"I envision DC, MD, and VA working together, it will drive creativity, productivity, and prosperity if we can achieve that unity." -Victor Hoskins ('16)
On Friday, January 12, thirty-two high school students from across the region gathered at Pepco Edison Gallery to begin their journey as the Youth Leadership Greater Washington Class of 2018.
Last week, LGW’s Signature Program Class of 2018 met for the third programming session of FY18. Veering from topics rooted in policy and hard data, the content focused on providing class participants with an understanding of how arts & entertainment impact the region.
On December 6, Leadership Greater Washington closed out 2017 with another offering of Member Salons. LGW Members enjoyed a wide range of topics, hosted by talented and diverse LGW leaders throughout the region.
“What drives me is trying to make life better for more people” -Dr. Martine Rothblatt
Over the years, LGW has provided leadership opportunities not only for some of the region’s top leaders but also for high school students who are emerging leaders. This month, we are highlighting the dynamic mother-daughter duo of Marcia Brown and her daughter Lauren Brown, recent graduates of the LGW Signature Program and Youth Leadership Greater Washington.
This fall, LGW partnered with Aspire After School Learning for our November Community Service Day, sponsored by IBM. Under the leadership of Executive Director Courtney Reeve ('13) Aspire! Afterschool Learning's after-school program supports upper-elementary students' general academic achievement and social-emotional development, placing a heavy emphasis on helping students to develop both their reading skills and a love of reading.
In November, LGW’s Signature Program Class of 2018 assembled for Education Day.
Dana Brewington Stebbins, MSW, Esq., (’88) is an attorney with an advanced degree in human behavior and more than 25 years of experience in the fields of law and social policy.