Knowledge Resources: Bridging Leadership

Bridging leadership is a style of leadership that focuses on creating and sustaining effective working relationships among key partners and stakeholders. By “bridging” different perspectives found across the breadth of different stakeholders, a common agenda can begin to be developed and shared in order to find solutions to social and economic problems.

Video: Construyendo Liderazgos para Mayor Impacto Social
By Peggy Dulany | 3/2017 | Watch video

Video: Synergos Senior Fellows: Collective impact through collaboration
By Synergos | 3/2016 | Watch video

Interview with Peggy Dulany
By Malia Politzer, Devex | 3/2016 | Abstract | Full Text

Bridge-Building for Social Transformation
By L. David Brown in the Stanford Social Innovation Review | 12/2014 | Overview | Full Text

The Synergos Approach to Social Problems
By Synergos | 12/2014 | Overview | Full Text

Bridging Leadership Overview
By Synergos | 9/2014 Full Text

Bridging Leadership Reflection Practices
By Synergos | 8/2014 Full Text

Video: University for a Night 2014 Plenary
With Paul Polman, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Peggy Dulany | 5/2014 | See video

The Leadership and Innovation Network for Collaboration in the Children’s Sector (South Africa): A Case Study
By Vanessa Sayers, Reos Partners | 3/2013 | Full Text

Ten Lessons on Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships
By Synergos | 10/2012 | Full Text

University for a Night Remarks (highlights)
By President Bill Clinton | 6/2012 | See Video

Approaching the Heart of the Matter: Personal Transformation and the Emergence of New Leadership
By Peggy Dulany | 5/2012 | Overview | Full Text

Ethiopia Learning Journey
By Synergos | 4/2102 | Overview (April 2012) | Full Text

Systems-Changing Collaboration
With Robert H. Dunn in Forbes.com | 9/2011 | Full Text

University for a Night Plenary Highlights
With Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi, Jennifer Buffett, Peter Buffett, Helen LaKelly Hunt, Eve Ensler, and Peggy Dulany | 4/2011 | Full Text

Bridging Leadership Intervention: Understanding and Co-creating the Emerging Leadership Paradigm at Synergos
By Manish Srivastava | 5/2010 | Abstract | Full Text

University for a Night 2009 Plenary Discussion
By The Synergos Institute | 9/2009 | Abstract | Full Text

Leadership for Social Justice: A Dialogue
By Barry Smith | 11/2008 | Abstract | Full Text

University for a Night 2008 Plenary Discussion
By The Synergos Institute | 9/2008 | Abstract | Full Text

Bridging Leadership & Inclusive Partnerships
By John Heller | 4/2008 | Abstract | Full Text

Enhancing Collaborative Leadership to Improve Care of Orphaned and Vulnerable Children in South Africa
By OVC Leadership and Innovation Network | 11/2007 | Abstract | Full Text

Interview with Peggy Dulany
By Alliance Magazine | 10/2007 | Abstract | Full Text

University for a Night 2007 Plenary Discussion
By The Synergos Institute | 10/2007 | Abstract | Full Text

Synergos at Twenty: A Reflection on Partnering to End Poverty
By The Synergos Institute | 6/2007 | Abstract | Full Text

What's Missing? A Personal Reflection on Poverty Reduction Strategies After Twenty Years with Synergos
By Peggy Dulany | 4/2007 | Abstract | Full Text

Bridging Leadership at Synergos: Experience and Learnings
By Ernesto D. Garilao with Michael Juan | 4/2007 | Abstract | Full Text

Understanding Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships: Examples from Latin America and Southern Africa
By David Winder | 4/2007 | Abstract | Full Text

Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships at Synergos: Experience and Learning in the First Decade
By L. David Brown | 4/2007 | Abstract | Full Text

Interview with Peggy Dulany in Contribute Magazine
By Joan Oleck | 11/2006 | Abstract | Full Text

University for a Night 2006 Plenary Discussion
By The Synergos Institute | 10/2006 | Abstract | Full Text

Turning Your Passion Into Practice
By Zainab Salbi, Blaise Judja-Sato and Peggy Dulany | 10/2006 | Abstract | Full Text

How to Identify and recruit champions: The Story of the Puebla Community Foundation
By Agustin Landa | 3/2006 | Abstract | Full Text

Connecting to Source
By Zaid Hassan | 6/2005 | Abstract | Full Text

Black Voice: Edna Roland
By Andres Falconer | 8/2004 | Abstract | Full Text

Oded Grajew: A new type of Business Leadership is possible
By Andres Falconer | 8/2004 | Abstract | Full Text

Disappearing Butterflies, Wildflowers and the Web of Life: The Case for Social Justice
By Howard Dee | 8/2004 | Abstract | Full Text

University for a Night 2003 Remarks
By Corazon Juliano-Soliman | 11/2003 | Abstract | Full Text

Brave Enough to Build Bridges Through Dialogue: The Case of Chief Zibuse Mlaba
By Bheka Ntshangase | 8/2003 | Abstract | Full Text

Bridging Tradition and Tragedy to Overcome HIV/AIDS in Kwazulu/Natal: The Case of Chief Khanyile
By Bheka Ntshangane | 8/2003 | Abstract | Full Text

Leading the Way from Poverty to Prosperity in Lesotho: The Case of Kali Charles Thaanye
By Anthony Setsabi | 8/2003 | Abstract | Full Text

Roles of Partnership and Bridging Leadership in Building Stronger Communities
By David Winder | 11/2002 | Abstract | Full Text

The Roles of Partnership and Bridging Leadership in Building Stronger Communitites
By David Winder | 11/2002 | Abstract | Full Text

Bridging Multiple Interests to Meet Local Needs in Rural Thailand: The case of Professor Saneh Chimarik
By Brenda Furuganan | 8/2002 | Abstract | Full Text

Bridging Local Needs with National Realities through Participation: The case of Khun Paiboon Wattanasiritham
By Brenda Furugganan | 8/2002 | Abstract | Full Text

Parawagan
By Victor Bagasao | 8/2002 | Abstract | Full Text

Fr. Eliseo “Jun” Mercado, Jr., OMI
By Mr. Joey Silva | 8/2002 | Abstract | Full Text

Ambassador Howard Dee: Building Bridges for the Lumads
By Ernesto D. Garilao | 8/2002 | Abstract | Full Text

From Local Needs to National Movement: The case of Tessie Fernandez
By Gil Tuparan | 8/2002 | Abstract | Full Text

Exceptional Organization and an Unusual Leader in Mexico: The Case of FECHAC and Samuel Kalisch
By Mariana Rangel Padilla | 8/2002 | Abstract | Full Text

Building Bridges in Rural Mexico: How NGOs can strengthen Local Government through Collaborative Leadership
By Elda Lizzia Cantú Castillo | 8/2002 | Abstract | Full Text

Institution and a Leader
By Nila Velásquez | 8/2002 | Abstract | Full Text

Social Justice Philanthrophy: An Overview
By Aileen Shaw | 8/2002 | Abstract | Full Text

Bridging Differences and Building Collaboration: The Critical Role of Leadership
By Steven D. Pierce | 6/2002 | Abstract | Full Text

Toward a New Paradigm for Civil Society Leadership: The Art of Bridging Gaps
By Peggy Dulany | 11/1997 | Abstract | Full Text

Multiparty Cooperation for Development in Asia
By L. David Brown and Rajesh Tandon | 3/1992 | Abstract | Full Text