FOCUS & COVID-19: What You Need to Know

At FOCUS St. Louis, we continue to monitor the news around COVID-19 (novel coronavirus). Our highest priority remains the health and safety of our employees, program participants, volunteers and alumni – as well as the greater community good. Click here for the latest news regarding FOCUS' response, including program, event and staffing updates.

What does FOCUS do?

We educate leaders.

We are the region’s premier leadership organization, preparing diverse leaders to work cooperatively for a thriving St. Louis region.

We connect leaders.

We strive to represent the diversity of our region, connecting participants from across counties, sectors, industries, backgrounds, cultures, perspectives and beliefs.

We facilitate the important conversations.

We engage citizens to deliberate on critical regional community issues in a trusted, nonpartisan space.


Meet Our Alumni

Johnny Wang, Leadership St. Louis
Partner, Stinson LLP
"Leadership St. Louis most definitely has changed my approach. I also gained mentors and coaches who are willing to drop whatever is going on in their lives and give me time when I need it." more




Higher Education in the Age of COVID

12:00-1:00 PM

How are higher education institutions continuing to adapt and innovate?

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FOCUS All-Alumni Dinners

7:00-9:00 PM

Join your fellow FOCUS graduates for an evening of conversation & connection.

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2021 WRWR Selection Day

8:30-10:30 AM

Volunteers are needed for our What's Right with the Region Selection Committee.

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