This Week at FOCUS – May 4, 2020

Becky RasmussenNews

Upcoming FOCUS Virtual Events  

Tuesday, May 5 – The Show Must Go On? COVID and the St. Louis Arts
11:00 a.m.  – 12:00 p.m.

Wednesday, May 13 – HR in the Age of COVID
10:00-11:00 a.m.

What You May Have Missed Last Week

Medical Realities: Inequity in the Age of COVID-19, featuring:
Fredrick Echols, MD, Director, City of St. Louis Department of Health
Alex Garza, MD, Chief Medical Officer for SSM Health, & Incident Commander for the St. Louis Metropolitan Pandemic Task Force
Laurie Punch, MD, Trauma Surgeon at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Associate Professor at the Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine

The Fundraiser’s Story
Featuring Martin Leifeld, Martin Leifeld Leadership & Fundraising
Presented with support from Citi and Daugherty Business Solutions

Alumni Highlight
No surprise to see a number of our FOCUS alumni highlighted in St. Louis Magazine’s recent feature on “How St. Louisans have stepped up to help during the COVID-19 crisis,” including:

  • Michelle Tucker (Leadership St. Louis 2010), President & CEO of the United Way of Greater St. Louis
  • Kathy Osborn (Leadership St. Louis 1995), President & CEO of the St. Louis Regional Business Council
  • Jessica Adams (Leadership St. Louis 2019), Founder & Executive Director of the St. Louis Area Diaper Bank
  • Blake Strode (Leadership St. Louis (Youth Leadership St. Louis 2004 / Leadership St. Louis 2019), Executive Director of ArchCity Defenders
  • Bob Hughes (Experience St. Louis 2012), President & CEO of Missouri Foundation for Health
  • Jane Donahue (Coro Women In Leadership 2002 / Leadership St. Louis 2007), President & CEO of the St. Louis Public Schools Foundation

Thank you to all our FOCUS alumni who are showing up to help lead our region forward!


Learning & Engagement

Each week, we’ll also be sharing virtual opportunities for our FOCUS community members to continue their professional development and civic engagement. Share your opportunity here!