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2020 Virtual Leadership Seminar

The Connecticut HOBY leadership seminar will take place this year virtually on Saturday June 13th and Sunday June 14th, 8am-4:30pm. As you may know, CT HOBY is an entirely volunteer led organization; we are a small part of HOBY- an international non-profit organization that holds over 70 Leadership Seminars across the country each spring. Volunteers across…

We’ll Be Back: The Ambassadors Returning Home

While the ambassadors might have traveled from all across Connecticut to attend the seminar this weekend, we strive to make sure that no one forgets where they come from. At HOBY CT they had the opportunity to learn about themselves, and how to lead as an individual and as a group within society. With this…

Everything You Need to Know about Fundraising

Written By: Dylan Rispoli WHY FUNDRAISE? As an Alumni Association, we operate throughout the year without any expenses. 100% of the money we fundraise goes directly toward the CT HOBY Leadership Seminar. This annual program is designed to prepare Connecticut’s high school sophomores to become effective, ethical leaders. All aspects of the CT HOBY Leadership…

WLC 2017

Hey, Connecticut HOBY! This past July, we had the privilege to witness four Connecticut HOBY 2017 alumni take on the HOBY World Leadership Congress (#HOBYWLC2017): #theGOLDstandard, at Loyola University in the City by the Lake, Chicago, Illinois! But, instead of just recapping what happened that life-changing week, why not hear from the alumni themselves? We…

Last minute seminar information!

Where will the seminar be held? The seminar will take place at University of Bridgeport, Barnum Hall; 150 Marina Park Circle, Bridgeport, CT 06604When will the seminar be held? Seminar participants may register any time after 7:00 a.m. but before 8:30 a.m. on June 3rd, 2016. The seminar will begin with Ambassador Orientation on Friday,…


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Jill Durso, 2016 Outstanding Young Alumni Award Recipient

I was sitting in the dining hall at school on a Tuesday night when my phone started to ring. It was an unknown number from California, so I figured it had to be HOBY related. After answering, the President and CEO of HOBY, Javier La Fianza, informed me that I had been selected as one…


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2016 HOBY Seminar Theme

2016 Theme: All for One and One for All The Hugh O’Brian Youth (HOBY) Leadership conference is known for its focus on personal, group, and societal leadership. These elements ultimately culminate in a push toward our Leadership 4 Service (L4S) objective. This year, we look forward to showcasing these principles to our 2016 ambassadors with an…