Leadership, Virtually: Insights from the 2020 Virtual Transition
Keeping the people at the front, "Leadership, Virtually” chronicled how leaders responded during the early crisis points of the COIVD-19 pandemic and how LRI convened people together virtually to make connections and provide critical support during an unprecedented time.
Ashia Graziano, a Graduate of the 2019 Omicron II Class, Joins LRI’s Board of Governors
The Leadership Rhode Island’s Board of Governors, is proud to announce the election of Ashia Graziano, a graduate of the 2019 Omicron II class, to our board.
Sharon Conard-Wells, Graduate of the 1991 Lambda Class, Joins LRI’s Board of Governors
The Leadership Rhode Island’s Board of Governors, is proud to announce the election of Sharon Conard-Wells, graduate of the 1991 Lambda class, to our board.
Make RI Stronger News
Make RI Stronger Announces New Coaching Cadre
Make Rhode Island Stronger expands Strengths training services with a new LRI-certified coaching cadre who are specialized to lead trainings for companies in both virtual and in-person environments.
LRI Announces New RFP for Strategic Planning Services
Leadership Rhode Island seeks proposals from dynamic and experienced consultants or consulting firms to develop, facilitate and guide a process resulting in a Strategic Plan that creates a compelling vision for the future as LRI celebrates its 40th anniversary.
Christine Sheehan, Gallup’s Chief of Staff, Joins LRI’s Board of Governors
The Leadership Rhode Island’s Board of Governors, is proud to announce the election of Christine Sheehan, Gallup’s Chief of Staff, to our board.
Words of Wisdom From Our Departing Board Members
Departing board members Paul Oliveira (LRI ’07) , Alec Beckett (LRI ’11), Angie Ankoma (LRI ’14), and Bob Ferreira (LRI ’11) were asked “What do you look forward to for the LRI of the future or what advice do you have for the board/organization moving forward?”
Leaders We Looked To in 2020
Preparing to transition into 2021, we asked the LRI staff to take one last look at 2020. Each staff member highlighted the Rhode Islander(s) for whom they personally felt embodied the four principles of Gallup’s strengths-based leadership: Trust, Compassion, Stability, and Hope.
LRI Women's Network
LRIWN: Luann Edwards ‘19
The Leadership Rhode Island Women's Network interviewed Luann Edwards (LRI '19), Strategic Marketing Consultant and Founder, Socially Professional. Her Top 5 Clifton Strengths are Strategic, Learner, Context, Connectedness, and Input – 4 of the 5 are in the strategic thinking domain.
Class Speaker Speeches