Leader of the Quarter

Steven Snyder is Read To Lead’s Leader of the Quarter. Steven is one of the world’s foremost experts on Accelerated Learning and Personal Development. Much to his first grade school teacher’s surprise, Steven exclaimed that he had already read 1,400 books … Continue reading

January’s Leader of the Month: LL Cool J

Read to Lead has chosen LL Cool J as it’s Adult leader of the month. With many charity organizations and groups out there, we are happy that Mr. Cool J often time chooses to lend his fame to literacy oriented … Continue reading

August’s Leader Of The Month: Nancy Pelosi

This months Leader of the Month is Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi! For 25 years, Nancy Pelosi has represented California’s 8th District in the House of Representatives. The 8th District includes most of the City of San Francisco including Golden Gate Park, … Continue reading

July’s Leader of the Month: James Patterson

James Patterson has written so many books, he’s lost track of the exact number. Ask him how many novels he’s penned for 2012 alone and he shrugs, then guesses: “Twelve or 13?” Often derided as a “factory” for being so … Continue reading

May’s Leader of the Month: Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton is Read To Lead’s Leader of the Month! Everybody knows this country star, but everyone doesn’t know how she impacts the literacy world. Little did you know, Dolly Parton is a huge advocate for literacy. In 1996, Dolly … Continue reading

April’s Leader of the Month: Jennifer Garner

Jennifer Garner is our Leader of the Month for March! An advocate for education and literacy in children, Garner was named “West Virginian of the Year” in 2007 for her work supporting her home state. “There is so much unmet … Continue reading

March’s Leader of the Month: John Wood

Few individuals choose to walk away at the height of their corporate career to dedicate their life to a social cause. At age 35, John Wood did just that – quitting his position as Microsoft’s Director of Business Development for … Continue reading

February’s Leader of the Month: Larry Page and Sergey Brin

Beginning in 1996, Stanford University graduate students Larry Page and Sergey Brin built a search engine called “BackRub” that used links to determine the importance of individual web pages. By 1998 they had formalized their work, creating the company you … Continue reading

January’s Leader of the Month: Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby is our Leader of the Month! Bill Cosby is best known as an actor, comedian, writer, and producer. Usually the term philanthropist is left out. Not today!. Bill Cosby is a philanthropist. Bill Cosby and wife, Camille Cosby, … Continue reading

December’s Leader of the Month: Oprah Winfrey

When it comes to being benevolent and giving to charity, one person comes to mind: Oprah Winfrey. She has donated millions of dollars to various charities and organizations, with most of her money going to three foundations: The Angel Network, … Continue reading