Leadership Mississippi is the second oldest statewide leadership program. The M.B. Swayze Foundation supports the program, which is highly sought after. Program alumni select participants by way of a competitive application process gives special consideration to community involvement.
Amanda will work together with her fellow class members in a training program that includes group sessions, project experience, and individual study.
Since its inception in 1974, Leadership Mississippi has graduated more than 1,300 alumni active in Mississippi business and politics. Many elected leaders, including a former governor, are graduates and recognize the value of the Leadership Mississippi experience.