The mission of Leadership Wilkes-Barre is to develop informed and committed leaders from all segments of the community who will serve, strengthen and improve Northeastern Pennsylvania. Hundreds of people connect with LWB every year through our six Leadership programs, community impact project initiatives and active alumni network. There are multiple entry points into the organization offering varying degrees of opportunity to explore your potential, widen your sphere of influence, engage in authentic relationships with other leaders, and ultimately impact the quality of life in our region.
Designed for adult professionals to develop leadership skills, become more involved within our community, and build connections through networking events.
Impact: Leadership in Education
Brings together the region’s education professionals for a series of interactive sessions designed to empower teachers to be progressive agents of positive change within schools.
Junior Leadership Program
Community based leadership program for high school juniors who learn leadership development, community awareness and meet with area leaders in business, government and Education.
A community orientation program for professionals who have recently moved to the area or those who want to be reacquainted with the community.
Students from six local universities collaborate to develop leadership skills, discuss regional issues and create connections for future professional opportunities.
Professional Development Series
Custom designed, in-house leadership training coordinated by the LWB team and available for outsourcing to local businesses and organizations.
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