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Junior League Leaders from Four Countries to Gather in St. Louis for 92nd Annual Conference
Dealing with radical change is this year’s theme, challenging members to do even more as volunteer civic leaders in their communities
By: The Association of Junior Leagues International
The AJLI Annual Conference has always been as much a training event for League leaders as it is a business and celebratory event. But the 2014 Annual Conference goes further, said AJLI President Toni Freeman, a member of the Junior League of Charlotte. “This is all about moving us beyond reimagining leadership, beyond empowering ourselves as leaders, to Game ON…time to lead headlong into action locally, regionally, nationally and internationally…
In keeping with that theme, the event’s keynote speaker will be Rebecca D. Costa (http://www.rebeccacosta.com/
Speaking of AJLI’s strategic roadmap for dealing with change in The League’s second century as a dynamic, volunteer-driven nonprofit, Ms. Freeman added, “It is only fitting that an organization in the midst of as radical transformation as we are today should have an opportunity to hear from a woman who has built a career out of change—and whose comfort zone sits at the intersection of vitality and obsolescence. As Rebecca puts it, ‘Adapt or perish.’”
About The Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc.
Founded in 1901 by New Yorker and social activism pioneer, Mary Harriman, the Junior Leagues are charitable nonprofit organizations of women, developed as civic leaders, creating demonstrable community impact.
Today, The Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc. (http://www.ajli.org/
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