Educating and inspiring women leaders to make a difference for over 31 years.

A Word from Our President

This week we learned of the death of Katherine Johnson, the trailblazing mathematician who reached for the moon.  She died at 101 having been born in 1918. Johnson was a human computer whose exacting calculations launched John Glenn into orbit and, equally important, brought him safely back to Earth. Her work and life remained largely

February 28, 2020

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A Word From Our President

Soon, I will be back at the office full-time after maternity leave and I am feeling strong and ready to go (if just a little sleep deprived).  I truly believe that my time away with our new baby and her sister and brothers gave me the opportunity to reflect and recharge. We’re only a month

February 3, 2020

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Cheers to a New Decade – Hello 2020!

Let’s embrace the new while staying wise of the past This is not just another “New Year.”  It is a new decade. At Greater Missouri Leadership Foundation, we have reviewed the last thirty years as we catalogue our accomplishments, assess our challenges, and prepare for the future with new Board Members, a new Class, and

December 31, 2019

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Support GMLF End of Year Giving Campaign

A Word From Our President Next Tuesday, December 3rd is #GivingTuesday, a day that encourages people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity. As we enter the holiday giving season, we hope you will consider a gift to GMLF. Whether you graduated in 1990 or last month, our mission remains the same: educating and inspiring Missouri

November 30, 2019

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October Provides Abundance of GMLF Treats

Greater Missouri Leadership Foundation members have had a busy fall individually and collectively as you will read throughout this newsletter. My own list includes plenty of action. Keep reading to learn exciting details! Annual Campaign contributions continue to grow 30th Anniversary Alumnae Conference activated enthusiasm and inspired 2019 Board Retreat lays foundation for sustained success

October 31, 2019

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A Word from Our President, Kim Becking…

Greetings Greater Missouri Leadership Friends! Greater Missouri Leadership alumnae have so many great things happening!  We’re pleased to use our newsletter to help showcase all the amazing contributions our alumnae are making within their communities, as well as the honors they are receiving.  This month we have two appointments by Governor Parson in addition to

August 31, 2019

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A Word from Our President, Kim Becking…

Greetings Greater Missouri Leadership Friends! There are a lot of fun and inspirational things going on with Greater Missouri Leadership Foundation as we continue to celebrate our 30th Year Anniversary in 2019!  Check out 30th Anniversary info at A huge THANK YOU to Board Member Roz Cochran ’13, Lead Analyst for Risk Management for NeighborWorks

May 31, 2019

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A Word from our New President, Kim Becking…

Greetings Greater Missouri Leadership Friends! It’s been a busy summer at Greater Missouri Leadership Foundation this summer.  I first want to extend thanks to Betsy Rodriguez for her leadership of our organization and congratulate her on her new position as Sr. VP Human Resources for Children’s Hospital Colorado in Denver.  We wish the best for

August 31, 2018

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A Word from Our President, Betsy Rodriguez

What an inspiring Women of the Year Luncheon Celebration we experienced on Wednesday, May 30 at the Chase Park Plaza in St. Louis!  Greater Missouri Leadership Foundation honored four incredible women leaders at the event, with a crowd of nearly 200 people… KRISTY CHASTAIN, 2018 Outstanding GMLC Alumna.   Kristy is VP, Private Banking Relationship Manager, Commerce

May 31, 2018

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A Word from our President…

HAPPY NEW YEAR Greater Missouri Leadership Friends! As we look ahead to 2018, I encourage alumnae to remain involved with Greater Missouri Leadership Foundation by continuing to nominate exceptional women leaders for the Challenge, by joining regional alumnae events, by attending the GMLC Alumnae Retreat in Springfield this coming October, by volunteering to serve on

December 31, 2017

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