For Professionals

Wherever you are in your professional path – Early Career, Mid-Career, Next Generation Executive or C-Suite – The Partnership offers a leadership program for you. We have the tools, resources, faculty experts, and networking opportunities you need to succeed. Taught by thought leaders at major universities and consulting firms, our programs focus on strategy, innovation, leadership, change management, and identity – all from a multicultural perspective. With an alumni base of more than 5000 successful, talented professionals from across the country, our approach to leadership development has been tested – and proven – in the business world time and time again.

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of alumni strengthened their network as a result of The Partnership.


of alumni have enhanced their job performance as a result of The Partnership.


would recommend The Partnership to a colleague.


Atul Varma

Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer, Hamilton Lane

“As a leader within a global private markets firm, my job is to lead key initiatives across the company to drive revenue and profit. The Partnership’s NGE program exposed me to concepts that have enhanced my leadership skills in connecting across cultures while building trust. As a result, I have been able to obtain organizational support for innovative programs I have initiated. I recommend The Partnership to all professionals of color.”

Pamela Everhart

Senior Vice President, Fidelity Investments

“The Partnership experience manifests itself in a number of ways. The programs, alumni network and convenings work together to help an individual identify the steps on the career advancement ladder as well as navigate complex environments. The organization also serves as a support network for professionals who often see themselves as one of a kind within their corporate setting. I have continued to stay engaged with the organization for over twenty years – that certainly reflects the value I have for The Partnership.”

Corey Thomas

CEO, Rapid7

“Rapid7 is global cybersecurity firm with a responsibility to provide nearly 4000 clients in 90 countries with the most innovative and effective IT security in the world. As the CEO of a U.S company, I need global perspective on issues from multicultural leadership, innovative technology, government policy and more. The Partnership has exposed me to a mix of business, academic and civic leaders that is unparalleled. The network and personal relationships that I have encountered have been an asset not only professionally but personally as well.”

Michelle Okimoto

Vice President, Human Resources, TJX Companies

“The Partnership is important to TJX because of the breadth and depth of their programs. As a result, each year we enroll a significant number of high potential associates as it provides them with exposure to different tools, resources and a peer group that helps them as they accelerate their career advancement within the company.”

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