Young Professionals

Association of Louisville

The Premier Professional & Social Networking

Group for 20-and-30 Somethings

Young

Professionals

Association of

Louisville

The Premier Professional & Social Networking Group for 20-and-30 Somethings

CONNECT. ENGAGE. DEVELOP.

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.

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. The mission of YPAL is to connect, engage, and develop metro Louisville’s young professionals through community, professional, and social opportunities.

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. The mission of YPAL is to connect, engage, and develop metro Louisville’s young professionals through community, professional, and social opportunities.

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.

Develop Series: The Smart Guide to Big Purchases

Date: 02/19/2018 Time: 5:30pm – 7:00pm

Quarterly Lunch: The Big Power of Big Data

Date: 03/19/2018 Time: 11:30am – 1:15pm

Over 1000 members and growing.

Over 1000 members and growing.

“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

Featured Member: Kathleen Jones

This month's Featured YPAL Member blog post is about Kathleen Jones, of Shred415! What is your day job? I'm the owner of Shred415 Highlands. How are you involved with YPAL? I moved to Louisville in July of 2018 and immediately joined YPAL to get involved in the...

Parker & Klein introduces: Demystifying Chemical Deicers

Try these options and go easier on your driveway, pets and landscaping The chemicals in deicers are toxic to plants and animals. Many types of treatments will pit cement causing thousands of dollars in damage and repair. LINK HERE for concise information...

YPAL’s Toast to 20: Eric Gunderson

Eric Gunderson is a former YP board member (he's been President, Director of Public Issues and VP of Community!) and now owns his own Marketing Firm. Read more about our former leader: What is your name? Eric Gunderson Where do you work? Gunderson Marketing Tell us...

Mission Behind Bars and Beyond (MB3)

Mission Behind Bars and Beyond (MB3) is a Kentucky non-profit that works with people who are incarcerated  and soon to be returning to our community.  We train and provide mentors, offer life skills classes, assist in workforce development and make available pastoral...

Emerging Leaders Program Graduation – Fall 2018

YPAL is proud to introduce the twenty-six graduates of its Fall 2018 Emerging Leaders Program. These twenty-six young professionals were selected to participate in YPAL’s twelfth Emerging Leaders Program presented by Jefferson National. Over the past three months,...

Nonprofit Spotlight: Summerbridge Volunteers Needed

Do you want to help make a difference this summer? Summerbridge is a 6-week, tuition-free academic enrichment program designed to prepare middle school students from underrepresented communities for the next grade level and enable them to enroll and succeed in...

2019 Young Leaders awards- now accepting nominations!

YPAL is proud to partner with Business First to announce the second annual Young Leaders Awards. These awards are given to young individuals who bring innovative ideas to their organizations, can find solutions to complex problems and give their time generously to...

Parker & Klein Real Estate Newsletter

Happy Fall from Parker & Klein! In September's newsletter, you will find home maintenance tips for the season change, upcoming community events and of course, home listings! Be sure to check out the full newsletter here: PKRE Monthly Newsletter September 2018.1...

Nonprofit Spotlight: Y-Now

Did you know that Kentucky has one of the highest incarceration rates in the world? If each U.S. state were its own country, Kentucky would be #7, according to a 2015 analysis by the Prison Policy Initiative. Inmates aren’t the only ones affected by their...

Featured Member: William Hixson

YPAL Featured Member Give us a little background about yourself. I graduated from Western Kentucky University with a degree in education and I will never teach in a school setting. I do freelance graphic design in my spare time and I love working one-on-one with...

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