EmilyCroppedThe Emily Couric Leadership Forum: honoring Emily Couric's contributions to our community by encouraging all women to adopt an active role in government, public issues, and policy debates affecting their communities, and to inspire young women to pursue activities which will enable them to become effective leaders.

Where Are They Now?

Past Winners:


Sarah Chacko

Sarah graduated from medical school in the UK with a Bachelor’s in Medicine/Surgery in July 2015. Last summer she was... Read more »

Please Join Us

Please join us for the Emily Couric
Leadership Forum's 17th Annual

Emily Couric Leadership Luncheon

Date: April 24, 2017
Where: Omni Charlottesville

We will celebrate the bright young women leaders
of the 2017 Emily Couric Leadership
Scholarship Award

and the

2017 Women's Leadership Award Winner
Val Ackerman

Val Ackerman

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What is ECLF?


For sixteen years, your kind support of the Emily Couric Leadership Forum has allowed the awarding of scholarships to young women who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in school and community. The past recipients of these scholarships are now medical professionals, researchers, community organizers, educators, business leaders and more.

As 2016 draws to a close, we want to say thank you! Your kind support is truly appreciated.

Wishing you an amazing New Year! We look forward to seeing you at our annual Leadership Award Luncheon in 2017.
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