Helping Baltimoreans better mobilize others to make progress on our greatest challenges and opportunities Fostering relationships across difference to create a dynamic web of social connection and strength Founded in 1983 to promote the “vitality of Baltimore” Over 1,832 Leadership graduates working to create a more thriving, vibrant, and equitable Baltimore Developing more effective civic leaders through intense learning experiences

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Alumni

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Cheree Johnson
Cheree helped Maisha
expand her communication, negotiation, and facilitation skills - all things she uses on a daily basis as a new entrepreneur. Click to read the full Story.
Dave Slaughter
David used his construction savvy to help Maisha navigate the government grant process and built a new wheelchair ramp for her pharmacy. Inspired by the experience, he offers his crews to assist with small construction projects for people in need in the neighborhoods they are working in. Click to read the full story.
Jay Nwachu
Jay expanded a peer consulting model from the Leadership program that enabled his cohort to lend their voices around Maisha challenges, resulting in a planning document she still uses today. This has led to a new position where he works on innovation at the community level. Click to read the full story.
Natasha Dartigue
Natasha connected Maisha to a free consultation with an attorney who helped her plan how to expand the business; a significant step with ongoing impact that would not have been otherwise accessible to her. Click to read the full story.
Maisha McCoy
After suffering a devastating loss of her pharmacy as a result of the 2015 uprising, Maisha was left with many challenges. Through her Leadership experience, she built a dynamic network of connections that helped her restore her business, building structure, and community relations, leaving a lasting impact on everyone involved. Click to read the full story.
Terri Harrington
Recognizing that The Leadership could benefit from having an active community-based business person as part of the class, she recommended Maisha to apply for the upcoming class. Click to read the full story.
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The Leadership Class of 2022

  • Baltimore Regional Housing Partnership
    Adria Crutchfield
  • The Annie E. Casey Foundation
    Adrian McLemore
  • Baltimore Gas and Electric
    Ajit Apte
  • Nelson Mullins
    Alicia Ritchie
  • The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
    Andrew Scherer
  • Enterprise Community Development
    Ben Hyman
  • DLA Piper LLP (US)
    Ben Schuman
  • Chez Elise Consulting
    Beth Tohn
  • Na'aleh: The Hub for Leadership Learning
    Bill Robinson
  • Kennedy Krieger Institute
    Brad Schlaggar
  • BCT Design Group
    Brennan Murray
  • Brown Advisory
    Brigid Peterson
  • Y of Central Maryland
    Chip Warner
  • Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger's Office
    Cori Duggins
  • Arena Players
    David Mitchell
  • Humanim
    Diana Ellis
  • Baltimore Hebrew Congregation
    Elissa Sachs-Kohen
  • PNC Institutional Asset Management
    George von Zedlitz
  • Enoch Pratt Free Library
    Heidi Daniel
  • Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP
    Jacqueline Brooks
  • Kramon & Graham, P. A.
    Jean Lewis
  • Office of Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman
    Jeff Amoros
  • Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
    Jerry Bryant
  • Quinn Evans
    Joe Cellucci
  • Sagamore Pendry
    Juan Webster
  • University of Maryland, School of Social Work
    Judy Postmus
  • University of Maryland Baltimore County
    Karl Steiner
  • ATAPCO
    Katherine Curran
  • American Veterans
    Katie Kilby
  • Digital Harbor Foundation
    Kenny Clash
  • Ritter Group LLC
    Kera Ritter
  • SEED School of MD
    Kirk Sykes
  • Venable LLP
    Laura Bouyea
  • Maryland Family Network
    Laura Weeldreyer
  • Baltimore Community Foundation
    Laurie Kinkel
  • Constellation
    Lindsay Lowe
  • Baltimore Metropolitan Council
    Liz Koontz
  • Baltimore City Public Schools
    Lynette Washington
  • Johns Hopkins University
    Madeleine Stokes
  • M&T Bank
    Marguerite Mugge
  • Center for Urban Families
    Marilyn Aklin
  • Franklin Templeton
    Melissa Court
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
    Meredith Borden
  • Jemicy School
    Michael Robinson II
  • Baltimore Police Department
    Monique Brown
  • Fearless
    Nichole Weems
  • Protenus
    Nick Culbertson
  • Morgan State University
    OluwaTosin Adegbola
  • Baltimore Public Markets Corporation
    Paul Ruppert
  • Bridges Baltimore
    Rachel Duden
  • T. Rowe Price
    Raymone Jackson
  • United Way of Central Maryland
    Robert Clark
  • GreenLight Fund
    Ryan Turner
  • L2 Defense, Inc.
    Samuel Lennon
  • Johns Hopkins Medicine
    Sanford Wu
  • Johns Hopkins Medicine
    Sarah Conway
  • Baltimore City State's Attorney's Office
    Saschane Stephenson
  • SCB Mgmt Solutions
    Stephanie Bagley
  • Truist Bank
    Tim Brackney
  • Southwest Partnership
    Tony Scott
  • Baltimore Community Lending
    Watchen Bruce
Learning to Lead Through Change

Learning to Lead Through Change

2020 class members are managing change through collaboration, shared learning and a little bit of fun! While the formal, experiential components of the core program are on hold, the class remains committed to connecting through activities that facilitate stronger...

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Learning to Lead Through Change

Learning to Lead Through Change

2020 class members are managing change through collaboration, shared learning and a little bit of fun! While the formal, experiential components of the core program are on hold, the class remains committed to connecting through activities that facilitate stronger...

read more