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American Management Association

American Management Association is a world leader in professional development and performance-based learning solutions. AMA offers a range of unique seminars, workshops, conferences, customized corporate programs, online learning, newsletters, journals, and AMA books. 

Recognizing the leadership needs of nonprofits today, AMA and the Institute have launched a Fellows Program to develop the leaders for tomorrow. Up to 75 nonprofit employees will be able to take advantage of the fellowship, which includes a free seminar, a membership with the Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute, and member benefits of the American Management Association. [Read More] [www.amanet.org]


The great Chinese philanthropist, business entrepreneur, and educator Shao Mind Lo is the founder and chairman of Bright China Holding Ltd., the Peter F. Drucker Academy and the Bright China Foundation in China. The Bright China Foundation has made donations to build and operate schools in the northwest and southwest of China, providing educational opportunities to thousands of poverty-stricken farming families. In 1999, he founded the Bright China Management Institute. He studied under the tutorship of Peter Drucker at Claremont, hoping to make available to China's executives and entrepreneurs the best of the world's management thought.  [http://www.brightchinagroup.com/en/]


The Broad Center strengthens school systems and raises student achievement by recruiting, training and supporting talented leaders to transform urban school systems. The Center operates two leadership development programs: The Broad Superintendents Academy and The Broad Residency in Urban Education.[http://www.broadcenter.org/]


The Cardinal Stritch University Leadership Center was established to nurture and enhance leadership in the educational, political, charitable and corporate sectors through the use of non-traditional, customizable programs as well as workshops, conferences and speaking sessions. Cardinal Stritch is committed to advancing the leadership of people who are currently underrepresented in roles of influence and decision making. 

Their core business is to provide non-degree programs, services, and activities that contribute to leader development in metro Milwaukee and beyond.  Learn more about the Leadership Center and Stritch's other centers of excellence by going to[http://www.stritch.edu/leadershipcenter/]


The Drucker Institute at Claremont Graduate University is a think tank and action tank whose purpose is to stimulate effective management and ethical leadership across all sectors of society. It does this, in large part, by advancing the ideas and ideals of Peter F. Drucker, the father of modern management. 

The Institute acts as a hub for a worldwide network of Drucker Societies, volunteer-driven organizations that are using Drucker's teachings to affect positive change in their local communities. In addition, the Institute maintains a digital archive of Drucker's papers; undertakes research that builds on Drucker's writings; produces curricular material that distills Drucker's decades of leading-edge thinking; applies Drucker's work to current events; and hosts visiting fellows with Drucker-like insights and values.[www.druckerinstitute.com]

the global dialogue center

The Global Dialogue Center is a virtual gathering place for people throughout the world with a focus on leadership, professional and personal development — a place to think, question, explore new ideas, learn and connect with a purpose: To help us all become catalysts for creating a better world than we know today. 

Founder and author Debbe Kennedy partners with the Institute on a quarterly basis as Host of Being a Leader LIVE! global webinars. [http://www.globaldialoguecenter.com/]


The Institute's ongoing partnership John Wiley & Sons produces the Leader to Leader Journal, and more than 25 Institute booksl published in more than 30 languages. The Journal which brings you firsthand articles written by today's most influential leaders and thinkers--the people who are shaping our future--to enable you and your organization to prepare for the opportunities and challenges ahead. [http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/]

Linkage, Inc.

Linkage, Inc. is a global organizational development company that specializes in leadership development. Linkage has established an annual award named after Frances Hesselbein to be presented at The Women in Leadership Summit. [www.linkageinc.com]

Military Child Education Coalition

MCEC promotes partnerships and provides for networking of military installations and their supporting school districts. MCEC established the Frances Hesselbein Student Leadership Program, a new initiative offering a one-week program that will deliver intensive training, interaction with positive role models, and practical applications which benefit participants in their studies and throughout their lifetimes. [www.militarychild.org]

Mutual of america life insurance company

Mutual of America Life Insurance Company provides group and individual variable accumulation annuity contracts and related services for the pension, retirement, and long-range savings needs of various organizations and their employees. 

Since 1996, their Community Partnership Award has recognized successful partnerships between the government, corporate and social sector, and the outstanding contributions those partnerships make to society. The Institute managed the evaluation of the hundreds of applications of organizations who apply. To date, 170 partnerships from cities and towns cross America have been recognized. [http://www.mutualofamerica.com/home.asp]


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The University of Pittsburgh

The University of Pittsburgh launched an initiative called the Hesselbein Global Academy for Student Leadership and Civic Engagement. The academy is housed at the University of Pittsburgh but open to students throughout the world. 

The Hesselbein Global Academy for Student Leadership and Civic Engagement aims to produce a cadre of experienced, ethical leaders equipped to address critical issues throughout the world. Through dynamic global mentorship, training, and service opportunities, student leaders of today will become the business, community, and government leaders of tomorrow. [Read More] [www.hesselbein.pitt.edu]

West Point, The U.S. Military Academy

West Point, The U.S. Military Academy, is a four-year co-educational federal undergraduate liberal arts college located 50 miles north of New York City. The world's preeminent leader development institution, it was founded in 1802 as America's first college of engineering. Its mission remains constant?to educate, train, and inspire the Corps of Cadets so that each graduate is a commissioned leader of character committed to the values of Duty, Honor, Country and prepared for a career of professional excellence and service to the Nation as an officer in the United States Army. 

Institute President and CEO Frances Hesselbein recently served as the Class of 1951 Chair for the Study of Leadership at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. The Chair is in the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership. [www.westpoint.edu]




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