b'2023 Maryland Leadership WorkshopsMaryland Leadership Workshops, a program of Leadership Maryland, returned to historic Washington College in July with its three core summer programs, Middle School Experience in Leadership, Senior High Workshops, and Advanced Leadership Seminar. MLWs programs served nearly 175 students, a growth rate of 50% over last summer. Known as the nations premier peer student leadership program, Maryland Leadership Workshops provided middle and high school students with a series of programs that inspired them to engage in school and community leadership. The following workshops were taught: Visions and ValuesPower and PurposeEmpathy and Self-RestorationEthical Decision MakingChampioning Challenging ConversationsWhat is Leadership?Self-Awareness and IdentityCommunication, Conflict, and CollaborationProblem-Solving and DesignYou, Diversity, and the WorldStorytelling for ChangeFailure and SuccessBuilding Supportive RelationshipsChoices, Challenges and ConsequencesDiversityResilient LeadershipAdvocacy and ActivismIn 2023 MLW served students from 17 different counties and Baltimore City, plus six states and Washington, DC. All MLW summer programs offered a fun and supportive environment that fostered increased independence, greater self-esteem, and confidence for students from all over Maryland and the mid-Atlantic region.The Gladhill FoundationWe extend our gratitude to MLWs corporate sponsor LG-TEK, foundation supporters TowerCares and Gladhill, and the Maryland State Department of Education for their support which allows us to serve students from many different communities across the state.14 Leadership Maryland 2023'