Leadership is both a research area and a practical skill encompassing the ability of an individual or organization to “lead” or guide other individuals, teams, or entire organizations.

Qualities of an effective leader

Honesty, Delegate, Communication, Confidence, Commitment, Positive Attitude, Creativity, Intuition, Inspire, Approach (from located here)

Just some of history’s greatest leaders:

  • Mahatma Gandhi
  • Napoleon Bonaparte
  • George Washington
  • Nelson Mandela
  • Winston Churchill
  • Julius Caesar
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Adolf Hitler
  • Mao Zedong
  • Abraham Lincoln
  • Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Alexander the Great


  • Keynote (maximum ten slides of content, 12 total including title and resources)
  • Slides to be focused on:
    • Background (2)
    • Examples of leadership (6)
      • economic, political, community
    • Legacy left (2)
  • 5-7 minutes maximum
  • Rubric found here