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Browse the latest announcements, news, commentary on young professional events and issues in Greater Omaha.

Millennials in Action

The terms experienced, young and millennials don’t always fall within the same sentence, but today’s millennials are just that. According to Pew Research, the Millennial generation spans ages 37 to 22, and many members of this group have emerged as team leaders,...

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Nominate a Greater Omaha mega-star

Do you know someone who is doing exceptional things for our community? Nominate them as a 2019 Change Maker. A Change Maker is someone making a positive, innovative and powerful change in our community and beyond. Let’s take a look back at the 2018 Change Makers....

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YP Summit Breakout Speakers RFPs

Are You or Someone You Know Making an Impact in Our Community? The YP Summit is an annual event that brings more than 1,500 young professionals and community leaders together under one roof for an entertaining and educational day of personal, professional and...

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Trivia Night: A Fundraiser for YNPNGO

Time to put your thinking cap on! Grab some friends for a trivia FUNdraiser in support of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Greater Omaha (YNPNGO). Teams of up to six (6) will battle it out for the top prize (and bragging rights). Categories include:...

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Young Nebraskans Week

Community vibrancy is an ever-increasing factor in today’s job marketplace as workers can often choose from where they work instead of simply relocating to where jobs are located. The attraction, retention and development of young workers is vitally important for...

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Maha 2018: Exclusive Patio Seating

 Exclusive seating? Yes, you read that right. Join the Greater Omaha Chamber YPs at LIV Lounge on Aug. 17, 6 – 9 p.m. during the first night of the Maha Music Festival. This lively summer music festival is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a mix of vibrant and...

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What’s Your Story: Jon Ellison

Say hello to transplant Jon Ellison. He was born and raised in Broken Bow, NE and went to college at the University of Nebraska-Kearney. He now works and lives in Omaha and is the ProFinder Engagement Consultant at Linkedin. How do you describe Omaha to people outside...

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On deck: the next Council of Companies Meeting

Designed for leaders of employee resource groups, the Council of Companies will gather again on Wednesday, August 22 to touch base on two hot topics: transit and diversity & inclusion within the workplace. Q3 Council of Companies Meeting Wednesday, Aug 22 7:30 – 9...

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YP Neighborhood Block Party

Come outdoors for the first ever YP Neighborhood Block Party! Date: August 22, 5-7 p.m. Location: Park East Park - 39 S 26th Ave Omaha, NE 68105 Free to attend but please register in advance. The Greater Omaha Chamber Young Professionals' August Engagement Forum is...

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Get to know ORBT

Over the past year, Greater Omaha Chamber Young Professionals have been following the developments of Omaha's new bus rapid transit system. Construction on the project will begin next year and we've asked ORBT's Community Outreach Coordinator, Jason Rose,...

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Join us at Intro June 28

Intro is the perfect summer cocktail: those who’ve lived in Omaha for a while mixing with those who’ve just arrived for work or summer internships. Newcomers: Get to know some new friends and all that Omaha has to offer. Locals: Share stories and recommendations of...

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Two ways to impact Greater Omaha

Omaha has some exciting volunteer projects coming up. Join the wave and impact Omaha with other Young Professionals. Annual Day of Service Volunteer with the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network on Saturday, June 16 for their Annual Day of Service at Victory...

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Secure passwords have never been our strong suit

Since the first use of a password in 1961, passwords have been known to be insecure and easily hacked. This may be partially because, ironically, “the MIT researchers who pioneered the passwords didn't really care much about security,” according to Robert McMillan of...

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Policy & A Pint: April Event Recap

On Monday, April 30 the Young Professionals Council and GOCYP hosted “Policy & A Pint: Why Affordable Housing Matters to Young People”. Discussion centered around barriers and benefits to affordable housing. The event helped individuals identify ways to advocate for a...

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Bike to Work Day 2018

Join local employers, businesses and bicyclists in National Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 18th. Spread the word and support a healthy and vibrant community not dependent on car-based travel. Besides making the trek yourself, check out these other opportunities to...

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24 Hours of Impact: Community Engagement Made Easy

We’re a “no-coast” community; and, on July 27, 2018, you and your organization can really be on a roll by joining the regional rally that is 24 Hours of Impact, a three-year-old initiative that asks: What good can you do in one hour? Here’s how it works: your company...

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What is Power without Humility?

Author: Jennifer Moss Breen, PHD, Director of the Interdisciplinary Doctorate of Education in Leadership program at Creighton University’s Graduate School.   When a leader has the combination of power and humility, it creates a dynamic person who not only knows how to...

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June Engagement Forum: Arts & Culture

Learn more about the broader arts community in Omaha while exploring unique and inspiring arts and culture hubs on North 24th Street. Meet a variety of artists, makers and advocates who are pouring their passion and talents into inspiring works of art and in turn,...

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Summit Scholarship

Just a few years ago I was brand new to Nebraska and just starting out in my real estate career. I had moved to Omaha from Washington, DC after visiting and realizing what incredible potential the city held. My enthusiasm was marred by one simple fact: other than...

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State of Our City

State of Our City Remember, Remember, the 9 of November If you attended State of Our City last Thursday November 9, you were part of something really cool. Our first ever event like this that engaged over 200 YPs, our second largest event ever second only to YP...

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