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Valley Leadership Names 72nd Man & Woman of the Year

Kimber Lanning and Dr. Warren H. Stewart, Sr. will be Valley Leadership’s 72nd Man & Woman of the Year. The pair were selected because of their commitment to Arizona and track record of impact in the community, particularly on the state’s most pressing issues.

September 20, 2021

Valley Leadership Selects 114 Arizonans for Catalyze

Valley Leadership has selected 114 Arizonans to be part of the inaugural class of Catalyze, a completely virtual program designed to set people up to take action in the community. The cohort represents a diverse cross-section of sectors, industries and experience.

September 1, 2021

VL Welcomes Ginger Sykes Torres to Board of Directors

Valley Leadership recently welcomed Ginger Sykes Torres, an environmental consultant with Shikeyah Environmental, to join its Board of Directors. Get to know Ginger, why she loves living in Arizona, what motivates her community work – and her advice for getting more engaged.

August 12, 2021

Jennifer Gastelum Joins VL Team

Jennifer Gastelum has joined the Valley Leadership team as a leadership development manager.

August 9, 2021

Leadership Development Groups Commit to Developing Shared Curriculum on Racial Justice

A collective of leadership development organizations that work across the state have agreed to develop a shared curriculum focused on racial justice and equity.

August 2, 2021

Valley Leadership Names New Board Leadership

Valley Leadership’s board of directors has elected its leadership for the next two years, led by president Paul Komadina.

June 7, 2021

Valley Leadership Reimagines Its Approach to Leadership Training with the Goal of Engaging More Arizonans Than Ever to Lead

Valley Leadership has reimagined its leadership development model to attract and prepare a pipeline of Arizonans who are committed to leading and making a difference on the most pressing issues in our state.

May 11, 2021

U.S. Bank donates $100,000 to Valley Leadership as part of its $15 million Rebuild and Transform Fund

U.S. Bank today announced $100,000 in donations to Valley Leadership as part of its $15 million U.S. Bank Foundation Rebuild and Transform Fund, addressing systemic racial inequities in small business, housing and workforce advancement.

December 3, 2020

Bailey Reynolds Joins Valley Leadership Team

Valley Leadership is growing its team so it can grow its impact....

August 31, 2020

Valley Leadership Selects Nearly 100 Arizonans for Ready Together

Valley Leadership announced members of its first-ever Ready Together program, a completely virtual program designed to mobilize Arizonans to make an impact in the face of coronavirus. Meet the members of the class.

August 3, 2020

A Message from Valley Leadership: Our Commitment to Our Community

The deaths of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Breonna Taylor in Louisville and Dion Johnson here in Phoenix – among many others – have been heartbreaking. It is important to us that you, as our community, know that we are angered by these deaths and that we stand together in solidarity to root out racism from our systems. We believe that Black Lives Matter.

June 10, 2020

Valley Leadership Creates First-Ever Living Lab Experience in Unprecedented Response to the Covid-19 Crisis

As Arizona and the rest of the world grapple with the impact of COVID-19, Valley Leadership is launching a new, completely virtual program to mobilize all interested Arizonans in the face of this crisis. Ready Together will cultivate and prepare leaders to identify and solve the pressing issues further exposed by the pandemic.

May 7, 2020
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