Lead Your City

Join synerG at the Lead Your City Summit to help young professionals GROW their leadership skills, BUILD on their ideas, SERVE their community, and CONNECT their network.

The Lead Your City summit will be held on Thursday, March 1 from 8:30am-6pm at the Van Dyke Performance Space in the Greensboro Cultural Center. It will help young professionals grow their leadership skills, build on their ideas, serve their community and connect their network. Paul Jeffrey, Sr Vice President & Chief Inclusion Officer, Cone Health will lead the keynote panel entitled “Diversity & inclusion in the workplace is good for business and the community”. Other sessions during the day breakout session on personality testing and skills development, millennials and the shifting workplace, becoming a better ambassador for Greensboro and community changemakers. 

Lead Your City is sponsored by:
synerG Young Professionals 
Van Dyke Performance Space 
Center for Visual Artists 

Natty Greene's Brewing Company

My Three Sons

and Biscuitville 

$35 young professional registration fee covers entire summit including breakfast, lunch, headshot and networking reception. Click here to purchase your ticket. Click here to see the lunch leaders.

Tickets for this event are subsidized for young professionals. If you are over 40 and would like to attend we ask that you cover the full cost of $60 for attending the event. Over 40 tickets are limited. 

*Interested in information on how your employer can cover your costs for this event? Contact Hillary Meredith at hmeredith@actiongreensboro.org

LYC 2018 Draft Agenda

Past summit information:

Lead Your City 2017

12-1 Keynote speaker Melody Warnick, author of “This is Where You Belong”

1-2 Place attachment brainstorming session

2-5 Personal & City brand identity, career development and community engagement sessions

5-6:30 Networking social with community members profiled in Made in Greensboro

Draft - LYC 2017 Agenda

Lead Your City is sponsored by the synerG Young Professionals and Lincoln Financial.

2015 Lead Your City Summit:

The 2015 Lead Your City Summit was held on Wednesday, November 18 from 12-6pm at the Triad Stage Cabaret. 

Registration includes:

  • Keynote speaker Malina Simone Jeffers with Mosaic City
  • What do you want in Greensboro? Brainstorming session
  • Career development, community engagement and economic growth sessions
  • Networking Social with local nonprofits
  • Lunch & professional headshot


Click the link below to download the 2015 Agenda.

Agenda to Publish - Draft 

The 2014 Lead Your City Summit

In 2014 the LEAD YOUR CITY Summit was a half-day event which included a community wide luncheon with keynote speaker, Jason Roberts of Better Block, an artist/activist who has inspired an international movement of community-driven urban development. Breakout sessions followed the Grow. Build. Serve. Connect. theme and included sessions on establishing a professional presence, career guidance, how to network effectively, personal branding, challenges for young women in the workplace, volunteerism, and the importance of involvement in community service. The day concluded with a networking reception ont he Bluezoom rooftop.