YNPN Alumni Series: Alyssa Kopf- VP of Strategic Services, The Denver Foundation

Alyssa joined YNPN Denver because it provided her with an opportunity to network with many  professionals who inspired her and earned her respect during a pivotal time in her career. She advised, “Your late 20’s and early 30’s are such a critical time in your career. You stop simply working, and you start to become more strategic and think about the direction you want your career to take.”


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Making the Most of a Networking Event


Since we have a networking event coming up on August 17th where over 10 young professional organizations will be represented, we thought it may be a good idea to share some successful tips on how to get the most out of a networking event.


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The Perks of Having an Office (With a Door)

study-listening-to-music-improves-accuracy-Ron-Burgundy.jpgMusic has been an essential component of every job I have had, whether working in a grocery store, kitchen, quick lube oil change place, catering company, bar, liquor store, university, halloween super store, or nonprofit. Many of those jobs demanded I listen to music – music that pumped relentlessly through tiny overhead speakers, music that was often pre-selected or work appropriate.


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Elevate Profile: An Interview with Katie Huey


The 2016 YNPN Denver Elevate applications are now open until July 15th! This profile gives you a snapshot into the life of one of our Elevate graduates.


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When the Inevitable Shit Hits the Fan

Danger-Sign.jpgShit. Here we go. I can’t believe they just left like that. I can’t believe we listened to them. How could we have made that decision? it was clearly taking us down the wrong path. We’ve strayed from our mission. How can we serve when we can’t even work together?


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