“I saw a program that was different than any other…What if we’re overlooking young leaders with great potential simply because they’re not using their strengths in conventional ways?”

Denise Blair was the cover feature in the Spring/Summer 2012 edition of Open Magazine. She talks about how and when she began to see the In the Lead program reaching out in a preventative way to young people who were vulnerable to risk-taking behavior.

Read more about her story in Because of Athabasca University.