What is the Leaders of Tomorrow® Program?

NBMBAA® hosted the first Leaders of Tomorrow® conference in 1991 as a way to mentor talented youth aspiring to leadership roles in professional fields. Since its inception, LOT has evolved into a comprehensive programmatic approach for providing leadership development to young people. Today, the program is driven by a strong mentoring component across four areas: Leadership, Financial Literacy, College Preparation and Career Preparation. The program offers participants resources, knowledge and opportunities in the way of scholarships, internships and mentoring relationships.

Program Components

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Leadership Curriculum

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Leadership Summit

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Leader Tech Tour

Leaders of Tomorrow® Pillars & Themes

LOT® activities are focused around the four pillars: Leadership, Financial Literacy, College Preparation & Career Preparation.

Leadership

LOT® strives to each teach participants fundamental leadership skills and provide you with opportunities to practice and refine these abilities. Themes include:

Defining Leadership
Personal Branding
Identifying Passions
Public Speaking
Speeches
Mentorship
Social Action
Community Service

Financial Literacy

LOT® strives to instill financial responsibility with real-world examples. Themes include:

Setting Goals
Budgeting
Store Simulation
Banking 101
Investments
Financial Off-site Discussions
Credit vs. Debt
Product Management
Business Presentations
Entrepreneurship

College Prep

LOT® helps prepare for higher education with tips, test prep and on-campus experiences. Themes include:

Academic Success
Interest Assessments
College Visits
PSAT Prep
ACT Prep
Major/Minor Selections
College Selection Process
College Applications

Career Prep

LOT® exposes you to potential career paths, provides expert mentors and enables real-world expeiences. Themes include:

Personal Future
Potential Careers
Strengths, Interests and Values
Networking
Application Process
Interviewing
Work Behavior
Resume Creation

Why You Should Join Leaders of Tomorrow®

Develop Your Leadership Skills

Learn and practice the skills to become a successful leader

A Network of Supporters

Create a strong network of motivated peers who will support you

Earn Scholarships

The LOT® Program offers many scholarship opportunities for participants

Unique Experience

From the Leadership Summit to the Tech Tour and local opportunities, LOT® is an exciting program