United Way Emerging Leaders

Emerging Leaders

Emerging Leaders is a diverse, welcoming group of rising professionals UNITED in building a stronger community.

By investing in the Lehigh Valley, Emerging Leaders elevate their relationships, neighbors and network through:

  • Unique volunteer projects with United Way partners
  • Quarterly events with like-minded rising professionals and leadership opportunities
  • Impact Experiences at area nonprofits highlighting their contributions at work

Emerging Leaders membership starts at less than $10/week ($500 annually), which can be paid through a credit card pledge or payroll deduction, where applicable. For more information, please contact us at EmergingLeaders@unitedwayglv.org.

Give today to Emerging Leaders
There’s nothing like seeing your effects on the community. United Way Emerging Leaders enables you to support any project, organization or need that is important to you.”

Alanna Dent
Former Emerging Leaders Cabinet Member

emerging leaders spotlights

Emerging Leaders Cabinet

Meg Dowd

Cabinet Chair
Corporate Affairs Manager, Just Born Quality Confections

Alanna Dent

Cabinet Member
Senior Communications Specialist, Honeywell

Alvin Johnson

Cabinet Member
Human Resources Information System Analyst, Penske Logistics

Aurora Brunovsky

Cabinet Member
Regional Human Resources Consultant, Penn State Lehigh Valley

Ed Harakel

Cabinet Member
Director, Transmission Engineering, PPL Electric Utilities

Michelle Pellechia

Cabinet Member
Senior Scrum Master, Penn Interactive