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Reflections: A Conversation with Diane Hayes

Reflections: A Conversation with Diane Hayes

Kim James, Executive Director of the Young Leaders Council, sat down for lunch with Diane Hayes, the beloved former Young Leaders Council Executive Director for more than 25 years. Their conversation covered numerous topics, including Diane’s legacy at YLC, challenges faced as a nonprofit leader, opportunities to advance YLC’s mission for the future, the many perks of retirement life, and what’s next on Diane’s to do list.

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Young Leader Spotlight: Erica Rivero

Erica Rivero, Director of Inventory and Systems Management at Thistle Farms, is a member of the Young Leaders Council Nashville Class 76. In a recent discussion, Erica shares how participating in the YLC program, where she...

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Young Leaders Council Announces Spring 2021 Participants

Young Leaders Council Announces Spring 2021 Participants

More than 90 diverse, young professionals participate in YLC’s Spring Nashville, Junior League, and Belmont Massey Cohorts Young Leaders Council (YLC) is proud to announce the Spring 2021 participants in the Nashville Class 76, Junior League of Nashville, and Belmont...

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Welcome new Executive Director, Kim James!

Welcome new Executive Director, Kim James!

We are excited to share that we have selected Kim James as our new Executive Director. She brings more than 15 years of experience to the role and has held leadership roles across the nonprofit, corporate, and higher education sectors. Kim formerly served as the Grant...

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cityCURRENT Get On Board

cityCURRENT Get On Board

Join cityCURRENT for a webinar event, Get On Board, co-hosted with the Center for Nonprofit Management. If you are interested in future nonprofit board service or growing in your skills as a current board member, you will want to tune in. This event will feature a panel of former Salute to Excellence Board Member of the Year Award Winners. They will share about their experience in board service and insight about best practices regarding board leadership and service.

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Now Accepting Applications

Now Accepting Applications

Interested in Applying for YLC this fall? Now is your chance! Contact admin@youngleaderscouncil.org for application process questions or issues. Applications are open for YLC Fall Classes - Nashville 75 and Williamson Class -...

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Young Professional Board Opportunity – Play Like A Girl

Young Professional Board Opportunity – Play Like A Girl

Play Like A Girl | Young Professional Board Have you heard of the local nonprofit, Play Like A Girl? YLC has been connected with this incredible nonprofit by training many board members who are now involved and we continue to send our students their way for board...

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