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The Leadership Louisville Center is the resource for engaging talent development training, experiential learning, and access to transformative perspectives. For over 45 years, the Center has helped individuals and organizations make an impact with confidence, connection, and courage – helping them go beyond being successful to being truly significant.

Who We Are

The Leadership Louisville Center is a nationally recognized civic engagement and leadership development nonprofit. Headquartered with convening space in the heart of downtown Louisville, Kentucky, the Center has a long history of providing an unmatched array of leadership programming. Since 1979, thousands of individuals and organizations have built the skills and network needed to create better leaders, better results, and a better world.

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What We Do

Every year, the Leadership Louisville Center provides opportunities to build understanding and effectiveness, create and connect with diverse networks, and drive positive change for our community.

Individuals from all career backgrounds can benefit from the dynamic learning experiences Leadership Cohort Programs provide. Participants benefit from deepening their community engagement and developing meaningful relationships with like-minded professionals.

Attract, retain, and engage your organization’s talent with high-impact, interactive communication and collaboration curriculum.

Stay engaged, inspired, and connected to some of the region's most influential leaders with dynamic community events.

Better Leaders, Better World

We believe with the right training, network, and influence everyone can be a great leader. No matter where you are in your leadership journey, let us help you propel yourself, our region, and the world forward.

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News & Events

LeadingBetter – Upcoming Live In-person & Virtual Courses

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Spring 2024 Ignite Louisville Results

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Register for June 14th 100 Wise Women event – See all 2024 keynote speakers for 2024

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As a nonprofit organization, our success depends largely on the generous financial support of our partners, who sponsor our activities and donate to our mission-driven funds. Their investment has enabled thousands to grow as individuals, build stronger organizations, and positively impact our community and world.

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HJI Supply Chain Solutions
LG&E and KU Foundation
Norton Healthcare

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Get in touch with a member of our team to find out which program or course best fits your needs.

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