Annie Lang | Founder & President

  • B.S. Organizational Leadership and Professional Communication, Duquesne University
  • Advanced Certification in Color, Fashion, and Image Consulting, EIS, Inc.
  • Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society
  • Duquesne University’s Iota Chi Chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society
  • National Association of Professional Women
  • 15 years experience leading Phase One and Phase Two Chapters
  • Owner of Successfully Suited, LLC

“I began LeadersNow International out of love and compassion for young women. Having a daughter of my own, as well as having lost a sister due to an eating disorder, I was troubled by the negative messages young women receive in the world and in the media about their value being in what size they wear or how physically attractive they are.  I felt compelled to found an organization that would help young women discover their true dignity, worth, and value.

LNI is an organization that supports young women throughout the most critical years of their lives; when they are discovering who they are, their unique gifts and talents, and what makes them special.  Our programs transform young women from within, giving them the formation, support, and practical tools they need to become confident young women who fully appreciate their worth and make a positive impact on society as a result.”

Pat Herbert

Vice President

Pat was one of our first Chapter Coordinators in LeadersNow International and is the owner of Right Fit College Search.

Karen Strom


MS in Math Education.  Karen is one of the founding members of LeadersNow International and also served as a Chapter Coordinator.  She is an educator who has taught math at both the college and high school levels.

Marianne Ignelzi


Marianne has several daughters who were members of LNI during middle school and high school.  She served as a Chapter Coordinator for one of our first LNI Chapters.

Hayley Valyo

Assistant Director of Curriculum

BS in Mid-Level Education. Hayley is an educator who currently provides our programming to schools in the Pittsburgh area.  She was a member of LNI as a middle school, high school, and college student. She is also one of the original members of the LeadersNow International Professional Association and helps to develop new curriculum for our high school members.

Ashley Mutschler


MS in Humanities.  Ashley is an educator who currently teaches at the middle school level.  She has also worked as a Professional Development Consultant for CollegeBoard.

Our Past and Present Chapters

Arcadia CA

San Francisco CA

Sunnyvale CA

Moon Park CA

San Jose CA

Belmont CA

Palo Alto CA

Clovis CA

Los Altos CA

Hayward CA

Freemont CA

Colorado Springs CO

Greeley CO

Fort Collins CO

Washington DC

Weston FL

Duluth GA

Atlanta GA

Bloomington IL

Medfield MA

Sterling MA

Brookline MA

Rockville MD

Chevy Chase MD

Great Falls VA

Gathersburg MD

Kensington MD

Charlotte NC

Morrisville NC

Windham NH

Westampton NJ

Edison NJ

Boonton NJ

Morristown NJ

Albuquerque NM

New York NY

White Plains NY

Washingtonville NY

Newburg NY

Canton OH

Dover OH

New Philadelphia OH

Akron OH

Norton OH

Clinton OH

Columbus OH

Steubenville OH

Pittsburgh PA

Wexford PA

Pheonixville PA

Gibsonia PA

Glenshaw PA

Cranberry PA

Murrysville PA

Bridgeville PA

Venetia PA

Woonsocket RI

Fort Mill SC

Glen Allen VA

McClean VA

Fairfax VA

Silverspring MD

Arlington VA

Halenthorpe MD

Richmond VA

Alexandria VA

Chantille VA

Great Falls VA

Reston VA

Potomic Falls VA

Toronto ON

Tabletop Australia

Holdbrook Australia

Mexico City MX

Katy TX

San Antonio TX

Austin TX

Napa CA

Franklin MA

Washingtonville NY

Philadelphia PA

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