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Leadership Pioneer Valley. Reach beyond.


Formed in 2010 to build a network of emerging and existing leaders to address the challenges and opportunities of the entire Pioneer Valley, the program is designed to raise awareness of the needs and challenges that affect the region, and enhance individual leadership skills.

The inaugural class launched in October of 2011 and each year a new class of roughly 40 participants begins in September and graduates the following June. Each year participants engage in a balanced combination of retreats, day-long seminars, and small group activities that are topically-relevant and ever-changing -- exposing them to many community-minded perspectives, resources and mentors through an open and transformative forum.   


Check out our new Leadership 2.0 Series

2015 Trainings

For career and community: leadership skill building and regional engagement workshops



Thank you for your support on Valley Gives Day!

  • Experience a personal transformation... establish strong networks... initiate healthy community change. Complete the online application - tell us about yourself and describe your commitment to growth and regional leadership.

  • Know a great candidate for Leadership Pioneer Valley? Use the online application to nominate your candidate for this inclusive and collaborative leadership program.

  • Sponsor a participant... support the curriculum... There are many ways for your to support the collaboration and regional change fostered by Leadership Pioneer Valley.

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