Bob Fox Named FOCUS St. Louis 2019 Leadership Award Honoree

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FOCUS St. Louis® is pleased to announce Bob Fox, entrepreneur, philanthropist and chair/co-founder of the Clark-Fox Family Foundation, as the recipient of the 2019 FOCUS Leadership Award. This prestigious award, chosen by the FOCUS Board of Directors, is presented annually to individuals who demonstrate innovative leadership, generate a meaningful impact in the community, and encourage strong community leadership in others. The … Read More

Meet the New Class of FOCUS Emerging Leaders

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FOCUS St. Louis has selected 28 talented young professionals for the Spring 2019 cohort of Emerging Leaders. This competitive program provides participants (ages 22-35) with an increased sense of engagement in the region, as well as the tools to take an active role as the next generation of St. Louis regional leaders. Since its launch in 2012, the Emerging Leaders … Read More

Announcing the Spring 2019 Cohort of Coro Women In Leadership – STEM

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FOCUS St. Louis® is pleased to announce the 13 outstanding women selected for the spring 2019 class of Coro Women In Leadership – STEM. This three-month program offers women in science, technology, engineering or math-related careers the chance to refine their leadership competencies, gain a deeper understanding of the region and connect with peers and mentors from diverse backgrounds. Seminars … Read More

Thank You to Our Coro Fellows 2018 Government Placement Hosts!

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As they approach the midpoint of their 10-month program, our 2018-19 cohort of Coro Fellows in Public Affairs recently completed another rotation of placements. Thank you to all the agencies and organizations who served as hosts for their Government Placements! City of Brentwood City of Clayton City of St. Louis Comptroller’s Office City of St. Louis Treasurer’s Office Federal Reserve … Read More

Nominations Now Open for the 2019 What’s Right with the Region Awards!

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FOCUS St. Louis is now accepting nominations from the community for the 22nd Annual What’s Right with the Region awards. Each year, we applaud the efforts of 20 individuals, organizations and/or initiatives that are making a positive difference in the St. Louis region. This year, awards will be presented in five categories: Demonstrating Innovative Solutions Fostering Creativity for Social Change … Read More

Stefania Hoffman Named as FOCUS’ New Recruiting Manager

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We’re pleased to announce that FOCUS team member Stefania Hoffman has been named to the new position of Recruiting Manager. In this newly created role, Stefania will oversee recruiting, outreach and selection efforts for all of FOCUS St. Louis’ civic leadership programs, including Leadership St. Louis, Emerging Leaders, Coro Women In Leadership, FOCUS Impact Fellows and Experience St. Louis. Stefania … Read More

Thank You to Our Coro Fellows Nonprofit Placement Hosts

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Our 2018-19 cohort of Coro Fellows in Public Affairs just wrapped up their first round of placements. A big thank you to all of the nonprofit organizations who served as hosts and provided valuable learning opportunities! BioSTL Casa de Salud The Clark-Fox Family Foundation Forest Park Forever GlobalHack Guardian Angel Settlement Association Midwest Cyber Center Missouri Charter Public School Association … Read More

Youth Leadership St. Louis Kicks Off Its 30th Year

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Youth Leadership St. Louis Class of 2018-19

On Sept. 7-8, 2018, we welcomed our newest (and 30th) class of Youth Leadership St. Louis! Kicking off the program with an overnight Opening Retreat at YMCA Trout Lodge/Camp Lakewood, participants will spend the next nine months exploring issues in the region and strengthening their individual and collective leadership skills. Now in its 30th year, Youth Leadership St. Louis (YLSL) … Read More