Congratulations to the 2019 Award for Excellence Winner: Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America (LEDA)

Congratulations to the 2019 Winner:
Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America (LEDA)

Photo of Award winner


The Award recognizes an NPEA member who has demonstrated excellence in supporting underserved students on the path to and through college through effective practices, a commitment to data for program improvement, support for students’ personal growth and success, strong program sustainability, leadership in the community, and creative problem-solving and innovation.


Pictured (left to right): Alan Royal (Jack Kent Cooke Foundation), Jahnelle McMillan (LEDA), and Nada Abdelaziz (LEDA). Photo credit: Heather Hackney Photography


“LEDA is so honored to be the recipient of NPEA’s Award for Excellence. Being recognized among this network of exemplary organizations is a testimony to the tremendous accomplishments of our LEDA Scholars, and the vital importance of building an inclusive and equitable America where leadership reflects, celebrates, and supports diverse perspectives.”
Beth Breger, Executive Director


Congratulations from NPEA and the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation!

Interested in learning more? View the press release for more information, or visit our conference page.