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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 event, the YTexas Summit, invites 500 students to AT&T Stadium to interact with executives, learn about career pathways and sign an NFL-style pledge to pursue a career pathway while in school. At this event, students create an online profile on the event app to receive tips from executives, track active internships and apply directly to a college or trade school.

  • What is Servant Leadership
  • The Value of Networking
  • How Important is Emotional Intelligence
  • How to Identify & Leverage Your Skills
  • The Importance of Going the Extra Mile
  • Who Will Rally the Team
  • Why Leaders Sell
  • The Importance of Philanthropy
  • Why so Many People are Moving to Texas
  • Understanding Texas Regions