The Executive Leadership Council (ELC) is the preeminent membership organization for the development of global black leaders.
The ELC is committed to advancing the role and contributions of black executives and preparing the next generation of corporate leaders through a series of programs, events and philanthropic endeavors.
The Institute for Leadership Development & Research develops the pipeline for global black leaders. Our research provides insights into the progress and issues of diverse leadership in global enterprises.
"The ELC is an invaluable networking resource and support mechanism for today’s globally diverse leaders. By offering programs to support all levels of leadership development and engagement, the ELC is strengthening individual leaders, companies and communities."
Angela Guy, Senior Vice President, Diversity and Inclusion, L'Oreal USA; ELC member
"The ELC is of tremendous value to present and future black leaders who are making significant contributions to American and international business. We must continue to galvanize our power as ELC members to create a more level playing field for black leaders. Equally important is to increase the number of black CEOs and in the C-Suite and on boards of Fortune 500 companies."
Bernard J. Tyson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Kaiser Permanente; ELC member
"Today's leaders face opportunities and challenges that we could never have imagined just a decade ago. We value the ELC’s work to develop black leaders with the global perspective, adaptability and agility to solve problems and realize opportunities for business, themselves as leaders and society more broadly."
Robert "Bob" Moritz, Global Chairman, PwC
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