Opening Retreat Breakfast Thursday, September 8, 2022 7:30am – 9:00am Legacy Arena Club Registration is required. $20 per person.
STEPPING FORWARD FOR STUDENTS Youth Leadership Forum (YLF) attracts high-school students from across the community to learn more about the Birmingham region and each other. But it also brings together a group of adult volunteers who dedicate their time and efforts to make each program day a success.
Investment Strategy Weily Soong commits to growing Birmingham’s talent pool Participating in the class of 2015 continues to pay career dividends for Weily Soong, Allervie Health chief medical officer, who ranks it among “the most influential experiences in my adult life.” In return, he has eagerly shared his time and resources, serving as Health Day co-chair in 2016 and 2022 and making a monetary gift to support Leadership Birmingham programming. Soong describes Leadership Birmingham’s impact and the crucial reason all alumni should consider making a contribution: What encouraged you to stay involved? Soong: Leadership Birmingham helped me to further understand that health-care problems—specifically health disparities and inequities—involve many different areas in our community and encouraged me to be creative in developing solutions.
Winning Ways World Games leaders prepared for the global spotlight Company’s coming, Birmingham. This summer the Magic City will host the biggest international sporting event since the Olympics—the World Games 2022—and will welcome thousands of athletes and spectators.
Click here to see photos from the End of Year Celebration
CLICK HERE to see information about the Class of 2022 small group projects.
Katherine Berdy to serve as new director of Youth Leadership Forum Katherine Berdy has been named as the new director of Youth Leadership Forum, effective July 1. Berdy was selected following a thorough search by members of the YLF Steering Committee, a dedicated group of volunteers and alumni who guide and advise the program.
Join us on May 12th from 5-7pm at the Birmingham Zoo for a Leadership Birmingham reunion and celebration of the end of the year for the Class of 2022. More details and a link to register coming soon.
You may have seen the al.com story published on October 27 that shows a bodycam video of a Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputy reviving a one-year-old child from an accidental overdose. The little girl survived. In the video, you can see the Jefferson County Department of Health’s (JCDH) logo on the naloxone kit the deputy used to revive the child.