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Warren Bennis Award for Excellence in Leadership

The Warren Bennis Award recognizes extraordinary leaders for demonstrating purposeful leadership and persistent aptitude for excellence. For almost two decades, Linkage has honored remarkable leaders by awarding the ‘Warren Bennis Award for Excellence in Leadership’ every year at Linkage’s Global Institute for Leadership Development  (GILD), of which Warren Bennis was a co-creator and co-chair.


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Honoring excellence in Leadership

For two decades, Linkage has been proud to continue the tradition established by the Awards that commemorate success, espouse the spirit of achievement and honor excellence in leadership. As each year going forward, this award is bestowed annually to one or more exemplary leaders to:

  • honor their courage, endurance, capability and success as a leader

  • highlight the recipient as an inspiration and a role model for current and aspiring leaders around the world

"Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality."

- Warren Bennis

Past Recipients Of 

Warren Bennis Award

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