Candidate Position Responses

Special Election for Kansas 4th Congressional District

Suzy Finn - YPW Executive Director

On April 11, Kansans in the 4th Congressional District will go to the polls to elect a new Member of Congress to the seat that was recently vacated by CIA Director Mike Pompeo. YPW was able to ask each of the candidates—Ron Estes, Republican; James…

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Young Professionals of Wichita lowers membership investment

Making YPW More Accessible

Meghan Madsen - YPW Marketing Intern

In response to the growing number entrepreneurial startup companies and freelance contractors in the Wichita area, Young Professionals of Wichita (YPW) has lowered its membership fees from $150 to $65 for individuals not employed by member companies of the Wichita Regional Chamber of Commerce. This…

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YPW Community Service Superstars

Camille Gaddis - YPW Volunteer

Congratulations to our fourth quarter Community Service Superstars! They will receive a free oil change courtesy of Davis–Moore Automotive. ypw service superstar: ashley devlin, jajo Ashley Devlin is a Brand Manager for Jajo and is a member of the Pulse Team. Her introduction to YPW began by…

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YPW announces 2017 Leadership Academy class

Suzy Finn - YPW Executive Director

Twenty-five area young professionals have been selected to participate in the 2017 Young Professionals of Wichita (YPW) Leadership Academy, a leadership development program for young professionals who are interested in growing their leadership capabilities. Leadership Academy participants were nominated for the class by members of…

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YPW Community Service Superstars

Camille Gaddis - YPW Volunteer

Congratulations to our second quarter Community Service Superstars! They will receive a free oil change courtesy of Davis–Moore Automotive. ypw service superstar: leyanne oller, emprise bank  Leyanne Oller is an active member of the Pulse Team and joined YPW for the networking opportunities and to…

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So Many Ways to Vote!

Make Your Voice Heard in 2016

Kate Flavin - YPW Volunteer

Voter turnout for this year’s General Election is expected to be 80% in Sedgwick County.  Will you be included in that number? If you cannot vote on Tuesday, November 8, there are plenty of other options to make sure your ballot counts in the upcoming…

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11 Hand-Picked Reasons Why ICT Millennials are Proud to Call The City Their Own

Millennials Market ICT to other Millennials

Suzy Finn - YPW Executive Director

In an impromptu gesture, a group of millennials decided to take it upon themselves to help market the city of Wichita to other millennials through the form of an infographic they titled “UnpredICTably Amazing.” This group said they were tired of people bagging on their…

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YPW Is Hiring!

Join our team

Suzy Finn - YPW Executive Director

In September, YPW reached a new milestone of having more than 3,000 members! This is an exciting time for our organization and our community, and we are now looking for the right person to help our members continue to create high-quality programs and events. Our…

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YPW Leadership Academy Nomination Process Now Open

Nominate a YP Leader Today

Suzy Finn - YPW Executive Director

Young Professionals of Wichita (YPW) is now accepting nominations for its 2017 Leadership Academy class. In its seventh year as a program of the YP-focused organization, the Leadership Academy provides an opportunity for early and mid-career individuals to enhance their organizational and community leadership skills,…

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YPW Announces 2017 Board of Trustees

Group selected to lead YPW's strategy development

Suzy Finn - YPW Executive Director

Young Professionals of Wichita Announces 2017 Board Members The Young Professionals of Wichita approved its 2017 Board members at a recent board meeting. Ellen Decker, of Allen, Gibbs & Houlik, L.C., will serve as the 2017 Board Chair. Zach Wiggins, of Martin Pringle Attorneys at…

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