YPN Seattle

The Chamber’s Young Professionals Network

  • About

    YPN Seattle seeks to create a region where the next generation of business and community leaders are valued, informed, and prepared to lead.

    We provide emerging leaders a pathway to leadership through access to resources, business leaders, and community.

    We aim to achieve this through:

    • Insights to enhance leadership skills, career, and connections
    • Access to a diverse group of business and community leaders
    • Community among like-minded individuals
    • Knowledge on the pulse of our region
    • Opportunities to amplify voices of young professionals


  • Why attend

    Why attend? When you are a part of YPN, you will:

    1. Hear from our city’s most innovative leaders, community-movers and industry-shakers
    2. Build relationships with fellow forward-thinking young professionals
    3. Invest in your professional and civic know-how with our programs and volunteer opportunities

  • Who attends

    YPN is designed for young professionals aged 21-39, but all are welcome!

    Our events attract people from a wide variety of industries and we invite you to attend if any of the following applies to you:
    1. You work in Seattle or the surrounding area
    2. You are looking for a place to learn about issues and people that are making an impact in our business and civic communities
    3. You want to build relationships with other local young professionals
    4. You are new to the city and looking to meet active and forward-thinking peers

  • What past attendees have to say
    "Excellent event as always! I appreciate how structured Chamber events are. Always great connections as well! Can't wait for the next event!"

    "Awesome event! I can't think of a better way to mingle with top executives in the area. this was definitely a learning experience for me and I appreciate being invited! thank you!"

    "Great event yet again! Thanks much for all you do for the community of young professionals."
  • Get more involved

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    Sign up to receive email updates about this program and related events.

YPN Advisory Board

The YPN Advisory Board is a core group of committed members who offer non-binding guidance on the management of the program.

YPN Advisory Board Members

  • Samantha DeMars-Hansen, PRR
  • Rasheeda Grant
  • Senji Lama, Swedish Health Services
  • Dayna Lurie, Hilltop Public Solutions
  • Megan Managan, Washington Bankers Association
  • Rachel Peterson, Boeing
  • Danielle Salomon (Board Chair), Ammex Corporation
  • Kathleen Schauer, Cisco
  • Spenser Troiano, Swedish Health Services
  • Marcus Williams, MSquared Media

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