Young Professional Leaders

Young Professional Leaders (YPL) and Lead. Impact. Network. Change (LINC) are open to community-minded young people under 40.

Director of Engagement, YPL/LINC

Chosen as one of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s five professional organizations for young professionals and millennials, Young Professional Leaders (YPL) is the group of choice for community-minded young people.

YPL is for emerging professionals under 40 who give $500 annually and are on a mission to give and volunteer professionally and philanthropically.

Our group focuses on Child Well Being and Learning Spaces across our community.

Benefits that add up to more

YPL provides opportunities for philanthropic, social, and professional growth. 

YPL Member Spotlight: Jessica Gibbs

“Increasing access to early learning provide students with more equitable educational experiences that can set them up for success when they enter in school.”

Latest news and events

Support various Learning Spaces locations aimed at enhancing educational materials, such as books for children.

Highlight Reel

In July 2023, we turned Atlanta into Havana and celebrated the collective work of our Young Professional Leaders and LINC members within the community! This party with a purpose brought everyone together to help create more opportunities for children in Greater Atlanta through our Learning Spaces Initiative.
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Our Impact Networks

Engagement Groups

African-American Partnership members give $1000 annually and are committed to uplifting African-American boys and young men in the metro Atlanta area.
LINC members give $250 annually and are under the age of 30.
Women United mobilizes women of diverse backgrounds and is open to those who give $1000 annually.
LINC members give $250 annually and are under the age of 30, and YPL members give $500 annually and are under the age of 40.

Donor Recognition Societies

Tocqueville Society and Ivan Allen donors give $10,000 and $25,000 annually, respectfully.
Legacy Leaders are individuals or couples who commit to a planned gift through their wills or estate plans.
Cole Society members give $1,000 annually. This includes access to Women United and African-American Partnership.​

Board Service

United Way VIP is a nationally recognized board governance training program.

Thank you for your interest in Young Professional Leaders.