In 2022, New Memphis marks the 25th anniversary of our flagship program, the Leadership Development Intensive (LDI). To celebrate the program’s impact, we are continuing its legacy by offering the more than 1,000 alumni the opportunity to continue learning, build connections, and lead in Memphis in addition to our traditional 3.5 day personal leadership development experience.
Fellows is the premiere community-wide leadership development experience for mid-career leaders in Memphis. With a history that spans over 15 years, Fellows is designed for high-performing professionals who are already excelling in their careers and positively impacting our community, but who are seeking to amplify that power through access to new connections, skills and experiences.
Embark is a 4-month engagement that empowers high performing twenty-somethings (2-7 years into their careers) to grow as leaders and to build relationships as they prepare to make a difference in Memphis. Over eight evening sessions, Embark prepares young leaders to push forward in their careers while shaping the city for a better future. At the start of the program, all Embark participants take a personality assessment to help grow their self-awareness and effectiveness.
Accelerate is a free 2-month experience that oﬀers college students the skills and networks necessary to launch successful careers in Memphis. Over six sessions in a semester, students receive top-notch professional development, gain insight on local career paths, and make valuable connections with area employers looking to hire young talent. Accelerate oﬀers the essential footing needed for students to ﬁnd and be successful in a paid Memphis-area internship.
Great teachers are critical to our city’s future success. Stride is a free program that offers the support early career teachers need to thrive as educators in Memphis. In addition to social outings and fun opportunities to explore Memphis, Stride provides an environment of collaborative learning, peer networking, and professional development. By engaging teachers in their 1st, 2nd, or 3rd years in the classroom, Stride helps retain our community’s most promising educators.
Welcome to Memphis! New Memphis works diligently to make the city’s assets visible and attractive to our new or returning resident. As a part of those efforts we host a series of events throughout the year for you to explore the city and make connections that ultimately create a sense of belonging. We are here to help you get plugged into your new city. We hope to see you soon! Again, welcome to Memphis.
Because great teachers are critical to our city’s future success, New Memphis is committed to developing and retaining educators in our highest needs schools. Teachers are essential community leaders who need opportunities to grow professionally and must be engaged in Memphis civically, culturally, and socially. New Memphis has decades of experience delivering world-class leadership development and community engagement to our city’s talent, and we extend our proven strategies to develop, activate, and retain talent in the education sector through three distinct initiatives.