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    Corona Virus/COVID-19 Update

      Dear Leadership Memphis Alumni, Supporters, and Friends, It’s never easy to be a leader. In times like we are facing today, it is perhaps as tough as ever. We all have a role to play in keeping each other safe and adjusting to the ever-changing aspects of life and community. It’s what we do. We must have the courage to be examples for others. We must find ways to work as teams, even as we are asked to practice social distancing. There are opportunities

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    Leadership Memphis Celebrates Leadership Award Honorees

    MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 10, 2020 – Leadership Memphis honored some of the Mid-South’s most impactful leaders at its 2020 Leadership Awards Luncheon March 6 at the Holiday Inn – University of Memphis. Presenting Sponsors Regional One Health and Sedgwick welcomed the more than 650 attendees before Leadership Memphis highlighted its Leader of the Year, Distinguished Alumnus of the Year, Community Champion of the Year, and the 2020 Change Makers. In addition to the awards, keynote speaker Jia Jiang (CEO, Wuju

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    Leadership Memphis Welcomes Spring 2020 FastTrack Class

    MEMPHIS, Tenn., January 31, 2020 – Leadership Memphis welcomed its Spring 2020 FastTrack class Saturday, January 25 at Crosstown Concourse. 31 leaders from a diverse group of organizations came together to build relationships and better understand their connection to the city. Brad Federman (CEO, Performance Point LLC) spoke to them about community leadership and challenged the class to take what they learn and be stronger leaders in their own communities. “After meeting the new class and seeing their excitement on

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    Leadership Memphis Puts Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Center Stage at 12th Annual Multicultural Breakfast

    More than 400 community leaders and executives attended the Leadership Memphis 12th Annual Multicultural Breakfast Friday, November 1 at the Holiday Inn on the University of Memphis campus. FedEx and International Paper partnered with Leadership Memphis to present “Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Behind the Headlines,” an engaging panel discussion about how modern newsrooms are changing their culture to reflect the communities they cover. “To have representatives on the panel from some of the pillars of Memphis media tells you just

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    Leadership Memphis Announces 2019 FastTrack Fall Class

    Class Includes a Diverse Collection of Emerging Leaders Who Are Ready to Take Action towards Building a Greater Memphis MEMPHIS, Tenn., October 17, 2019 – Leadership Memphis, whose mission is to prepare and mobilize leaders to work together for the good of the whole community, is proud to announce the FastTrack Fall Class of 2019. Composed of 25 professionals from a cross-section of

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    Leadership and Innovation Summit to Discuss How New Innovations are Changing Life and Business

    The inaugural, free, community-wide event will feature keynote speaker R. David Edelman, Director of the Project on Technology, the Economy, & National Security (TENS), part of the MIT Internet Policy Research Initiative (IPRI) and a moderated panel from the University of Memphis and FedEx Freight MEMPHIS, Tenn., September 26, 2019 – Leadership Memphis, Leadership Tennessee, and the University of Memphis will host the first-ever Leadership and Innovation Summit,

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    Leadership Memphis Announces 12th Annual Multicultural Breakfast Friday, November 1

    The annual community-wide event features a panel of five distinguished guests to discuss diversity, equity and inclusion in the news media as well as networking opportunities MEMPHIS, Tenn., September 25, 2019 – Leadership Memphis will host the 12th Annual Multicultural Breakfast event Friday, November 1, 2019, at Holiday Inn, University of Memphis, 3700 Central Avenue. Presented by FedEx and International Paper, the Multicultural Breakfast is open to the public. Tickets are $50 per person or $500 per table of 10

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