Young Professionals

Association of Louisville

Young

Professionals

Association of

Louisville

 

 

CONNECT.

ENGAGE.

DEVELOP.

The Young Professionals Association of Louisville (YPAL) provides leadership development, educational opportunities, and philanthropic support to Louisville’s Young Professionals for the benefit of the local community. Our mission is to create a vibrant, welcoming young professional community in Greater Louisville by connecting, engaging, and developing our members.

 

CONNECT. ENGAGE. DEVELOP.

The Young Professionals Association of Louisville (YPAL) provides leadership development, educational opportunities, and philanthropic support to Louisville’s Young Professionals for the benefit of the local community. Our mission is to create a vibrant, welcoming young professional community in Greater Louisville by connecting, engaging, and developing our members.

Upcoming Events

YPAL offers a variety of events and meetings, allowing you to participate in the ones that fit your schedule, goals and needs. Members enjoy discounted or free admission to events, but everyone is welcome to attend. View our calendar for a complete list of upcoming meetings, networking events and community gatherings.

 

 

Over 1100 Members

and Counting!

“YPAL introduced me to business leaders and other young professionals I would not have met otherwise and helped me become more involved in my local community. It was an enriching experience that has shaped the professional I am today.” – Sally G.
“…amazing opportunity to expand my personal and professional network…” – Drew E.

Latest News

How YPAL helped shape the success of Louisville’s KFC Yum! Center

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (June 20, 2024) -- The KFC Yum! Center has been one of the best arenas in the U.S. since it opened in 2010. Despite its now established reputation in the city, the arena was met with opposition during early years of development. Young Professionals...

2024 YPAL Award Winner: LaDaya Kami Owens

YPAL is proud to announce our 2024 YPAL Award Winners! Meet LaDaya Kami Owens. LaDaya was nominated by peers for connecting, engaging and developing in our community and was recognized among more than 200 nominees. LaDaya, also known as Kami, is a native of Kentucky...

2024 YPAL Award Winner: Annette Dangerfield

YPAL is proud to announce our 2024 YPAL Award Winners! Meet Annette Dangerfield. Annette was nominated by peers for connecting, engaging and developing in our community and was recognized among more than 200 nominees. Annette is a Kentucky native who grew up in south...

2024 YPAL Award Winner: Marcus Goodwin

YPAL is proud to announce our 2024 YPAL Award Winners! Meet Marcus Goodwin. Marcus was nominated by peers for connecting, engaging and developing in our community and was recognized among more than 200 nominees. Marcus Goodwin is a certified HR professional with a...

2024 YPAL Award Winner: Belle Townsend

YPAL is proud to announce our 2024 YPAL Award Winners! Meet Belle Townsend. Belle was nominated by peers for connecting, engaging and developing in our community and was recognized among more than 200 nominees. Currently based in Louisville, Belle Townsend is a...

2024 YPAL Award Winner: Peyton Brock

YPAL is proud to announce our 2024 YPAL Award Winners! Meet Peyton Brock. Peyton was nominated by peers for connecting, engaging and developing in our community and was recognized among more than 200 nominees. Peyton Brock is a Kentucky native with roots in Laurel...

2024 YPAL Award Winner: Monteva Hodo

YPAL is proud to announce our 2024 YPAL Award Winners! Meet Monteva Hodo. Monteva was nominated by peers for connecting, engaging and developing in our community and was recognized among more than 200 nominees. As a champion of people and service, Monteva Hodo is a...

2024 YPAL Award Winner: Gentille Ntakarutimana

YPAL is proud to announce our 2024 YPAL Award Winners! Meet Gentille Ntakarutimana. Gentille was nominated by peers for connecting, engaging and developing in our community and was recognized among more than 200 nominees. Gentille, the Assistant Director for the...

7 young professionals selected as 2024 YPAL Award Winners

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (June 16, 2024) -- Young Professionals Association of Louisville (YPAL) is honored to announce seven outstanding young professionals who were selected as 2024 YPAL Award Winners. These seven young professionals are sterling representatives of leaders...

My Story | My YPAL – Amina Shale

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (June 3, 2024) -- A YPAL member and recent graduate of the Emerging Leaders Program is leading a life-long mission to help people in Louisville. Amina Shale is the executive director of the More Than A Smile Foundation, which advocates for the...

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