Helping Baltimoreans better mobilize others to make progress on our greatest challenges and opportunities Fostering relationships across difference to create a dynamic web of social connection and strength Founded in 1983 to promote the “vitality of Baltimore” Over 1,893 Leadership graduates working to create a more thriving, vibrant, and equitable Baltimore Developing more effective civic leaders through intense learning experiences

Years

Scholarship Dollars Raised

Alumni

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Cheree Johnson
Cheree helped Maisha
expand her communication, negotiation, and facilitation skills - all things she uses on a daily basis as a new entrepreneur. Click to read the full Story.
Dave Slaughter
David used his construction savvy to help Maisha navigate the government grant process and built a new wheelchair ramp for her pharmacy. Inspired by the experience, he offers his crews to assist with small construction projects for people in need in the neighborhoods they are working in. Click to read the full story.
Jay Nwachu
Jay expanded a peer consulting model from the Leadership program that enabled his cohort to lend their voices around Maisha challenges, resulting in a planning document she still uses today. This has led to a new position where he works on innovation at the community level. Click to read the full story.
Natasha Dartigue
Natasha connected Maisha to a free consultation with an attorney who helped her plan how to expand the business; a significant step with ongoing impact that would not have been otherwise accessible to her. Click to read the full story.
Maisha McCoy
After suffering a devastating loss of her pharmacy as a result of the 2015 uprising, Maisha was left with many challenges. Through her Leadership experience, she built a dynamic network of connections that helped her restore her business, building structure, and community relations, leaving a lasting impact on everyone involved. Click to read the full story.
Terri Harrington
Recognizing that The Leadership could benefit from having an active community-based business person as part of the class, she recommended Maisha to apply for the upcoming class. Click to read the full story.
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The Leadership Class of 2023

  • Constellation Energy
    Adam Boyd
  • Elev8 Baltimore, Inc.
    Alexandria Warrick Adams
  • inFusion Community Grants Program/Fusion Partnerships Inc.
    Allison Duggan
  • Baltimore Children & Youth Fund
    Alysia Lee
  • Pro Bono Counseling
    Amy Greensfelder
  • Maryland Institute College of Art
    Angela Wheeler
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
    Arin Foreman
  • Johns Hopkins University and Health System
    Audrey Johnson
  • City of Refuge Baltimore
    Billy Humphrey
  • Habitat for Humanity
    Brittney Hayes
  • The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
    Cale Christensen
  • National Center on Institutions & Alternatives (NCIA)
    Carole Argo
  • Maryland Department of Health
    Casey Brent
  • Digital Harbor Foundation
    Charisse Paige
  • Johns Hopkins Univ
    Charles Lu
  • Thread, Inc.
    Charles Smith, IV
  • Transamerica
    Daniel Goodman
  • BGE
    Danielle Gooden
  • M&T Bank
    Detra Miller
  • Independent Consult
    Dodi Samuel
  • Truist
    Eric Rosenberg
  • Parks & People
    Franklin Lance
  • Venable
    Gina Zentz
  • FutureCare
    Jahiri Gunthorpe
  • Franciscan Center
    Jeff Griffin
  • McDonogh School
    Jessica McDonald
  • Baltimore Police Department
    John Herzog III
  • Brown Advisory
    John Mai
  • Seawall Development
    Jon Constable
  • Saul Ewing
    Jon Singer
  • Kramon & Graham, P.A.
    Justin Redd
  • Baltimore Public Markets
    Karim Amin
  • Ziger|Snead Architects
    Katelin Etoh
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    Kathleen Page
  • Maryland Port Administration
    Katrina Jones
  • Creative Nomads
    Kayenecha Daugherty
  • NAMI Metropolitan Baltimore
    Kerry Graves
  • UpSurge Baltimore
    Kory Bailey
  • The Richman Foundation
    Kristen Kinkopf
  • Microsoft
    Lacey Evans
  • United Way of Central MD
    Laura Johnson
  • The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation
    Leisel Harry
  • CHAI: Comprehensive Housing Assistance, Inc.
    Lisa Budlow
  • MAG Partners
    Marc Broady
  • Everyman Theatre
    Marissa LaRose
  • Southway Builders
    Melanie Lundquist
  • Gordon Feinblatt LLC
    Michele Walsh
  • The BIT Center
    Monica Eleonora Lapenta
  • Baltimore Regional Housing Partnership
    Pete Cimbolic
  • JLL
    Peter Jackson
  • Nelson Mullins Rile & Scarborough LLP
    Peter Sheehan
  • Community Law In Action (CLIA)
    Rashad Staton
  • Empowerment Temple AME Church
    Robert Turner
  • T. Rowe Price
    Sal Dhanani
  • Baltimore Corps
    Sarah Flammang
  • The Afro Charities
    Savannah Wood
  • National Aquarium
    Scott Melton
  • Kennedy Krieger Institute
    Shellie Williams
  • Fearless
    Tejumade Famodu
  • Baltimore City Fire Dept
    Tenea Reddick
  • Baltimore City Public Schools
    Theresa Jones
  • Paul's Place Inc./Groundwork Kitchen
    Tim Regan
  • The Annie E. Casey Foundation
    Timmeka Perkins
  • Root Branch Media Group
    Vonnya Pettigrew
Learning to Lead Through Change

Learning to Lead Through Change

2020 class members are managing change through collaboration, shared learning and a little bit of fun! While the formal, experiential components of the core program are on hold, the class remains committed to connecting through activities that facilitate stronger...

read more
Learning to Lead Through Change

Learning to Lead Through Change

2020 class members are managing change through collaboration, shared learning and a little bit of fun! While the formal, experiential components of the core program are on hold, the class remains committed to connecting through activities that facilitate stronger...

read more