Leadership Southern Indiana is an organization that exists to train local professionals on how to better impact their community. Our goal is to create cross-sector, multi-generational leaders who become mobilized to transform the region as a whole.

Benefits of Leadership Southern Indiana:

  • Individual Growth: Our programs build your knowledge and skill sets, taking an internal focus to foster an external impact.
  • Key Relationship Development: With over 1,300 alumni, you will build lifelong friendships, critical professional contacts, and cross-sector partnerships to increase community collaboration.
  • Community Transformation: Programs and events will open your eyes to the opportunities to get involved–from volunteerism to philanthropic efforts and board membership, you will become more aware of the part you can play in total community improvement.

Upcoming Events

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August 25 @ 8:00 am - August 26 @ 3:00 pm
Sep 06


September 6 @ 7:30 am - 2:30 pm
Sep 14

DISCOVER History & Heritage

September 14 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sep 21

ENGAGE Personal Brand

September 21 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm


FOCUS to Offer Two Program Day Options!

 On Thursday, September 22nd, Leadership Southern Indiana will host its first FOCUS day of the fiscal year from 8am-5pm. FOCUS is a one-day immersion program of Southern Indiana that is specifically designed to provide a preview of the nine-month Leadership Southern Indiana DISCOVER program. Participants hear from local experts on a variety of topics, engage …

Meet the NEXGEN Class of 2017!

  After an orientation kick-off on Tuesday, August 9th, the NEXGEN Class of 2017 will begin its program in September with 45 high school juniors from 14 area high schools in Southern Indiana. NEXGEN is now in its third year with a program that continues to evolve. With strong volunteer committee to help Program Coordinator …

Mark Eddy Elected 2016-2017 ILA Board President

  On August 2nd, Leadership Southern Indiana’s Executive Director, Mark Eddy, was elected Board President of Indiana Leadership Association’s Board of Directors. In 2015-2016, Mark served as the ILA Board Vice President, and has served as a board member since 2013, and has been involved since 2010. ILA’s mission is “to facilitate best practices of …