November 16, 2019 The Fellowship Blog

Institute Fellow Testimonial: Leadership Development Week

"Never be the most inferior person in the room.” This is what Bernard Tyson said to me when I asked a question about believing that you deserve a seat at the table but constantly fighting against the doubt that often surfaces. I had the chance to ask him this question a few years ago when I attended The Executive Leadership Council's (ELC) Mid-Level Managers' Symposium (MLMS).

November 16, 2019 The Fellowship Blog

Institute Fellow Testimonial: Strengthening the Pipeline

As black leaders and executives in corporate America, it can be lonely – The Executive Leadership Council (ELC) Strengthening the Pipeline program provided a sense of belonging and a safe medium to share our stories with unprecedented candor, draw collective strength from our shared adversities, tap into our deepest values, replenish our physical and mental energies, and renew our visions and strategies for an uncertain future.

November 13, 2019 The Fellowship Blog

Future Black Leaders Gathered For Inspiration at #MLMS25

In a sea of over 1,000 black mid-level managers anxiously awaiting the start of the 25th Annual Mid-level Managers’ Symposium (MLMS), one participant described the experience like being in “Wakanda,” the fictional African country representing exceptional black achievement.