- About Us
- Our Network
- Upcoming Events
|Who We Are|
Who We Are
"Moving Women from Success to Significance"
The mission of Leadership California is to increase the representation and influence of diverse women leaders across the state and inspire them to act on their knowledge of issues and cutting-edge trends facing California, the nation and the world.
The founding of Leadership California actually started in Texas, in 1983, with a group of women leaders gathered around a kitchen table in Austin.
The women around that kitchen table were:
They then thought about how they could change that and created Leadership Texas. A program that would bring women leaders together from across the state to learn the issues and trends and meet the movers and shakers and knowledge holders making things happen.Read Full History
Make a Donation
General Giving Contribution
We appreciate having you as a member of our community, and we thank you for your support! Leadership California is a 501(c)(3) organization and your contributions are 100% tax deductible.DONATE
Pamela Hemann Scholarship Fund
In honor of long-time executive director Pamela Hemann, Leadership California has established the Pamela Hemann Scholarship Fund to assist candidates for the CIT Program with tuition.DONATE
The Ozie B. Gonzaque Leadership Scholarship
The scholarship will allow a deserving African American woman to attend the Leadership California Issues and Trends or LC 2 DC programs. The criteria will be based on a written essay detailing both financial need and the desire and perspective on advancing one’s leadership skills in the fields of education, nonprofit, or government (public service)DONATE