Educating, connecting and energizing leadersto serve and improve the community.


I maintained some wonderful friends and associates that I would not have met otherwise. These relationships have lasted 14 years!  My evening with a police patrol officer really opened my eyes to the "underbelly" of the city and certainly deepened my understanding of law enforcement's challenges.”

Don Martin, Former Superintendent, WS/FC Schools, Class of 1996

Hear what Dr. Martin has to say about Leadership Winston-Salem.

Learn more about our community than you ever imagined, including how you can make a difference by attending our nine month program...more

Program participants & alumni create a network of servant leaders & lifelong relationships that benefit our community...more  

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As we get ready for the 2014-15 Program year, let's look back on these videos from Celebration 2014:



Join us on 
Tuesday, October 14 at 11am
for the Ribbon Cutting of the Winston-Salem Center for Education and the Arts building.


Come out to tour the WSCEA building housing local non-profits (including LWS!), and stay for refreshments and mingling. Mayor Allen Joines and Kelly King will perform the ceremony.

Address: 624 W. Sixth St, downtown Winston-Salem

 LWS has a new home!

Our new office is located at
624 W. Sixth St, Suite 110. We're excited to be in this space, operated by the Winston-Salem Center for Education and the Arts, with Authoring Action!, Dress for Success and Winston-Salem Street School. Feel free to stop by, say hi and check out our new home!