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What is the Leaders of Tomorrow® Program?

Since its inception in 1991, the NBMBAA® Leaders of Tomorrow® (LOT®) Program has mentored more than 8,000 talented youth aspiring to leadership roles in professional fields. The LOT® Program is a comprehensive programmatic approach for providing leadership development to high school students.

The program is driven by mentoring across four developmental areas: Leadership, Financial Literacy, College Preparation and Career Preparation. The program offers participants resources, knowledge and opportunities in the way of mentoring relationships, scholarships, and internships.

Program Components


Leadership Curriculum


Leadership Summit


Leader Tech Tour

Leaders of Tomorrow® Pillars & Themes

LOT® activities are focused around the four pillars: Leadership, Financial Literacy, College Preparation & Career Preparation.


LOT® strives to teach each participants fundamental leadership skills and provide you with opportunities to practice and refine these abilities.

Themes include:

  • Defining Leadership
  • Personal Branding
  • Identifying Passions
  • Public Speaking
  • Speeches
  • Mentorship
  • Social Action
  • Community Service

Financial Literacy

LOT® strives to instill financial responsibility with real-world examples.

Themes include:

  • Setting Goals
  • Budgeting
  • Store Simulation
  • Banking 101
  • Investments
  • Financial Off-site
  • Discussions
  • Credit vs. Debt
  • Product Management
  • Business Presentations
  • Entrepreneurship

College Prep

LOT® helps prepare for higher education with tips, test prep and on-campus experiences.

Themes include:

  • Academic Success
  • Interest Assessments
  • College Visits
  • PSAT Prep
  • ACT Prep
  • Major/Minor Selections
  • College Selection Process
  • College Applications

Career Prep

LOT® exposes you to potential career paths, provides expert mentors and enables real-world experiences.

Themes include:

  • Personal Future
  • Potential Careers
  • Strengths, Interests and Values
  • Networking
  • Application Process
  • Interviewing
  • Work Behavior
  • Resume Creation

Why You Should Join Leaders of Tomorrow®

Develop Your Leadership Skills

Learn and practice the skills to become a successful leader

A Network of Supporters

Create a strong network of motivated peers who will support you

Earn Scholarships

The LOT® Program offers many scholarship opportunities for participants

Unique Experience

From the Leadership Summit to the Tech Tour and local opportunities, LOT® is an exciting program