEAD Atlanta Class of 2014 program days are available here.
In addition class members will be asked to participate in a service learning project team, immersion activities, and a mentorship program, as noted above. LEAD Atlanta class members are allowed one absence from non-mandatory programs.
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