Announcing the Fall 2018 Class of Emerging Leaders

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FOCUS St. Louis® has selected 31 talented young professionals for the Fall 2018 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 FOCUS Emerging … Read More

FOCUS Selects Fall 2018 Class of Coro Women In Leadership

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We’re pleased to announce the 18 outstanding women selected for the fall 2018 class of Coro™ Women In Leadership (WIL). The Coro WIL program is the St. Louis region’s most comprehensive leadership training program for women who are passionate about the St. Louis region and their role in positive community change. The Coro Women In Leadership program gives women the … Read More

Introducing the 2018-19 Cohort of FOCUS Impact Fellows

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We’re pleased to announce the 15 individuals selected for the 2018-19 cohort of FOCUS Impact Fellows. Launched in 2016 and now entering its third class, the program represents our most advanced offering and gives leaders the opportunity to work together to address a specific issue in the St. Louis region. With generous support from Missouri Foundation for Health, this year’s … Read More

2018-19 FOCUS Officers and New Board Members Announced

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New 2018-19 Board Members

FOCUS St. Louis® is pleased to announce the officers for the 2018-19 fiscal year, as well as five new directors who have been named to the board. Board members are community leaders who demonstrate interest and commitment to FOCUS’ mission to educate leaders, connect leaders and facilitate the important conversations in the St. Louis region. Board Officers for July 1, 2018 – … Read More

2018-19 Class of St. Louis Coro Fellows Selected

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Coro Fellows 2018-19 Class

FOCUS St. Louis is pleased to announce the 2018-19 St. Louis Coro Fellows! These 12 talented, high-potential leaders will be moving to or staying in St. Louis to participate in the Coro™ Fellows Program in Public Affairs, an intensive full-time public affairs program administered by FOCUS. This select group of Fellows in St. Louis is part of a group of … Read More

FOCUS Hosts YLSL Intern, Bank of America Student Leaders

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Bank of America Student Leaders

In June, we welcomed Láel Gray, a rising sophomore at Lutheran North, as our Youth Leadership St. Louis intern. A quick learner and helpful addition to the team, she pitched in to compile and analyze program evaluations and organize materials for the coming year. Láel is a rising sophomore at Lutheran High School North. During the school year, she plays volleyball and basketball … Read More

Announcing the 2018-19 Class of Leadership St. Louis

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FOCUS St. Louis has selected 63 outstanding individuals from the private, public and nonprofit sectors for the 43rd Leadership St. Louis (LSL) class. These participants join a prestigious group of more than 2,000 leaders who have graduated from the LSL program since its inception in 1976. Leadership St. Louis is a highly respected program for established and emerging leaders who … Read More

59 Organizations Host St. Louis Coro Fellows in 2017-18

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Coro Fellows 2017-18 Placements

In just nine months, our 2017-18 class of Coro Fellows completed 68 short-term, high-stakes projects for 59 organizations throughout the St. Louis region during their placement rotations. Placements are a cornerstone of the Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs, exposing participants to the business, government, labor, electoral politics, and nonprofit sectors. Through their work at placements and in seminars, Fellows … Read More