Inaugural Class of FOCUS Impact Fellows
The 2016 cohort used the Ferguson Commission Report as a guidepost and framework, tackling three separate calls to action.
women in leadership-stem launched
FOCUS introduced a new development program for women in STEM-related careers through a partnership with MasterCard.
397 graduate from focus programs in 2016-17
FOCUS' continuum of programs continues to build leadership capacity and collaboration within the St. Louis region.
celebrating 20 years of focus st. louis
2016 was a hallmark year for FOCUS St. Louis, as we celebrated both 40 years of Leadership St. Louis and 20 years as an organization.
Sellout crowd for What's right with the region
The 20th Annual What's Right with the Region Awards brought together more than 450 community members for an evening of celebration.
new format introduced for connect with st. louis
The Connect With St. Louis initiative continues to be a hub for engaging and retaining St. Louis' young professionals.
FACILITATING THE IMPORTANT CONVERSATIONS
issues forums draw more than 1,600 participants
In 2016-17, FOCUS presented a diverse lineup of issues forums, tackling subjects from hunger to policing to immigration.
expanding community partnerships
Building relationships with new community and corporate partners allowed FOCUS to reach new audiences and deepen dialogue.
custom programming reaches new audiences
To meet the ever-growing training needs of organizations in our region, FOCUS offers a wide variety of customized programs.