Our Mission

Together, we lift the leaders who lift the world.

Since our founding in 1970, it’s been our mission at CCL to advance the understanding, practice, and development of leadership for the benefit of society worldwide. We strive to make the world a better place through more effective leadership.

Our human-centered experiences ignite transformational and sustainable change for individuals, organizations, and the communities they serve.

Guided By Purpose, Fueled By Passion

We believe in the powerful potential impact of leadership on society. Effective leaders can transform individuals, organizations, communities, and our world.

That’s why we partner with others around the globe to build leadership capacity and support sustainable social change.

Together, we can be even stronger in our quest to improve the world. We readily embrace the opportunity to work with any individual or organization that sees leadership development as a means to deepen their impact.

Transforming the World, One Leader at a Time

The benefits of effective leadership development are not limited to a single event or conference. Long after the program ends, growth continues to resonate and impact ripples outward, affecting not only the individuals in the program, but also each of the lives that they touch and change as a result.

That’s why we train thousands of social sector leaders each year. And as a mission-driven, nonprofit organization, we believe our work should be affordable and accessible to all — from young people to senior adults — so we have a robust scholarship program.

Providing Scholarships to Drive Strong Leadership & Social Change

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Invest in Leadership Development, Invest in Sustainable Change

We’re in our fifth decade of providing transformational leadership development. It’s our passion and sole focus. Each year, we help more than 80,000 people worldwide become more effective leaders.

If you too believe in the powerful impact of leadership on society, support CCL.

Our Partners in Driving Leadership & Social Change

At CCL, we measure success by lives touched and impact made. That’s why the organizations we work with and the leaders we transform consistently tell us the same thing: their experience with us is a game-changer. Tens of thousands of alumni around the world say their CCL experience made a significant impact on their leadership and professional growth, and they’re grateful for the life-changing opportunity.

We’re proud that our work has helped to transform individuals, teams, and organizations. We’ve partnered with many other organizations to develop stronger leadership and drive lasting social change in communities around the world:

Dr. Ashauna Harris

Dr. Ashauna Harris
Welborn Academy of Science and Technology

“CCL has improved my leadership and thus my community. I am grateful to all who have contributed to my development by supporting this program.”

Jamie Williams

Jamie Williams
Director of Scholarships,
Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation

Coca Cola Scholars Foundation
“The Center for Creative Leadership’s mission to develop leaders in their communities to have a positive impact on the world has a strong alignment with our mission, so it was obvious that there was no other group out there that we would want to work with.”

Let's Discuss How Strong Leadership Can Drive Sustainable Social Change

We believe in the powerful impact of leadership on society. Contact us to discuss how we can work together and help transform the world.

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Leadership & Social Change: Research & Resources

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