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


Jul 04

CLOSED: Independence Day

July 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Aug 25

DISCOVER Retreat

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

NEXGEN Day 1

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

DISCOVER History & Heritage

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

FEATURED ARTICLE

LeadershipSI transforms ENGAGE program with new support

                                                 On June 7th, 2016, the Duke Energy Foundation presented Leadership Southern Indiana with a $15,000 grant to support the 2016-2017 ENGAGE program, which will fund the newly-implemented Community Impact Projects and Executive Coaching. ENGAGE, now in its fourth year, is a 6-session, …

Alumni Spotlight: Teresa Knear-Bell, DISCOVER Class of 2012

  Born and raised in Southern Indiana, Teresa Knear-Bell grew up in New Albany, graduated from Indiana University Southeast, and moved to Jeffersonville in 1989. Since 1979, Teresa has worked at Northwestern Mutual in various roles, but now works as a Financial Advisor. In the Wealth Management field, Teresa has received the National Quality Award, …

Alumni Spotlight: Courtney Hover, ENGAGE Class of 2016

Courtney Hover has a special story with ENGAGE, and we are so proud to share it. Congratulations, Courtney! I was hesitant to enter into the ENGAGE program due to having to pay for it out of pocket along with the unfamiliar structure of the overall program. That’s when Garrett Smith called me and said, “Courtney, …