In Search for the Most Talented

Join Our Team

2018 has been a remarkable year for YPW. As an organization we evolved, built new connections, and grew our membership to over 3,800 members. 2019 is going to be an exciting year for YPW and to continue building on our successes, we are expanding our…

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The Final Post

Seeing wichita through fresh eyes, part 4

We’ve discussed my favorite places and things, the thriving downtown entertainment area, adventures to be had and all the fab places to live in Wichita. You might be wondering what’s left. Are you asking yourself, isn’t there still more we can do? Well, yes, there…

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Putting Down Roots

seeing wichita through fresh eyes, part 3

Ever find yourself yearning for an urban landscape, deep in the middle of the action, but not knowing where to start? The up and coming downtown corridor is just the place to start. Eclectic, unique businesses are popping up on every corner. Between yummy coffee…

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My Wichita Favorites

seeing wichita through fresh eyes, part 2

Wichita is rich with adventures to be had and experiences to be enjoyed. Some well-known and others a bit more obscure. I have some personal favorites, as I’m sure you do as well. If you’re not that familiar with our city or haven’t really stopped…

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seeing wichita through fresh eyes


Twenty-one years. That’s how long I have lived in Wichita. I was born and raised in the Air Capitol of the World. Good or bad, I have had plenty of time to form an opinion on this city. Growing up I wanted out, out, out…

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Intern Return

Exposing Interns to Wichita

By Joslyn M. Kusiak YPW College Connection Chair   What a great summer! Thank you to all Young Professionals of Wichita volunteers, sponsors, corporate investors, and Wichita businesses who put together three awesome summer events, helped fund the program, and encouraged the summer interns to…

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Make the Most of Wichita

During Your Internship

By Jessica Williams Ambassadors Team Member Welcome to the “Real World,” interns! No, you haven’t been chosen to live in a mansion, work together and have your lives recorded by an MTV crew. Yes, you have to wake up every morning and go to work…

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Successful Summer Intern Return Program Concludes

More than 100 interns participate

By Jessica Williams, Kwik Shop Ambassadors Team Member We can’t believe it’s already over: what a great summer for Young Professionals of Wichita and Wichita interns! More than 100 interns discovered why Wichita is a great place to live, work, and play after attending the…

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YPW Welcomes Summer Interns

Program kicks off with Wingnuts Tailgate

Intern Return kicked off with a Wingnuts game on June 6, when nearly 70 summer interns played yard games before enjoying the 1-0 Wingnuts win. YPW members welcomed the interns to Wichita, many of whom are from out of state. Interim Nexus Chair Chad Glenn…

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Intern Return 2013

Program Kicks off in June

In a survey of 2012 college graduates by Accenture, 41 percent said they were working in positions unrelated to their college majors and another seven percent were still unemployed. For many students, the answer to the problem of weak hiring is to work in an…

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Summer intern events

Intern Return 2012

The goal of YPW’s Intern Return program is to utilize their resources to enrich an interns experience in Wichita both socially and professionally by integrating them into the YPW network. As they complete their education, we want Wichita to be their #1 city of choice…

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Welcome to W

Same mission. New name. Young Professionals of Wichita (YPW) is now W. Join us as we move forward into our next chapter of building tomorrow’s leaders today.