Expand My Leadership

No two leadership journeys are the same. We invite you to explore our variety of programs designed to hone your leadership skills and connect you even deeper with our community.


Unites the area’s top leaders yearly for an unparalleled and transformative journey of learning, collaboration and inspiration.

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A one-day “crash course” on Akron designed to introduce new leaders or to reacquaint existing leaders to the Akron area and increase their awareness of community involvement.

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

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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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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!

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