Leadership Delaware, Inc. (LDI) recruits and mentors outstanding young Delawareans who have the “stuff of leadership”, the potential, desire, and courage to excel at community, nonprofit, political, professional, and corporate leadership within the First State. Our graduates will have the knowledge, vision, integrity, and networks to significantly impact and transform their communities. Leadership Delaware enables Fellows to rise to the highest levels of leadership throughout the First State.
These young leaders, ideally aged 28 to 38, will be recruited from throughout Delaware, without regard to gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, or political persuasion.
Leadership Delaware, Inc. is designed to be a series of issue-oriented forums and experiences, which are based on the belief that knowledge is a key element and prime motivator of leadership.
Leadership Delaware, Inc. is open to all who work in Delaware and/or have their “roots” in Delaware. Participants are selected based on ability, demonstrated leadership, and a keen interest in their community, with a commitment to “making a difference.” The application process is to ensure an outstanding class consisting of members from diverse backgrounds, experiences and geographical locations. Approximately 20-25 participants are chosen annually.