Strengthening Wisconsin, Growing Leaders

Baye’s Pre-Croatia Blog: Agrarian Roots, February 8, 2018

Written by: Tim Baye, Co-Chair, Leadership Wisconsin 2018 Croatia Seminar Agrarian roots. A history tied to the development of farming. Diversified production, with strong ties to livestock agriculture. Sound familiar? Well, such is the shared history of Wisconsin and Slavonia, the most eastern region of Croatia. Slavonia is Croatia’s breadbasket. The counties of Osijek-Baranja, Brod-Posavina, […]

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Leadership Wisconsin Group XVII to Study Water Issues

Written by Linda ZIllmer, Signature Program Group XVII Inspired and motivated by November’s successful Food Systems seminar held in LaCrosse, Leadership Wisconsin Signature Program Group XVII fellows have been hard at work to deliver a second fellow-planned and fellow-led seminar on Natural Resources in February. This seminar will be held February 21-23, 2018 Stevens Point and will focus on water issues in Wisconsin’s […]

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Food Systems Seminar a Success

Written by Mary Hookham, Group XVII    Leadership Wisconsin Group XVII Fellows recently participated in their first Fellow-planned seminar. They studied food systems in the La Crosse, Wisconsin area and had abundant opportunities to listen to and consider a wide variety of perspectives exploring the question, “How do we guide the food system to sustain […]

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A Passionate Remembrance of Ayse Somersan

Reflections on an afternoon spent remembering Ayse Somerson: “November 11th was a day filled with passionate remembrance of a woman who left a legacy and touched the lives of so many people. For those who were in attendance, the stories of Ayse’s leadership and life served as an opportunity to honor Ayse Somersan, connect with […]

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Support Group XVII in the Final Stretch

2017 is ending…,but Group XVII has 6 months remaining in their Signature Program experience! They have three final seminars: their February Natural Resources Seminar in Stevens Point, their April/May International experience in Croatia, and their June Capstone Seminar in Ashland/Bayfield. Alumni of WRLP/Leadership Wisconsin know that working hard in the program is not the only […]

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