Registration for the Rising Leaders Class of 2019 is now open

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Tuition for the Rising Leaders Program is $3,000.

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LGW's 2019 Rising Leaders program will meet once a month from March - July from 12:00PM – 6:00 PM

March 7, 2019 | April 4, 2019 | May 9, 2019 | June 6, 2019 | July 11, 2019

Note: May session is 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Read more about LGW's Rising Leaders Program.

“Thank you for teaching us that being a leader means looking into to yourself to see how you can better assist others.” Patricia Proctor, Rising Leaders Class of 2014, Goodwill of Greater Washington 

"The [Rising Leaders] program has truly shown me the power I have within my organization, regardless of my title. I feel more confident in how I approach real-world management problems and know that I am not alone on this journey. I am forever grateful for this experience and the lifelong colleagues that share the same vision for excellence.” -Dana Gill, Rising Leaders Class of 2016, Children’s National Health System



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LGW’s Rising Leaders Program provides individuals early in their careers with the tools necessary to succeed as leaders. By using engaging activities and discussion, the program targets essential areas for professional leadership and growth. Participants are equipped with the tools for success in any professional environment and are given a network of regional leaders to connect with during the program and beyond.

Rising Leaders program sessions will be held one day a month March through July followed by a networking opportunity allowing participants to further connect and collaborate. Each program is led by a trained member of the Careerstone Group, LLC, a full-service organizational and leadership development firm. With robust experience in delivering award-winning early career professional development programs to a large and diverse client roster, Careerstone Group uses sound instructional design methodology and adult learning principles to deliver practical and immediately applicable information.

During the program, participants will focus on:

  • Leadership and Self-Awareness
  • Networking and Relationship Building
  • Presentation Skills
  • Managing Up

“It took 5 hours and didn’t lose me for a minute!” Xiao Wei (2014), Staff Accountant, Raffa

Click here to see a list of organizations who have previously participated in the Rising Leaders program.