Leadership NC:
Health and Human Services

Exploring issues around health care costs and access as well as topics such as hunger and nutrition, mental illness, and the aging of the state’s population.

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Various levels of government join the group to explain their roles and responsibilities, how they interact with one another, and the scope of the services each provides.

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Economic Development

Exploring North Carolina\'s roots in agriculture and textiles and its emergence as a leader in entrepreneurship.

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Addressing the full scope of the state’s education system, from early childhood programs through post-graduate and technical training opportunities.

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Exploring the pros and cons of a variety of energy options, learn about the economic and policy dynamics at play, and see examples of sustainability and cutting-edge research in action.


Leadership North Carolina is an independent, nonpartisan 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that engages current and emerging leaders from across the state through the Leadership North Carolina Program and ongoing networking and service opportunities.

Leadership North Carolina’s mission is to inform, develop, and engage committed leaders by broadening their understanding of and involvement in issues and opportunities facing the state.

Each year LNC recruits committed individuals interested in learning more about their state and connecting with fellow leaders. Through innovative programming, LNC teaches these engaged citizens about the challenges and opportunities facing North Carolina and offers tools to turn their knowledge into action for the benefit of the state.

LNC promotes ongoing networking and education among alumni and current program participants through its monthly Lunch and Learn series, service opportunities within the Red Thread project, and the annual LNC Forum.


Latest News/Press

Duke Energy Foundation Awards LNC $50k Grant

Leadership North Carolina (LNC), the state’s premier leadership engagement program, has been awarded a $50,000 grant from The Duke Energy Foundation in support of LNC’s economic development programming.  Each year LNC holds a two-day session focused on economic development issues as part of its six-session program for leaders across the state.  In recognition of this grant, the session for C…Read More

2015 Governor’s Award Presentation and Donor Luncheon

The 2015 LNC Governor’s Award presentation was held on October 20 at 18 Seaboard in Raleigh. Members of the LNC Board of Directors, members of the Marian Phillips Leadership Circle, and friends of LNC joined us for lunch and the award presentation.

The LNC Governor’s Award is given to a North Carolinian who serves as a leadership role model and whose efforts have resulted in an improved quality…Read More

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