Leadership Worcester Opens Application Process for Class of 2020
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
GoLocalWorcester Business Team
|Timothy P. Murray, president, and CEO of the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce|
In its fifth year, the program has graduated over 100 professionals who are moving the community forward in bold and innovative ways.
“We’re excited to see the mobilization of alumni and anticipate great things to come from this growing cohort of empowered, civic-minded leaders,” said Ann T. Lisi, president, and CEO, Greater Worcester Community Foundation.
Applications are due on Friday, May 24. Participants will be notified of their acceptance in early July.
Leadership Worcester supports individuals who are connected, prepared and inspired to take on active roles in moving the Worcester community forward.
Through a nine-month experiential learning program, participants explore critical public policy issues, enhance skills through unique learning opportunities, engage with local leaders and forge lasting connections.
“The business community is committed to the region and their participation in, and support of, the Leadership Worcester program helps to pave the way for our future leaders in our communities. Civic engagement is part of the culture of Worcester and our companies have always been involved. This program prepares up-and-coming leaders and helps to fast track them benefitting their employers as well as the community at large,” said Timothy P. Murray, president, and CEO of the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce.
Each monthly session takes participants behind the scenes of our region’s anchor institutions and hidden gems, allowing them to see Worcester like never before.