Young Leaders Society | United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg
Women's Leadership Council members with United Way sign

If you’re a young professional, passionate about making a difference in our community and giving at least $250 annually to United Way’s Community Impact Fund, we invite you to join the Young Leaders Society.

United Way’s Young Leaders Society (YLS) is a network of early to mid-career professionals who share a desire to get things done in our community through connecting, serving, giving, and leading.

YLS Membership allows you to:

  • Network with young professionals from across the region
  • Connect with community leaders and philanthropists
  • Receive exclusive access to special events, speakers, and a monthly newsletter
  • Build leadership skills though trainings and committee work
  • Participate in hands-on volunteer opportunities
  • Receive community and company recognition
  • Leverage your philanthropic dollars as part of a collective giving group
  • Learn more about community needs and how do be part of the solution


For questions or information on becoming a member of the United Way Young Leaders Society, contact Emily Watkins via email: