YLNI names board of directors for 2020-21 year
Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana (YLNI) has named 16 emerging leaders to its board of directors for the 2020-21 year, which began on July 1.
Statement to the Region on Anti-Racism Efforts
YLNI has been committed to diversity and inclusion through its programming and advocacy, including leading the development of a community inclusivity pledge signed in 2018. Our organization recognizes systemic racism exists and plans to support public policy addressing these issues within our community. (Read more)
YLNI and Founders Spark Launch Entrepreneurial Institute for Local Young Leaders
The Ignite Institute is a two-year summer program where we immerse students in the world of entrepreneurship and the possibilities available to them to impact the world. Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana (YLNI), program host, has partnered up with Founders Spark to put together this program. This was made possible by a grant from the Foellinger Foundation.
YLNI Farmers Market modifications
The YLNI Farmers Market, though considered an essential entity, delayed its opening by two weeks to May 16 due to the climate of COVID-19 cases in Allen County and Fort Wayne. The market organizing team from Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana (YLNI) has announced modifications to the market in accordance with COVID-19 Phase 2 Guidelines from Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb.
YLNI launches new #FortWayneTogether and #NEITogether hashtags to help share local stories in response to COVID-19
Member Spotlight - Brad Springer
Meet Brad Springer, co-chair of the YLNI Farmers Market committee.
We are YLNI - James Couchman
Meet James Couchman. James is an active YLNI member, co-chair of YLNI Power Lunches, and 2019 YLNI Leadership Institute graduate.
My City Summit – Building Fort Wayne One Brick At A Time
This year’s My City Summit is set to take stage on March 26 at Purdue Fort Wayne with keynote speaker Krish Dhanam, one of two executives coaches trained by Zig Ziglar. The event is designed for a diverse group age group with content and additional speakers that will appeal to college students, young leaders, community leaders and business owners alike.
Member Spotlight - Anna Baer
Meet Anna Baer - YLNI member and 2019 YLNI Leadership Institute graduate.
We are YLNI - Kristin Conley
Meet Kristin Conley. Kristin is an active YLNI member who serves as co-chair of YLNI's Leadership Institute.
2020 YLNI Leadership Institute kicks off
The Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana (YLNI) Leadership Institute welcomed it newest class of emerging leaders on Wednesday night. Now in its 15th year, YLNI’s Leadership Institute connects young professionals with their peers and their community as they advance in their career skills.
We are YLNI - Charl Franks
Charl Franks is a financial professional, entrepreneur, and returning adult college student. Charl has been based in northeast Indiana since 2004 after moving to the United States from South Africa.
Congrats Leadership Institute Graduates - Class of 2019
We were blessed with another great 2019 Leadership Institute Class. Hear from some of the graduates themselves to learn more their experience with the institute first hand.
With support from the Lincoln Financial Foundation, YLNI launched a video project aimed at helping showcase area venues and attractions in a manner that would be attractive to the young leaders that our community hopes to attract and retain.
Vision 20/20 Survey Results
Vision 20/20 began when our Advisory Council, a group of influential community leaders, challenged us to return Northeast Indiana to a prosperous region to help bring back the swagger this community used to know so well.
YLNI Provides Opportunities for Personal Relationships
“Where can a young professional create a personal relationship with a community leader? Is there somewhere to simply ask questions and learn more about particular community leaders in a non-intimidating and intimate environment? “
YLNI Signs onto Indiana Competes, Supports the Passage of a Strong Hate Crimes Law in Indiana
The Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana (YLNI) Board of Directors voted to sign onto the Indy Chamber’s Indiana Competes initiative, which aims to support a strong hate crimes law being passed in the 2019 Indiana legislative session.