Making a Difference: When Life Gives You Lemons Make Lemonade


Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) emerged from the front yard lemonade stand of cancer patient Alexandra “Alex” Scott (1996-2004). In 2000, 4-year-old Alex announced that she wanted to hold a lemonade stand to raise money to help find a cure for all children with cancer. Since Alex held that first stand, the Foundation bearing her name has evolved into a national fundraising movement, complete with thousands of supporters across the country carrying on her legacy of hope.
Liz and Jay Scott, Alex’s parents will discuss the ALSF movement and how it's changed the lives of many people.  They will also highlight the incredible response from employees at organizations who connect to their communities through programs with a cause.  Liz and Jay will also discuss the importance of leaders who drive a value-based culture, how leadership must live by example to truly engage a loyal workforce and how sometimes a movement starts top down and other times it takes a bottom up approach.
In this session, you will learn:

  • Engagement with your staff through job centric activities
  • Engagement with your staff through other workplace activities
  • Engagement, leadership, and team building in surprising ways
  • Leaders are accountable for the culture at work and how a great culture leads to great results

Keynote Co-Presenters

Liz and Jay Scott

Co-Executive Directors, Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer