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Seattle Young Professionals  
 
The groups and organizations listed below are geared primarily towards young professionals (25-44 years old) interested in any number of various subjects ranging from the Arts to Philanthrophy.  

CityClub of Seattle

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: CityClub, a non-partisan group, organizes regular events on a variety of issues that affect the people of the region. Members include a mix of seasoned and upcoming community leaders and influencers.

 

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Fred Hutch's Innovators Network

 

Networking events in Seattle

Overview: Geared to those under 45 and contributing $1,000 per year, IN is the next generation of Seattle leaders in FHCRC's mission to eliminate cancer and related diseases as causes of human suffering.

 

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Junior League of Seattle

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Junior League of Seattle members are women committed to community voluntarism and leadership. The group provides a forum for the development of life long-friendships and valuable connections.

 

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Social Venture Partners

 

Networking events Seattle and Eastside

Overview: SVP provides excellent networking for local professionals committed to making an impact in our community. Each Partner commits to an annual contribution of $6,000 ($2,500 for young professionals).

 

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Young Professionals of Seattle

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: YPOS is an active group of local young professionals. YPOS organizes regular events for young professionals to meet each other, expand their networks, advance their careers and build community.

 

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Cascade Brewers Guild

 

Networking events in Seattle and the Eastside

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Center for International Career Development

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Seattle-based CICD organizes international internship and training programs for young adults an college students. Americans are placed overseas and foreigners are brought to US for work experience.

 

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City of Seattle Board & Commissions

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Over 50 boards & commissions advise the city and mayor on issues ranging from bicycles to sister cities. Serving on a board is a great way to network and build influence. Young professionals sought.

 

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Crosscut

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Crosscut is a local, nonprofit news website. Members receive invitations to in-depth, exclusive events with local civic leaders. Crosscut also offers a Young Professionals Board. Check it out.

 

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Emerging Leaders

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Emerging Leaders is a program of United Way of King County for local young professionals seeking volunteer and networking opportunities with like-minded people in their community.

 

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Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) - Seattle Chapter

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: EO (formerly YEO and WEO) helps successful entrepreneurs under 40 to succeed by providing them a venue and forum where they can learn from each other and support each other. EO is members-only group known for nurturing strong business and personal bonds b

 

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Get Engaged

 

Networking events in Seattle

Overview: Get Engaged is a civic leadership program of YMCA and City of Seattle to place young, future leaders on various boards and commissions.

 

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Institute for a Democratic Future

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: IDF is a six-month program to educate, motivate and inspire emerging Democratic leaders in Washington Sate. Participation is limited to men and women ages 21-36.

 

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King County Young Democrats

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: KCYD is the King County chapter of the Young Democrats of Washington. Membership is open to any registered Democrat under 36 years of age residing in King County.

 

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King County Young Republicans

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: KCYR supports the Republican Party by helping to elect Republican candidates, discovering young future Republican leaders and encouraging its members to participate in the political process. Membership is open registered King County voters between 18 and

 

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Leadership Eastside

 

Networking events primarily in Bellevue

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Leadership Tomorrow

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Leadership Tomorrow is a community leader development program supported by sponsorship of the region's leading employers and foundations.

 

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Lean In - Seattle Chapter

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: This group meets regularly in the pursuit of developing women leaders at every level of their careers.

 

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Meetup Groups and Events

 

Networking events in Seattle and across Washington State

Overview: There are over 1,000 Meetup groups around Seattle, each based on a specific common interest. Meetup events (called Meetups) may attract anywhere from a few to several hundred people.

 

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Net Impact Seattle

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Net Impact Seattle Chapter is a network of local professionals interested in advancing corporate social responsibility and sustainability.

 

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Network After Work Seattle

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Monthly mixer for local professionals and business people.

 

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Northwest Environmental Business Council (NEBC)

 

Networking events in Seattle and throughout Puget Sound Region

Overview: NEBC is a membership and advocacy group comprised primarily of companies with a strategic interest in environmental policies and issues that relate to industry. Events are open also to non-members.

 

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Pacific Northwest Ballet's Young Patrons Circle

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Young Patrons Circle is PNB's social and educational group for people in their 20s and 30s. Members can meet each other during hosted intermission receptions and post-performance parties.

 

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ProDev Seattle

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: ProDev (Professional + Development... get it?) is an educational event series, created by Young Professionals of Seattle, featuring conversations with business leaders and mentors.

 

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Project LEAD

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: This annual leadership development program by United Way of King County aims to increase the representation of people of color on nonprofit boards and in other positions of community leadership.

 

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Seattle Jaycees

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Seattle Jaycees is a members-only civic group that provides valuable relationship-building, professional development and personal growth opportunities men and women ages 21 to 40.

 

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Seattle Opera BRAVO! Club

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: The BRAVO! Club is a membership group for people in their twenties or thirties dedicated to celebrating Seattle Opera productions through a variety of social and educational events year-round.

 

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Seattle Symphony's WolfGang

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: WolfGang is Seattle Symphony's club for people in their 20s or 30s who share a passion for classical music. Membership provides regular networking opportunities in and around the symphony.

 

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Seattle Urban League Young Professionals

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: SULYP supports emerging black local leaders by providing opportunities for personal and professional development, networking, volunteering and leadership.

 

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Seattle Works

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: Seattle Works informs, connects and inspires people in their 20s and 30s to take action in their community. Programs cover volunteerism, philanthropy, civic engagement, leadership and social capital.

 

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The Washington Bus

 

Networking events primarily in greater Seattle region

Overview: The Bus is the political organization of young people, by young people, and for all people.

 

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Urban Land Institute Northwest

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: ULI is a global organization providing leadership in sustainable land use. The group's events attract a who's who from the local real estate community.

 

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Washington DECA

 

Networking events throughout Puget Sound Region and Washington State

Overview: WA DECA creates partnerships between business and education by giving high school students to gain real world marketing experience. Members and supporters enjoy regular networking opportunities.

 

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Washington State Young Democrats

 

Networking events in Seattle and throughout Washington

Overview: The Young Democrats of Washington is a political group for democrats under the age of 36.

 

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Women's Philanthropic Investment Group (WPIG) of Seattle

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: WPIG is a group of young Seattle professional women who volunteer their time to build community, raise funds, volunteer and build strong relationships with each other along the way.

 

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World Affairs Council of Seattle

 

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Overview: The WAC of Seattle creates forums to discuss topical global issues. Frequent events provide regular networking opportunities for members and young professionals.

 

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Young Presidents' Organization (YPO)

 

Networking events in Seattle and throughout Puget Sound region

Overview: YPO is a membership group for presidents (under age of 50) of companies with $1M+ to help them succeed by providing a venue and forum where they can learn from each other and support each other.

 

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Young Professionals Network - Seattle

 

Networking events in Seattle

Overview: YPN is a program of the Seattle Chamber for young business professionals who organize social, professional and civic networking events around town.

 

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Young Travel Professionals - Seattle Chapter

 

Networking events in and around Seattle

Overview: YTP Seattle meets monthly to bring together young professionals from the travel, tourism and service sectors for networking and mentoring. YTP is helping develop the next generation of travel leaders.

 

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