Educating and inspiring women leaders to make a difference for over 30 years.

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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Honoring Jan Grossmann, retiring Executive Director

As you may have seen during our live posting on Face Book, Jan Grossmann was presented with a $3,000 donation in her honor from donations made by 100% of the graduating Greater Missouri Leadership Challenge Class of 2019. The donation is dedicated to the newly created Jan Grossmann GMLC Scholarship Fund established by the Greater

November 30, 2019

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Congratulation to the Class of 2019

Greater Missouri’s 30th Class! Greater Missouri Leadership Foundation is pleased to announce the graduation of the members of the 2019 GMLC Class!  The festivities took place in St. Louis at The Boeing Company, following the three-day Session IV. GMLF Vice-President Tonya Noble provided a year-long retrospective of the class’ activities to include stops at each

November 30, 2019

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Scheduled Events for Potential Participation

We are so grateful to our growing list of dues paying alumnae members. In an effort to add value to your membership, be watching this site for additional perks and opportunities for you to enjoy. For instance, in the events section you can find additional details about activities that are happening in your region. Some

November 30, 2019

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We are grateful for you

  As we come together this time of year to reflect on all that we are thankful for, Jan, Katie, and Lynda join with our Board of Directors to thank you for standing with us and supporting the Foundation’s important work. Because of your ongoing commitment, the Greater Missouri Leadership Challenge gives each participant access

November 30, 2019

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Zoe McKiness, GMLC 2016

GMLF loves to share information about the careers of former graduates!  Ms. Zoe McKiness, GMLC 2016, graciously shared her story with us.  We hope that other GMLC graduates will share with us in the future! After over 13 amazing years in agriculture R&D at Monsanto (now Bayer), I was approached last winter by Netflix to

November 30, 2019

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Congratulations Joni Wickham, ’18

Joni Wickham, GMLC 2018, was recognized by “435 Kansas City”, a business magazine, as one of the top 50 most powerful people in Kansas City!  Joni is a partner in Wickham James Strategies and Solutions https://wickhamjames.com/. Others who received this recognition include:  Patrick Mahomes, KC Chiefs quarterback, Clifton Pemble, CEO of Garmin, and Madeleine McDonough, Chairperson

November 30, 2019

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Congratulations Ann Merrifield, ’18

The October 2019 issue of COMO magazine recognized several Columbia, MO organizations and individuals who tirelessly give back to their community. Ann Merrifield, GMLC 2018, was recognized as the “Most Impactful Board Member”.  Ann has served on the board for the https://columbiaartleague.org/(CAL) for two years, but it was a bit of a bumpy path getting

November 30, 2019

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Congratulations Nikki McGruder, ’18

NIKKI MCGRUDER, GMLC 2018 was recognized by COMO magazine as the a 2019 Impact Leader.  Nicki is the Executive Director of Inclusive Impact Institute located in Columbia, MO. The Inclusive Impact Institute https://www.inclusiveimpact.org/ began in March of 2015 as a region of the Diversity Awareness Partnership out of St. Louis, but in the spring of 2018,

November 30, 2019

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Congratulations Amanda Seward, ’16!

Amanda Seward, GMLC 2016, was recently promoted to Senior Director, Talent Management at Ameren.  Amanda is a strategic leader in the area of talent management with extensive background and experience in leadership and organization effectiveness. Her expertise includes: executive leadership development and succession, culture and engagement, change management, measurement, leadership assessment and core talent processes

November 30, 2019

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