Young Professionals Conference: ELEVATE TO LEAD

Saturday, May 27th | 8:30am - 4:00pm |  The University of Akron Student Union

Welcome Reception Friday, May 26th | 5:30pm | Akron Urban League Odom Hall


This conference is for young professionals in the surrounding area to learn, elevate, and lead in the following areas:

  • Professional Development: Emotional Intelligence and Leadership Development
  • Financial Empowerment: Career Growth & Salary Negotiations, Wealth Building, and Entrepreneurship
  • Community Engagement: Social Impact - Building a Community, Politics & Government Structures, and Board Development

Emerging and established community change agents have been invited to share their time, talent, and treasure to aid in personal and professional advancement for those in attendance. All proceeds from the conference benefit the mission, programs, and services of Akron Urban League Young Professionals (AULYP). 

 General Admission:  $45 per person

 General Admission Includes:

  • Friday, May 26th - Welcome Reception at 5:30pm at the Akron Urban League, 440 Vernon Odom Blvd.
  • Saturday, May 27th - Conference from 8:30am - 4:00pm at The University of Akron Student Union with breakfast, lunch, and the Closing Reception


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Akron Urban League
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Jean Hower Taber Student Union, Carroll Street, Akron, OH, USA

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