OPTIMISTIC ABOUT AFRICA...
We are very diverse, dynamic, bold and innovative. We understand that the change we want to see in Africa begins with us.
If you feel you are one of us, then join us now
YPEN is a network of young professionals and game changers globally. Our membership is open to all professionals and young individuals who have shown considerable interest and commitment to making change happen in Africa.
We are very diverse, dynamic, bold and innovative. We understand that the change we want to see in Africa begins with us. Our members therefore enjoy ranges of benefits which would enhance their capacity to become new thinkers for the 21st century and beyond.
A global network
YPEN have a created unlimited networking opportunities for members. Our platform helps members to connect and network with other professionals from across the globe. Members also get the opportunity to network with global institutions and thought leaders.
We have well-structured events to engage members throughout the year. Events ranges from those meant to enhance the professional capacities of members as well as breakfast, lunch, dinner and social gatherings at top locations across cities.
Research / News
Members get access to newsletters on current economic happenings around the globe. They also would enjoy scholarly economic articles, access to discount economic magazines subscriptions, economics reports and economic journals etc.
Professional Training Programs
Our network members enjoy the opportunities of receiving professional training from recognized institutions around the world. YPEN has strategic partnership with such global bodies of higher research, training and capacity building.
Periodic seminars are organized for members at their respect chapter level. This is one of the frequent activities of the network where members are mentored and to build their capacities as new change leaders.
How to Become a Member
Apply for membership online at ypenetwork.org/membership/join and join a network of over 500 young professionals around the world who are committed to making change happen in Africa.
Our membership is open to all young professionals from global institutions, corporations, government agencies, nonprofits, institutions of higher learning, professional institutions, individuals etc.
Individuals who meet any of the following criteria are eligible to apply for membership:
- Must be between the ages of 18 – 35 years
- Must be an African
- Must be committed to the transformation agenda of Africa