The objective of Leadership Wilmington is to educate, challenge and motivate leaders and future leaders to utilize their leadership skills to work for the betterment of our community. There are five components that will be stressed throughout the program. They are:
The ten-month program consists of eight all-day sessions, an orientation social, a two-day retreat to begin the program, Work On Wilmington, and a graduation ceremony. The all-day sessions occur once a month from September through April. To complete the program successfully, each class member is expected to participate in the orientation/social, retreat, all monthly program sessions, Work On Wilmington and graduation. Participants must make a serious commitment to the program and employers must agree in advance to grant participants time off from their duties to attend all scheduled activities.
Participants will be sought from corporate, business, education, professional, non-profit and governmental sectors. A maximum of 35 participants for the class will be chosen which will reflect the diversity of our community. During the selection process, each candidate’s leadership potential, community involvement and accomplishments will be reviewed. Applications for the program are accepted each spring for the next class.
Now accepting applications for Leadership Wilmington Class of 2020! Click here to download the application.