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Thought Leadership

We publish expert thoughts on the latest business trends and bleeding edge leadership development research, as well as ICAN news, ideas, graduate stories, articles written by our faculty, testimonials from our Board of Directors and more.

“I am incredibly honored to receive the 2022 ICAN Leadership Award and to be walking in the shoes of so many other incredible leaders in our community. I want to thank ICAN and Kiewit for this award. ICAN’s inspirational approach to leadership development motivates all of us to be thoughtful and strategic leaders.”’ 

Julie Kaminski

ICAN Press Release


Julie Kaminski receives 2022 ICAN Leadership Award

June 29, 2022



Our Continuous Leadership Journey: A Conversation with Susan Henricks & Aileen Warren

February 16, 2022



Step Up and Stand Out as a Volunteer: Panel Discussion Video in partnership with SHARE Omaha

January 26, 2022

As an advocate for leadership and professional development, I am looking forward to working with the staff, board members and area companies to continue ICAN’s inspiring, impactful and life changing work.

Aileen Warren

ICAN’s next President & CEO



Introducing ICAN’s Next Inspiring Leader: Aileen Warren

January 10, 2022

It has been an honor of a lifetime to lead the organization, and I am so appreciative of the opportunity. Thank you for being part of my journey.

Susan Henricks

President & CEO

Susan Henricks + ICAN


ICAN’s Next Inspiring Leader / A Retirement Announcement from Susan Henricks

October 6, 2021

I am overwhelmed with gratitude to receive the 2021 ICAN Leadership Award. ICAN’s high-integrity, compassionate and transformational leadership model inspires so many. Receiving this recognition is such an honor. We all lead, in our own way, every day; it’s how we lead that moves people to action.

Carmen Tapio

ICAN Press Release


Carmen Tapio receives 2021 ICAN Leadership Award

August 26, 2021

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