Young Professionals Groups in Connecticut

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Young Professionals Groups in Connecticut

Nine additional groups for young professionals in Connecticut are Greenwich Young Professionals, Urban League of Southern Connecticut Young Professionals, Emerging Leaders in Fairfield County, PULSE, Professional Young Visionaries of Tomorrow, Suburban Professionals Achieving Real Change, Emerging Leadership Group, Connecticut Young Insurance Professionals, and Young Jewish Professionals. Details of each are provided below.

Greenwich Young Professionals Group

Urban League of Southern Connecticut Young Professionals

Emerging Leaders of Fairfield County

  • Emerging Leaders of Fairfield County (ELFC) is a group created by The Business Council of Fairfield County for professionals ages 21 to 38. Their mission is "to create a platform that provides young professionals in Fairfield County with positive opportunities upon which to build professional networks, social relationships and engage in volunteer activities that enrich and improve the economic vitality and quality of life of their community." They do not serve a specific industry.
  • Their upcoming events are listed on their website. The next event is a volunteer opportunity at Inspirica where members will serve a meal to those less fortunate. This event is scheduled for February 29.
  • No social media pages for this group were found.

PULSE/Greater New Haven Young Professionals

  • PULSE, also known as Greater New Haven Young Professionals, is a group of professionals between the ages of 21 and 40 in the greater New Haven area. Their mission is " to connect Greater New Haven's young professionals with each other and with the community through social and professional networking events, educational seminars and community service projects." They do not serve a specific industry.
  • Their events calendar can be found here. There are two events scheduled for today, both free music events.
  • The organization has a Facebook page, Twitter profile and LinkedIn profile

Professional Young Visionaries of Tomorrow

  • Professional Young Visionaries of Tomorrow (PYVOT) is a newly re-established group of young professionals created by the Central Connecticut Chamber of Commerce. The organization is located in Bristol, CT and their goal is "to give our young professionals an opportunity to network and have important conversations that are relevant to where they are in their careers." They do not serve a specific industry.
  • Their events calendar can be found here. There are no upcoming events listed, but they held a launch party on January 30 and the page states more events will be available soon.
  • The group has a Facebook page and does not appear to have any other social media profiles.

Suburban Professionals Achieving Real Change

  • Suburban Professionals Achieving Real Change (SPARC) was established by the Connecticut River Valley Chamber of Commerce and serves the suburbs around Hartford. Their mission is to serve "young (and young-at-heart) professionals living in the capital city suburbs who are interested in focusing on giving back to the communities they dwell and work within, partaking in educational experiences to promote personal growth, and attending social activities to enhance peer relations and resources." They do not serve a specific industry.
  • The group's events are included in the chamber's calendar. The next event is a young professional's meet up at a brewery.
  • SPARC has a Facebook page, but does not appear to have other social media profiles.

Emerging Leaders Group

  • Emerging Leaders Group (ELG) is a group sponsored by the Connecticut Association of Builders and Contractors (CT ABC). The group's goal is "to provide educational, professional development and networking opportunities to the CT ABC's 40 and under membership while encouraging CT ABC involvement from the future leaders of our industry." They are located in Plainville, CT, but serve professionals in the building and contractor industries across the state.
  • ELG's upcoming events can be found here. The next event is an educational workshop this evening in Plainville, CT.
  • The group has a Facebook page, but does not appear to have any other social media profiles.

Connecticut Young Insurance Professionals

Young Jewish Professionals

  • Young Jewish Professionals serves Jewish professionals between the ages of 20 and 30 in Farfield County, CT. Their goal is "to create a community in which professionals can create friendships and connections to support and stimulate each-others' careers while building a stronger connection to their heritage and enhancing their awareness of issues that impact the community." They do not serve a specific industry.
  • The group's events can be found here. They have dinners on the first Friday of every month and a women's study circle on a monthly basis.
  • Young Jewish Professionals has a Facebook page and does not appear to have any other social media profiles.
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