About leap

For the past 14 years, The LEAP Foundation has hosted LEAP Week, a week-long, award-winning motivational leadership program for 15-25+ year olds on the campus of UCLA, bringing together young adults from across the United States and around the world.

LEAP Week participants connect with other motivated students in small-groups designed to build connections with other young adults their age and develop personalized goals.

Participants leave LEAP Week with confidence and purpose, invaluable connections, and motivation to achieve their goals.

Dr. Bill Dorfman, Founder


Dr. Bill Dorfman is a highly sought after motivational leader for young adults and the Co-founder of The LEAP Foundation. He is a recipient of 14 lifetime achievement awards and is well-known for being featured on shows like ABC’s Extreme Makeover and CBS’s The Doctors. Having co-founded one of the world’s leading dental companies, Discus Dental, Dr. Bill has continued to do exceptional work in dentistry–helping thousands of patients smile for over 20 years.

Charlie Gallagher, Executive Director


A former LEAP Week participant and small group leader, Charlie has continued to show his passion for helping young adults identify their passions and lead fulfilling lives as Executive Director of the nonprofit, The LEAP Foundation. His leadership has helped the organization impact more young adults across the US and world. 

join us this july for LEAP WEEK!

LEAP Week 2021 will be virtual, join us from July 19 – 23rd.


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