FRED Leadership is a community that connects and inspires those who exemplify and cultivate ethical, inclusive and transformational leadership.

FRED is a community for developers of leaders – from corporations, universities, consultancies and non-profit organizations – who are principled, honest and compassionate, and who commit to the recognition and development of ethical leadership in themselves, their organizations and beyond.

Learn more about FRED Leadership.

Latest News

  • Webinar with Dr. Srini Pillay – March 28, 2pm EST. Watch for more info soon and the link to join!
  • London NeXus – June 5, British Museum, 13:00 – 17:30 with drinks reception following
  • NeXus events, virtual engagements, and local member dinners are starting to be scheduled! Check out the 2019 Events page for details!
  • Congratulations to Tom Kolditz, founding Director of the Ann & John Doerr Institute for New Leaders at Rice University, and one of our newest board members, for being recognized by Global Gurus as #6 in the Top 30 Coaching category world-wide for 2018.


Create real change in the quality of your leadership, enrich the purpose of your organization, and build lasting connections with a diverse group of luminaries.

Join our community of leaders who exemplify and cultivate ethical, inclusive and transformational leadership.

Learn more about FRED membership.

FRED Forum

The annual FRED forum:

  • gathers established and emergent leaders from across sectors and generations, in a transformational and highly immersive experience
  • allows for colleagues to learn from one another and further develop their leadership development practices, and the field of ethical leadership.

Check the 2019 Forum page soon for upcoming details! Visit the 2018 FRED Forum page for last year’s recaps.

Making an Impact

FRED Leadership’s vibrant network of leaders naturally inspires extensive influences “beyond the Forum,” that have impact in “the real world.”

  • FRED Leadership and the World Leadership School Youth Action Accelerator (June 2018): launched a new experience for fostering leadership in youth, with 40 students from public, private and charter high schools, to Watch a student-made video about their experience!


Thank you to our FRED Leadership Organizational Members!