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Through civic action, education and events, and meaningful programming, we promote powerful connections among a diverse community of visionary influencers

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The 35th Anniversary of LGW

Our 35th Anniversary is a celebration across the entire year starting in January 2021 and culminating with the Celebration of Leadership on October 12.

This year of celebration involves everyone. We will be spotlighting members, reflecting on our history and milestones, and bringing people together for special events throughout the year. 

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Together, our members create meaningful, measurable change that improves lives across Greater Washington.

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    For me, the Leadership Greater Washington experience is utterly transformative, which I believe to be due, in no small part, to the experience of intimate collaboration with other successful professionals, creating an environment of accountability and healthy encouragement to be the best we could be, both in our careers and our personal lives for the advancement of our region.
    — Vennard Wright ('19)
    CIO/VP of Operations, Iron Bow Technologies
    I have yet to be part of anything in my life where it is not true that you get out of it what you put into it. So, when I had the opportunity to be a lifetime member of LGW, I jumped at it. I believe not just in the leadership at LGW but in the people I met in my class and the power of their potential to create needed change in this region.
    — Mark Bergel ('16)
    Co-Founder, The Shared Humanity Project
    Leadership Greater Washington is a tremendous organization that lives up to its mission of connecting diverse leaders and stimulating their collaborative efforts through dynamic education, membership programs and events. This yields a highly inspired membership that strives to strengthen the region.
    — Montez Anderson ('13)
    President, Constella Solutions, LLC
    We are better and stronger when we think and act regionally. For that reason, an organization such as LGW, which routinely fosters relationships and collaborations among the region’s leadership, is vital. LGW has been a catalyst in helping to provide a framework for anyone interested in contributing to the augmentation of the region.
    — Debbi Jarvis ('09)
    SVP Of Corporate Relations, Howard University

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