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Coro Has Been Providing Impactful Professional and Leadership Development Training Since 1947

More than 11,000 graduates of Coro programs can be found across Greater Los Angeles, Southern California, nationally, and the world and in all sectors, industries, and roles. For 75 years, Coro programs have provided robust, impactful, and acclaimed professional, leadership, and management development programs for emerging and established leaders to enhance your capacity for impact within your teams, organizations, and communities.  

The Lead Programs (Lead LA + Lead SoCal) and Women in Leadership Program are Coro’s two flagship professional-based leadership and management development programs serving both Los Angeles and Southern California.

Lead Programs (Lead LA + Lead SoCal)


93% of past Lead Programs participants agree that their participation increased their leadership skills. The Lead Programs (Lead LA + Lead SoCal) prompts you to engage in deep professional and leadership reflection, empowers you with time-tested professional, leadership, and management skills, tools, and frameworks, and invites you into a community eager to collaborate with, learn from, and support each other. The curriculum includes a wide range of skills-building, including

  • Adaptive Leadership
  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Belonging (DEIB) and Anti-Racism
  • Effective Communication
  • Effective Inquiry and Critical Thinking
  • Giving and Receiving Feedback
  • Interpersonal Leadership Styles™
  • Managing Diverse Teams
  • Mindfulness and Gratitude Practices
  • Project Management Tools
  • Public Narrative Frameworks
  • Self-Awareness and Self-Management Tools
  • Stakeholder Analysis and Coalition Building

Interested in learning more about the Lead Programs? Complete an interest form today!

“As a newcomer to Southern California, I was thrilled to have a chance to learn about the major civic challenges in our city and region. The cohort experience further cemented my commitment to Los Angeles – it’s wonderful to have civic-minded friends and colleagues from various sectors and walks of life.”

– Chris Rhie, Associate Principal at BuroHappold Engineering, Lead LA Alumnus

Women in Leadership


98% of past Women in Leadership participants agree that their participation increased their leadership skills. Women in Leadership supports the leadership development of women, establishing a pipeline for professional advancement, and creating a cross-sector network of women who support each other’s leadership development. The curriculum includes a wide range of skills-building, including 

  • Adaptive Leadership
  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Intersectionality
  • Effective Inquiry and Critical Thinking
  • Giving and Receiving Feedback
  • Interpersonal Leadership Styles™
  • Managing Diverse Teams
  • Mindfulness Practices
  • Negotiation
  • Network Building
  • Public Speaking and Presentation Frameworks
  • Self-Awareness and Self-Management Tools
  • Systems Thinking & Stakeholder Analysis

Interested in learning more about Women in Leadership? Complete an interest form today!

“Being in Women in Leadership has shown me how much positive change in Los Angeles is being driven by powerful women. I’m excited to continue to flex the muscles that Coro helped me strengthen and contribute to continually deepening our civic work in LA.”

– Amy Turk, Chief Executive Officer at Downtown Women’s Center, Women in Leadership Alumna