33 Young Professionals Selected for Fall 2019 Class of Emerging Leaders

Becky RasmussenAlumni, News

FOCUS St. Louis has selected 33 talented young professionals for the Fall 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 FOCUS Emerging … Read More

FOCUS Welcomes Fall 2019 Class of Coro Women In Leadership

Becky RasmussenAlumni, News

FOCUS St. Louis® is pleased to announce the 19 outstanding women selected for the fall 2019 class of Coro™ Women In Leadership. The Coro Women In Leadership program offers women the opportunity to refine their leadership competencies, learn about the St. Louis region, and connect with other women from diverse backgrounds during this three-month program, held each fall and spring. … Read More

Introducing the 2019-20 Cohort of FOCUS Impact Fellows

Becky RasmussenNews

FOCUS St. Louis is pleased to announce the 21 individuals selected for the 2019-20 cohort of FOCUS Impact Fellows. Launched in 2016 and now entering its fourth class, the program represents FOCUS’ most advanced offering and gives leaders the opportunity to work together to address a specific issue in the St. Louis region. This year’s cohort will focus on workforce … Read More

FOCUS Announces New Hires and Promotion

Becky RasmussenNews

We’re pleased to announce the addition of Joani Alsop and Michelle Stevens to our full-time staff. In addition, team member Makita Hill has been promoted to the role of Leadership Program Manager. As Director of Learning, Joani Alsop will manage and direct strategy, program development, implementation, and evaluation for the FOCUS portfolio of leadership programs. She has more than 15 … Read More

Meet the 2019-2020 Class of Leadership St. Louis

Becky RasmussenNews

FOCUS St. Louis has selected 59 outstanding individuals from the private, public and nonprofit sectors for the 44th 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

Thank You to Our Coro Fellows Group and Business Placement Hosts!

Becky RasmussenNews

As our 2018-19 Coro Fellows near the end of their program, the group has wrapped up two more rotations of placements before heading into their individual projects. Project placements are a cornerstone of the Coro Fellows program, exposing each Coro Fellow to the nonprofit, electoral politics, labor, government, and business sectors. Through these placements, Coro Fellows gain broad exposure to … Read More

Thank You to Our Leadership St. Louis Alumni Dinner Hosts!

Becky RasmussenAlumni

Graduates and current participants from our Leadership St. Louis program gathered for another successful round of Alumni Dinners on April 11. An alumni favorite, these small-group dinners provide valuable opportunities for conversation and connection in an informal setting. Our next set of Alumni Dinners is scheduled for Aug. 13, and these dinners are open to alumni from across of all … Read More

Bringing Alumni Together Around the Table

Becky RasmussenAlumni

Graduates and current participants from across our FOCUS programs gathered on Jan. 10 for another successful round of Alumni Dinners. An alumni favorite, these small-group dinners provide valuable opportunities for conversation and connection in an informal setting. Thank you to all who attended, including alumni from our Leadership St. Louis, Emerging Leaders, Coro Women In Leadership, FOCUS Impact Fellows, Coro … Read More

Thank You to Our Coro Fellows 2018 Government Placement Hosts!

Becky RasmussenNews

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