Develop My Leadership

From the high school junior through early career professional, Leadership Akron has a program for you! This can also encompass more seasoned leaders who are newer to leading outside of their organization.

Junior Leadership Akron

Provides community awareness and leadership skills for high school juniors throughout Summit County.

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Connects young talent with established leaders to showcase Akron as a thriving place to live and work. Delivered in partnership with Torchbearers.

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Diversity on Board

Provides leadership development, education and service opportunities to help advance minority representation on nonprofit boards. Presented in collaboration with United Way of Summit County.

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Community Leadership Institutes

Combines individual development with community engagement, emphasizing leadership traits that are valuable in both community and professional settings.

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Affiliated Community Partner


An affiliated community partner of Leadership Akron, Torchbearers connects emerging leaders with one another to develop skills for community engagement.

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Multiple Pathways. one Journey.

Whether you are an emerging leader or early career professional, developing your leadership; looking to expand your leadership and connect even deeper with the community; or if you are looking to reimagine your leadership to maximize your talents even well beyond your career; we have a path for you!

Develop My Leadership         Expand My Leadership         Reimagine My Leadership