Lead LA Fellowship

Expanding LA professionals’ capacity for impact

The Lead LA Fellowship provides diverse cross-sectoral cohorts of Greater Los Angeles professionals the leadership and management skills, knowledge about the region, and a network of other professionals necessary to expand their capacity for impact within their teams, organizations, and communities. 

Lead LA is the perfect Coro professional, part-time leadership development program for professionals looking to expand their professional network, gain time-tested leadership skills to enhance their work, and learn more about the Greater Los Angeles region and how they can make an impact, regardless of their professional role and responsibilities.

Join the Lead LA Recruitment Mixer on May 21st

The Lead LA Alumni Honorees not only embrace the Lead LA programming during their participation, but also embody the program’s core elements – reflective leadership, effective team management, analytical systems thinking, and cross-sectoral collaboration – in their post-Lead LA work. The Honoree is awarded annually and announced at the Closing Ceremony. To read an honoree’s bio, click on their headshot.

To read an honoree’s bio, click on their headshot.

2020 Lead LA Alumni Honoree

Elissa K. Konove

Deputy Division Administrator

Federal Highway Administration (California Division)

2021 Lead LA Alumni Honoree

Corey Matthews

Vice President, Global Philanthropy

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

2022 Lead LA Alumni Honoree

Chris Rhie

Climate & Sustainability Consultant

Rhie Planning LLC

2023 Lead LA Alumni Honoree

Aaron Ordower

Environment Deputy

Los Angeles County Supervisor Lindsey Horvath

These Issue Day Packets represent examples of past Lead LA cohorts leveraging their leadership skills to explore a civic challenge facing the region.

Education, Workforce Development & Income Inequality

Energy, Environment & Transportation

Housing, Homelessness & Urban Design

Law, Justice & Public Safety

Public Health & Human Services