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

Laurie McCormack, GMLC 2010

Philanthropy by corporations experienced solid growth in 2018, totaling more than $20 billion, according to Giving USA 2019: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2018, a publication of Giving USA Foundation. But is that true in Kansas City?  To find out, the Kansas City Business Journal recently gathered leaders of local companies, nonprofits and

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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GMLC Annual Campaign Grows Stronger

Greater Missouri Leadership Foundation’s first Annual Campaign, set up to help Greater Missouri fulfill our mission of educating and inspiring women leaders to make a difference through our Challenge program, is still growing stronger…but it’s not too late for your help!  The campaign launched a few months ago and will continue throughout November.  We’re pleased

October 31, 2019

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30th Anniversary Alumnae Conference Inspires, Informs, and Provides Fun!

Attendees to the 2019 Greater Missouri Leadership Challenge Alumnae Conference were encouraged to “Activate Your Voice and Take it to the Next Level”.  The day-long symposium featured speakers from across Missouri who each spoke about their opportunities and challenges from their unique roles.  Held at the Kansas City offices of Lathrop Gage LLP, the event

October 31, 2019

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2019 Board Retreat held at Lake of the Ozarks

The annual GMLF Board of Directors retreat provided an opportunity to review the Greater Missouri Leadership Foundation’s Strategic Plan and update objectives and tactical plans. Incoming board members were invited to join serving members for the two days of discussion, planning, laughter, and progress review.  The strategic plan’s priorities include Strengthen Branding & Communication; Promote

October 31, 2019

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Congratulations Amy Winterscheidt ’18!

Amy Winterscheidt, GMLC 2018, was recently promoted to Community Involvement Director/President of Hallmark Corporate Foundation.  In her new role, she is responsible for developing and implementing the vision and strategy for all corporate philanthropy programs for Hallmark and the Hallmark Corporate Foundation. Congratulations Amy!!

October 31, 2019

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Standing on the Shoulders of our First Class

We were thrilled to receive the attached photo from Alumna Deb Snellen, SPHR from the Class of 1990.  Deb serves as the Executive Director of Organizational and Professional Development for the University of Missouri Office of Advancement.  Thank you Deb for taking us back to our roots over our 30 years of providing educational and

October 31, 2019

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Congratulations Quintanella Johnson ’07

Quintanella Johnson, Alumna 2007, is thrilled to share that her son, Quinton Lucas, was elected mayor of Kansas City, MO in August 2019.   Those who attended the Greater Missouri Leadership Foundation Alumnae Retreat in October were greeted by the Mayor.  Mr. Lucas has an amazing story to share and his mother is very proud of

October 31, 2019

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Congratulations Peggy Ladd, ’08!

Peggy Ladd, Alumna 2008, has accepted a new challenge! After 5 years of working to rebuild her family farm, following the death of her father in 1993 and mother in 2008, Peggy announced that ” the bison have arrived”. The first trailers delivered a cow, calf and bull on October 5th.   They will receive 18

October 31, 2019

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Congratulations Susan Miller ’01 and Rose Brooks!

A pioneering partnership between the Kansas City Missouri Police Department and domestic violence service providers has gotten thousands of families to safety over the past decade.  The KCPD, Rose Brooks Center and Synergy Services celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Lethality Assessment Protocol, or LAP, on Oct. 21. To date, more than 20,000 victims of domestic

October 31, 2019

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