Four university members named to Focus St. Louis cohort

Four members of the Washington University in St. Louis community are among the 73 individuals selected by Focus St. Louis from the private, public and nonprofit sectors for its 46th Leadership St. Louis class. 


They are: 

  • Betsy Abente, associate director of the International Center for Child Health and Development at the Brown School;
  • Susan Craig, career consultant at the Career Center and adjunct instructor in international affairs at University College;
  • Andwele Jolly, executive director of business affairs in the Department of Pathology & Immunology at the School of Medicine; and  
  • Richard Payton, chief of staff to Henry S. Webber, executive vice chancellor for civic affairs and strategic planning

Leadership St. Louis is a highly respected program for experienced leaders who have demonstrated a deep commitment to improving the St. Louis region. The immersive nine-month curriculum explores issues such as economic development, racial equity, education, criminal justice, poverty, immigration, and arts and culture.

Learn more on the Focus St. Louis website.

Leave a Comment

Comments and respectful dialogue are encouraged, but content will be moderated. Please, no personal attacks, obscenity or profanity, selling of commercial products, or endorsements of political candidates or positions. We reserve the right to remove any inappropriate comments. We also cannot address individual medical concerns or provide medical advice in this forum.