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August 30, 2021 9:22am

Greater Louisville Inc. Opens GLIDE Scholarship Applications

Louisville, Ky. (August 30, 2021) – Greater Louisville Inc. announced it will award two scholarships for outstanding members of the business community to attend GLIDE: Indianapolis. The purpose of these scholarships is to give two engaged members of the Greater Louisville community the opportunity to participate in this exciting, innovative study mission. The application is open to professionals from across the region – including entrepreneurs, regional business partners, next generation professionals, and individuals who want to make a difference in the community.

“GLIDE is most successful when we have attendees from all backgrounds bringing their perspectives and observations back to Greater Louisville. These scholarships will eliminate financial barriers and allow two outstanding members of our community to lead change in Greater Louisville by observing best practices in another city,” said Sarah Davasher-Wisdom, president and CEO of GLI.

The scholarships will cover $2,000 of the $2,500 registration cost, which includes transportation, lodging, meals, and programming. Applications are open now until September 10th. All applications will be reviewed by an independent selection committee and both recipients will be notified by September 20th. Recipients will be chosen based on merit and their ability to bring unique and diverse perspectives to the GLIDE trip.

GLIDE is an annual, invitation-only executive program for regional business and community leaders, as well as elected officials. The 2021 trip to Indianapolis presented by Norton Healthcare will be the 36th event and will be held October 27th – 29th. The focus of this year’s trip is maximizing economic development through chamber of commerce leadership and advancing equity.

Learn more about GLIDE: Indianapolis here.


About Greater Louisville Inc.

Greater Louisville Inc. - the Metro Chamber of Commerce is focused on growing the regional economy. As the region’s largest convener of business leadership, GLI leads economic and global outreach strategies focused on business attraction; nurtures the entrepreneurial eco-system; and champions the development of the community’s talent base.  As the voice of Greater Louisville’s business community, GLI advocates for a pro-business environment and facilitates businesses engagement on issues that impact regional competitiveness.  For more information, visit www.greaterlouisville.com.