Leadership Austin asks that we each participate in addressing the needs of the community. Our programs prepare you to expand your civic responsibility and capacity for engagement through a focus on leadership skills development, inclusive dialogue about issues of the day, and forming collaborative relationships.
Explore Leadership Austin’s programming if:
Each person has the capacity to be a leader—our programs help get you there. Where you are in your civic engagement path dictates which program will provide you with the most value.
You know your community can benefit from your passion and are committed to learning more about yourself and your leadership style.Essential
You have demonstrated your leadership in the community and are ready to expand your impact and develop relationships with other like-minded leaders. You are committed to an intensive and comprehensive exploration of your personal leadership skills.Equip
Your team or organization wishes to develop its leadership skills—or apply those leadership skills to fulfill its civic responsibility—through custom-designed workshops or collaborative partnerships.
Cities have ever-changing priorities that affect their sustainability and quality of life. Connect quickly with the cultural and civic organizations, systems, and decision makers who shape our city’s future. You may be new to Austin or a long-time resident; both will gain an understanding of the inner workings of the city at an unprecedented level.Engage
This monthly series brings participants a balanced discussion about the issues of the day. The discussions are inclusive of diverse points of view and ask that we each take on a role in finding collaborative solutions.Essential
Though you are already connected in the community, you desire a deeper understanding of the issues facing our region and want to share your perspective with other like-minded leaders.
Relationships and networks are not built overnight. They require learning about each other: what we care about, what moves us to action, how our differing perspectives may inform new opportunities for collaboration, and what makes us laugh.
Leadership Austin programs and networking events offer opportunities to remain engaged with and meet other Leadership Austin participants. Leaders do not expect relationships to happen, they remain connected and cultivate their relationships.