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Save the Date: MYPC 2018 Leadership Summit 6/23

Spend a Saturday connecting with community leaders and sharing your ideas on how to ensure a vibrant future for Shelby County.

The Shelby County Mayor’s Young Professionals Council is hosting its third annual Leadership Summit on June 23rd at Memphis Bioworks. The summit will address the link between quality of life for local young professionals and the necessity for quality jobs. Discussions will revolve around how to leverage the existing talent pool while also developing a more robust pool that will attract more knowledge-based and living-wage based jobs, and drive economic growth. Additionally, attendees will gain an understanding of the role they can play in the development of Memphis and the county.

  • What: 2018 Leadership Summit
  • When: Saturday, June 23rd, 10:00am – 2:00pm
  • Where: Memphis Bioworks Foundation, 20 South Dudley Street
  • Cost: Free


2017 Leadership Summit speakers John Zeanah, Ekundayo Bandele, Judge Mary Wagner, and Anjelica Hall.

2017 Leadership Summit keynote speaker Todd Richardson.

Leadership Summit programming will consist of a panel discussion and think tank sessions on the following topics:
  • Education to Workforce Pipeline
  • Civic Leadership Grooming & Service
  • Cultivating Quality of Life

The summit also will include an address from Mayor Mark Luttrell, a free networking lunch, and an opportunity to learn more about the council’s work.

Mayor Luttrell founded the Young Professionals Council in 2012 as a means to listen and respond to issues impacting young professionals in Shelby County. The council is a group of ambassadors that gauge and identify the needs and desires of local young professionals and make policy recommendations with the goal of “improving the YP quality of life which will in turn attract, retain and develop engaged and active leaders of tomorrow.”

2018 Leadership Summit panelists and special guests will be announced soon.

Learn more about the Shelby County Mayor’s Young Professionals Council on Facebook.

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