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13 Apr, 2017, 12:43 ET Columbia Business School Team Takes First Place in The Executive Leadership Council's 2017 Business Case Competition on Building a Sustainable Corporate Diversity and Inclusion Culture

Three MBA candidates from the Columbia Business School won The Executive Leadership Council's (ELC) 2017 Business Case Competition. The annual...


07 Nov, 2016, 11:00 ET The Executive Leadership Council Hosts 2016 Recognition Gala Celebrating Black Executive Leadership and Achievement

More than 2,400 people gathered on Thursday night at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, D.C. for The Executive Leadership Council's (ELC) 2016...


08 Aug, 2016, 11:00 ET The Executive Leadership Council Celebrates 30 Years with One Million Dollar Gift to Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

The Executive Leadership Council (ELC), the pre-eminent organization of current and former black CEOs, senior executives, top-tier entrepreneurs,...


06 Jul, 2016, 15:45 ET Study Reveals a Roadmap to the Top for Black Women Executives

There is a way for black women executives to increase their numbers in business leadership positions if conscientious and intentional steps are...


25 Oct, 2013, 15:05 ET The Executive Leadership Foundation Awards North Carolina Central University $350,000 for Summer Youth Business & Entrepreneurship Academy

Grant will Support the Next Generation of Black Business Leaders The Executive Leadership Foundation ("ELF") awarded North Carolina Central...


30 Jul, 2013, 10:31 ET The Executive Leadership Council Celebrates a Decade of Developing Black Women Executives

NEW YORK, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Executive Leadership Council (ELC) commemorates 10 years of professional development...


07 May, 2013, 15:48 ET Duke University Fuqua School of Business Presents Winning Recommendations for Preparing Women and Minorities in STEM Fields, Taking First Place in The Executive Leadership Foundation's 2013 Business Case Competition

Two second year MBA candidates from The Fuqua School of Business at Duke took first place in The Executive Leadership Foundation's (ELF) 2013...


10 Jul, 2012, 10:07 ET The Women's Leadership Forum of the Executive Leadership Council Hosts National Conference on "Potential.Purpose.Power." at Target Field

African-American Female Executives Meet to Increase their Representation at Fortune 500 Companies and on Corporate Boards The Executive...


20 Apr, 2012, 19:16 ET University of Houston's C. T. Bauer College of Business Takes First Place in The Executive Leadership Council's 2012 Business Case Competition on Corporate Philanthropy

Winning Team Takes Home $35,000 in Scholarships and Recognition at ELC's National Gala MBA students from the University of Houston's C. T....


17 Apr, 2012, 13:43 ET The Executive Leadership Council and ExxonMobil Host 2012 Business Case Competition on Corporate Philanthropy

National Competition Awards Scholarships to MBA Students  African-American MBA students from three of the nation's leading business...


27 Apr, 2010, 11:30 ET Statement by Executive Leadership Council President & CEO Lawrence M. Drake II on the Passing of Civil Rights Pioneer Dr. Dorothy Height

The Members, Board and Staff of The Executive Leadership Council are deeply saddened by the passing of Dr. Dorothy Height – a pioneer and...


23 Oct, 2009, 19:35 ET The Executive Leadership Council and Foundation Honor Ten Students in National Essay Competition

Winners Participated in 2009 Recognition Dinner with Earvin "Magic" Johnson, General Colin L. Powell and Johnson & Johnson...


20 Jul, 2009, 12:20 ET The Executive Leadership Council Announces 2009 Award Winners

Gaylord National Harbor Is Site of Oct. 8th Recognition Dinner Sponsored by Financial Services Leader ING General Colin L. Powell,...


17 Jul, 2009, 17:05 ET African Americans Lost Ground on Fortune 500 Boards

A recent study on African Americans on boards of directors of Fortune 500 companies commissioned by The Executive Leadership Council(R) found...


12 Mar, 2009, 18:33 ET Statement by The Executive Leadership Council President & CEO on the Appointment of A. Barry Rand as CEO of AARP

The Members, Board and Staff of The Executive Leadership Council congratulate our member, Barry Rand, on his appointment as chief executive of the...


08 Jan, 2009, 13:12 ET Corporate Executives Say More Minorities in the C-Suite is Good for Business

But African-American women are having a tough time breaking through Senior corporate executives who participated in a recent survey commissioned...


06 Nov, 2008, 16:52 ET The Executive Leadership Council(R) President & CEO Carl Brooks Congratulates President-Elect Barack Obama on Historic Victory

The following is a statement by Carl Brooks, President & CEO of The Executive Leadership Council: On behalf of the Boards of Directors of...


27 Mar, 2008, 01:00 ET Baruch College Wins The Executive Leadership Council's 2008 Business Case Competition Sponsored by Shell Oil Company

ALEXANDRIA, Va. and HOUSTON, March 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Baruch College in New York defeated teams from the University of Michigan and...


02 Nov, 2007, 01:00 ET Executive Leadership Council Statement of Support for Stan O'Neal, Retired CEO of Merrill Lynch

WASHINGTON, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Carl Brooks, President, Executive Leadership Council, issued the following statement, Thursday, November 1,...


18 Oct, 2007, 01:00 ET The Executive Leadership Council Celebrates Corporate Members Building Leaders for Today and Tomorrow

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Executive Leadership Council will celebrate the role corporate members and partners play...


19 Apr, 2007, 01:00 ET The 2007 Executive Leadership Council Business Case Competition Finals

HOUSTON, April 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following advisory was issued today by the Executive Leadership Council: WHEN & WHERE...


30 Jan, 2007, 00:00 ET Independent Report for BP America Lauds Employee Management Program of The Institute for Leadership Development & Research

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a recent Ernst & Young audit for BP America analyzing the effectiveness of an external...