Young Professionals of Waukesha County

Grow. Connect. Belong.

Are you early in your career, or feel like you’re still mapping out your career goals? Are you in your 20’s or 30’s and looking to build your professional community? Are you looking for professional development opportunities to help you get to the next stage in your career?

Join other young professionals in Waukesha County to get to know each other, access professional development opportunities and build lasting connections with each other and the community. We are the next generation of leaders in Waukesha County—build your network now to enrich your career and personal life for years to come.

  • Professional Development programs – Meet our YP group to develop your professional skills to move forward in your career.
    • Pro-tip: Invite a friend or coworker to the program to help you feel comfortable networking and help others you know develop themselves professionally. These programs are a great opportunity to get to know coworkers outside of the normal office setting.
  • Emerging Leaders of Waukesha County – This annual awards program honors YPs who live or work in Waukesha County and who are creating and inspiring a better vision for the future. We celebrate the strides the award recipients are taking to further themselves personally and professionally by showing initiative, determination and commitment.
  • Access volunteer opportunities to get involved with the Waukesha County nonprofit community and make a difference in our area.

Participation in the Young Professionals of Waukesha County group is offered to YPs at no additional cost when your company is a member of the Alliance. There may be registration fees associated with individual YP programs.


Young Professionals of Waukesha County

Don’t miss an interactive discussion about building the foundation for what it takes to grow within your organization and also to recognize the signs for when it’s time to move on. While there may not be a magic checklist that will tell you everything you need to do, there are lessons to be learned from real stories of success and missteps.

Lynell Meeth, MSHR, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, is an HR Consultant at Zywave, a leader in the insurance tech industry, who will lead the discussion and share examples and insights of her own career development journey spanning 25 years of HR professional work in the financial, non-profit, and software industries.

October 26, 2021, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.


YP Morning Mingle

Join us for our November Young Professionals Morning Mingle! This is your chance to network and connect with fellow Waukesha County Young Professionals. This month, we’ll also be joined by past recipients of the Emerging Leaders of Waukesha Count Award. Meet Emerging Leaders alumni and have the opportunity to ask about their career journey, how they get involved in the community and what makes a great leader. We look forward to mingling and making new connections!
November 18, 2021, 8:00 – 9:30 a.m.