Collectively, the members of Leadership 18 serve 87 million people annually with 5.6 million staff and volunteers and represent $44 billion in total revenue. First Lady Michelle Obama meets with Leadership 18 members in the State Dining Room of the White House, May 25, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Samantha Appleton) This photograph is provided by THE WHITE HOUSE as a courtesy and may be printed by the subject(s) in the photograph for personal use only. The photograph may not be manipulated in any way and may not otherwise be reproduced, disseminated or broadcast, without the written permission of the White House Photo Office. This photograph may not be used in any commercial or political materials, advertisements, emails, products, promotions that in any way suggests approval or endorsement of the President, the First Family, or the White House.


Our mission is to provide collective voice and strategic action to solve some of the most critical human development issues facing society.

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Leadership 18 is an alliance of Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) responsible for leading some of the country’s largest and most well respected charities, non-profits, and faith-based organizations.

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