Building Community Connections in Digital Spaces
As the second week of federal and state directive around Covid-19 unfolded, Leadership Rhode Island continued to fill a critical need central to its mission: supporting and convening the people of the Ocean State in new and innovative ways.
Leading from the Front is Real
As social distancing, self isolation, and shelter-in-place become everyday terms seemingly overnight, Leadership Rhode Island is leading one of the state’s most high-touch organizations through a virtual transition, all while never losing sight of humanity.
Growing Up: CLRI expands to a full year
In 2013, in response to student demand, the program was expanded to four full days. In 2014, class size was increased to 35 students. By the 2018-2019 academic year, the length doubled again to eight full days over two semesters and class size grew to 50.
PrepareRI: Making RI students stronger
In a blossoming partnership with the nonprofit, Skills for Rhode Island’s Future, Leadership Rhode Island will introduce the concept of strengths to 425 students this summer.
Roberta Richman: Making a difference in a tough place
Roberta Richman (LRI '90) served Rhode Island for over three decades through her highly accomplished career at the Department of Corrections, volunteerism and leadership to many non-profits, and continued sponsorship of the arts.
Navigant Credit Union announces sponsorship of CLRI
“We believe the College Leadership program provides our young people with a solid foundation they can build on, enabling them to better participate in the drive to make Rhode Island the best it can be.” said Gary Furtado President and CEO of Navigant Credit Union.
LRI Women's Network
LRIWN: Angela Bannerman Ankoma, LRI ’14
The Leadership Rhode Island Women's Network interviewed Angela Bannerman Ankoma (LRI '14), Executive Vice President, Director of Community Investment at United Way of Rhode Island. Her Top 5 CliftonStrengths are Futuristic, Connectedness, Strategic, Relator and Ideation.
Protected: 2020 Words of Wisdom from the LRI Staff
As we prepare for the new year, the staff here at Leadership Rhode Island took a few moments to think about what we would like leadership to look like in 2020. Using our core values, we all answered the question "What values should leaders strive to embody in 2020?"
Words from Justin Consoli, LRI’s Strengths-Expediting Summer Intern
Why would a political science major with an interest in private business willingly choose to work for a not-for-profit organization with a purposely non-political approach?
This question has been indirectly asked to me by many of my family and friends over the past couple of months.