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The YTexas Leadership Academy (TXLA) is a 501c (3) organization for Texas high school and college students to collaborate with business leaders for mentorship opportunities, relationship building and advancing career pathways.

The academy fosters interaction with CEOs in the following industry sectors: Technology, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Sports/Entertainment, Transportation/Aviation, Retail/Consumer Goods, Non-profit and Government, Energy, Business/Financial Services and Real Estate Services

Our signature program, Leadership Texas, is a 6-month mentorship program for 30 Texas students. The program includes monthly virtual mentorship sessions and two annual in-person events.

Our signature event, the YTexas Summit, invites 500 Texas students to AT&T Stadium to sign a pledge to pursue a career pathway while in school. This event is the graduation day for our academy students who receive a $5,000 scholarship.

  • Servant Leadership
  • The Value of Networking
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Leverage Your Skills
  • Going the Extra Mile
  • Rally the Team
  • Leaders Sell
  • Philanthropy
  • Texas Economy
  • Texas Regions