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Leadership Duluth is a comprehensive leadership development program by the Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce and the Duluth Area Chamber Foundation that aims to unite, engage, and empower leaders to foster change within their workplace and community. Designed to orient, develop and network existing and emerging leaders, Leadership Duluth inspires participants to take an active role in ensuring the health and prosperity of our beloved community.

Leadership Duluth is a 10-month program composed of a series of courses that bring together local voices from various industries, to develop the skills necessary to drive business forward in the Duluth market. Throughout the program, participants examine core leadership competencies, learn about Duluth’s cultural and business history, and discuss current issues facing the region.

Graduates of Leadership Duluth exercise new critical thinking skills that bring heightened value to their workplace.

Graduates of Leadership Duluth become active community citizens that influence change.

Graduates of Leadership Duluth exercise new, meaningful connections with fellow class members, regional stakeholders, and local organizations.


$1,600 Employees of Chamber Member businesses

$2,000 Non-Members

Tuition is due after participants have been selected into the program.

Tuition Assistance / Scholarships

The Leadership Duluth Scholarship, funded by the Duluth Area Chamber Foundation and other supporting organizations, seeks to empower our diverse, small business, and veteran community members through providing access to the Leadership Duluth program. We are pleased to offer a scholarship for the 2023-24 Leadership Duluth year.

Questions about Leadership Duluth?

Email Jebeh Edmunds at

Orientation: September 2023

Sessions: One full day each month, from September to June

Graduation: June 2024