A thriving region led by motivated, informed and connected community stewards committed to addressing our most pressing challenges and capitalizing on opportunities to build a stronger Greater Madison.
To inform, connect and engage individuals with a desire to lead so they are motivated and ready to address the community’s most pressing challenges, capitalize on opportunities, and build an inclusive, thriving Greater Madison .
The LGM experience builds leaders that are:
INFORMED: Participants will explore and more deeply understand the community, its structures and functions, and the many facets of Greater Madison’s most important issues and opportunities.
CONNECTED: Participants will build personal and professional relationships with access to business, community and elected leaders throughout their time in the program and after graduation.
ENGAGED: Participants will obtain the skills and the tools to interact with the region’s challenges and opportunities in a curious, intentional and forward-thinking way.
MOTIVATED: Participants will be encouraged to observe, learn and practice critical leadership skills throughout the program, instilling an urgency to activate their skills to better the community.
READY: Participants will leave the program with a heightened self-awareness and confidence in their capacity to lead and their role in building a thriving Greater Madison.
Curiosity: interest in and openness to learning and exploring multiple facets and perspectives of important community issues
Commitment: dedication to getting involved, stepping up to lead and not being content with the status quo
Collaboration: recognition of the value of coordinated action, engaging others and seeking connection in the pursuit of solutions to challenges
Character: adherence to the highest standards for oneself and others and acting in a manner becoming of a leader