Leadership Fairfax Accepting Class of 2016 Applicants

Leadership Fairfax 2014 Commencement at Reston Town Center/Credit: Chip McCrea Photography Do you want to enhance your business qualifications, develop leadership skills and make valuable connections?

Applications for Leadership Fairfax’s Signature Program and the Emerging Leaders Institute are being accepted now for the Class of 2016 (class sessions will being in September 2015).

Leadership Fairfax (LFI) is headed by Reston businesswoman Karen Cleveland, who serves as its President and CEO. It is a nonprofit corporation that finds, trains and grows leaders in Northern Virginia. Graduates represent a diverse alumni in the arts, business, education, government, health, religious and social service sectors.

The Leadership Fairfax Signature Program brings together senior leaders from all over Fairfax County in an experiential, cohort style community leadership development program. Participants work in teams to study problems and develop solutions. Program days are once a month from September through June. This program is tuition based.

The Emerging Leaders Institute is a 10-month program that brings together young professionals from the business, nonprofit and government sectors. Participants polish their leadership skills, receive individual mentoring and coaching and participate in community service projects.

There are info sessions this week for those interested in applying:

  • Monday, Aug. 3, 5:30-7:00 p.m. at the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce, 1886 Metro Center Drive, #230, Reston
  • Tuesday, Aug. 4, 8:00-9:30 a.m. at the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority, 8300 Boone Blvd., #450, Tysons Corner.

Interested in attending? RSVP to [email protected] or call 703.752.7555.

Photo: Leadership Fairfax 2014 Commencement at Reston Town Center/Credit: Chip McCrea Photography 

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