For Immediate Release: Leadership Winston Salem Class of 2019 Graduates Are Honored
On June 6, the 2019 Class of Leadership Winston Salem celebrated the completion of their program with a graduation ceremony at the Millennium Center.
United Way of Forsyth County’s Senior Director of Engagement , Amanda Rosemann, is a graduate of this year’s class.
Leadership Winston-Salem’s Flagship Program is designed to ignite community leaders with a mission of educating, connecting and energizing leaders to serve and improve the community. Likened to a “community MBA,” participants benefit through active engagement, attending one Program Day each month and working in Action Learning teams to address an actual dilemma faced by a local agency.
The program challenges participants to increase their personal and collective capacity to transform the community through civic engagement, servant leadership and building social capital. Components include:
- Informative sessions with community leaders
- Experiential group activities
- Relationship building/networking opportunities
- Opportunities for honoring all aspects of diversity
- Action Learning Projects addressing community needs
- Emphasis on servant leadership
United Way President and CEO Cindy Gordineer notes, ” As a graduate of LWS’s Insight Program, I know first hand how invaluable LWS is to our community’s growth. The ability to connect leaders with other community leaders and foster collaboration for community improvement, is essential to Winston Salem’s continued growth and development.”
Prior graduates include, United Way of Forsyth County associates, Noelle Stevenson,Campaign Operations Coordinator, Class of 2018 and Charmaine Angino, Senior Director, Community Planning & Investment, Class of 2017.
United Way of Forsyth County brings the community and its resources together to solve problems that no one organization can address alone.