The American Leadership Forum is Houston’s premier conduit between our region’s world-class leaders and the critical work

We believe that trusted relationships are foundational to make progress on solving the critical issues that leaders and communities in the Greater Houston region face.

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ALF Ecosystem

Feel supported throughout your leadership journey.

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Fellows Program

Emerge as a more adaptive, mindful, and collaborative leader.

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Senior Fellows Program

Join a vibrant, collaborative network to further develop your leadership skills.

OUR IMPACT

Transforming our communities through the power of dialogue: discover our impact in numbers.

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98,400
in Scholarships
Awarded in 2023
39
Workshops, Dialogues, and Events in 2023
1,407
Times Leaders Engaged in ALF events in 2023
1,659
Senior Fellows Trained Since Inception
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“ALF is focused on expanding the social capital of community so that we can do good things together through our civic network. The fabric of Houston is stronger because of ALF.”

Mustafa Tameez

Class XXX, CEO, OUTREACH STRATEGISTS

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“I believe that there is a soul in a building, and it does either foster or inhibit conversations. An important piece of having great conversations is having great spaces, but it’s not just about the construction. It’s about what you pour into that space.”

Anne Whitlock

Class XLII, FOUNDING DIRECTOR, CONNECTING COMMUNITY

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“ALF helped me professionally to come outside the box of looking at leadership, particularly in healthcare, as having a broader community impact.”

Dr. Eddie Patton

Class LIII

EVENTS

5
Thu
Sep

AA Braintrust Convening

29
Tue
Oct

2024 Joseph Jaworski Leadership Award Event

OUR PARTNERS

We find strength in collaboration. Our partners share in our mission 

to bring together diverse leaders for the common good and to co-create new possibilities.