Our mission is to support, prepare, and connect emerging community leaders to positively impact the Greater Houston Area.  Since our inception in 2010 the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network – Houston (YNPN-Houston) has brought dedicated young nonprofit professionals together to network, enhance career abilities and discover more about each other.

After a board transition, YNPN Houston relaunched in January 2014 to a great welcome. There are a variety of ways to engage with YNPN Houston: through our monthly social get-togethers on the final Thursday of each month (called Thirsty Thursday), our quarterly professional development events and our career-enhancing content on our social media sites!

Your first year of membership to YNPN Houston is free!


Mark Your Calendars: “The Path to Executive Director,” April 16, 2014

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“The Path to Executive Director”

YNPN–Houston Professional Development Event

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

6:30–7:30 p.m.


American Red Cross | Greater Houston

2700 Southwest Fwy, Houston, TX 77098

Nonprofit professional development can seem like a sprawling maze for young people attempting to build careers. Our panel of executive directors from a cross-section of local Houston nonprofits will share how they got to where they are today and the skills that are essential to their success. Whether you are an aspiring executive director or looking for the skills your executive director values, this workshop will be insightful and fun!

REGISTER for the workshop HERE today!



Thirsty Thurs for web

See our “Thirsty Thursdays” tab for our monthly social meet n greets on the Final Thursday of every month. Bring interested friends, get updates on upcoming events, and just relax with peers who are changing Houston for the better with their careers!

YNPN New Leadership

 There are still opportunities to join the Board or Committees and help shape the future of YNPN Houston. We are actively filling space on both the Events and Professional Development committees, and Board Leadership is an ongoing opportunity! If you’re interested in leading our YNPN Houston community–email ynpnhouston@gmail.com for more information!