About Us

CALIBR is a global leadership development association dedicated to accelerating senior leadership readiness for mid-to senior level managers and executives of African descent. CALIBR collaborates with companies as a strategic talent development partner devoted to preparing diverse mid-level talent for strategic leadership roles. We offer leadership development services through relevant, cutting-edge training, coaching, networking opportunities and partner-customized workshops.

Originally founded as NextGen Network, CALIBR has evolved to keep pace with the needs of a more professionally seasoned member network and our corporate partners, who are seeking to engage and retain diverse high potential talent. Today, we are a network of individuals who strive to embody those key transformative qualities of Character, Agility, Leadership, Integrity, Breadth, and Reputation.

CALIBR is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization and an affiliate of The Executive Leadership Council (ELC), the nation’s premier network of African American senior leaders in Fortune 500 firms.

2021 Programming

The annual programming theme for 2021 is Leading Organizational Transformation for Resiliency showcasing a set of skills to be successful in an age of permanent whitewater and adversity.

Featured Events

CALIBR 2020 Global Executive Forum and Fall Virtual Series

October 13 – October 17

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