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Looking for some quick inspiration? You've come to the right place.

 

We've asked some of our members and top community leaders to share top takeaways from their varied experiences in hopes it will help some of you find the motivation and know-how to navigate toward your career and personal goals. 

October 28, 2019

This month’s Member Spotlight features YLS Advisory Board President, Christopher Montoya. His passion for the El Paso community and giving back is truly inspiring. Read on to learn more about this young professional and his El Paso-based background.

Tell us about yourse...

June 21, 2018

Do you have the word “leader” in your job title?  Probably not.  Few people do, and yet so many of us fall into a trap of thinking that we have to have a title that connotes authority to begin to lead.  How many of us have stopped short of questioning something in a me...

June 21, 2018

Ten years ago, I was a recent-ish UTEP graduate who had just moved back to El Paso after trying my hand in the Albuquerque job market. After finding a job with the El Paso Times, a good friend I met there had invited me to join a new group called Young Leaders Society....

June 19, 2018

It's our pleasure to introduce to you one of our most dedicated Young Leaders Society members, Angie Rodriguez. Over the years, she's made El Paso her home and proudly shares her appreciation for what this city has to offer. Read on to learn more about what this young...

June 19, 2018

Have you felt like there is not enough time in a day or felt overwhelmed with life or work? The feeling at times can be inevitable. I recently made an attempt to have more of a life balance. We live in a digital world, so I did what any millennial would do: I downloade...

On the Menu Series kicks off next week with Savage Goods 

Our Young Leaders Society members are more than just members to us. For our United Way, we believe that our members are truly the future of this community. With that said, we're in the mindset of creating opportu...

March 9, 2018

After a year of serving as the Young Leaders Society Advisory Board President, Ruben Ahedo reflects on leading an affinity group comprised of emerging leaders who are ready to make a difference in the community. Thanks to his leadership, YLS has grown its membership si...

March 1, 2018

Today, we're happy to present to you the first in our Member Spotlight series. This series is intended to shine a light on the personal and professional accomplishments of our talented and diverse members. 

We're diving right on in with Alejandro Yu, a University of Tex...

I cannot help but be optimistic when I see our generation building community, fostering solidarity and elevating our voices around the issues we are most passionate about. It is no secret that we are living in a time of great discord and our communities are facing huge...

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October 28, 2019

This month’s Member Spotlight features YLS Advisory Board President, Christopher Montoya. His passion for the El Paso community and giving back is truly inspiring. Read on to learn more about this young professional and his El Paso-based background.

Tell us about yourse...

June 21, 2018

Do you have the word “leader” in your job title?  Probably not.  Few people do, and yet so many of us fall into a trap of thinking that we have to have a title that connotes authority to begin to lead.  How many of us have stopped short of questioning something in a me...

June 21, 2018

Ten years ago, I was a recent-ish UTEP graduate who had just moved back to El Paso after trying my hand in the Albuquerque job market. After finding a job with the El Paso Times, a good friend I met there had invited me to join a new group called Young Leaders Society....

June 19, 2018

It's our pleasure to introduce to you one of our most dedicated Young Leaders Society members, Angie Rodriguez. Over the years, she's made El Paso her home and proudly shares her appreciation for what this city has to offer. Read on to learn more about what this young...

June 19, 2018

Have you felt like there is not enough time in a day or felt overwhelmed with life or work? The feeling at times can be inevitable. I recently made an attempt to have more of a life balance. We live in a digital world, so I did what any millennial would do: I downloade...

On the Menu Series kicks off next week with Savage Goods 

Our Young Leaders Society members are more than just members to us. For our United Way, we believe that our members are truly the future of this community. With that said, we're in the mindset of creating opportu...

March 9, 2018

After a year of serving as the Young Leaders Society Advisory Board President, Ruben Ahedo reflects on leading an affinity group comprised of emerging leaders who are ready to make a difference in the community. Thanks to his leadership, YLS has grown its membership si...

March 1, 2018

Today, we're happy to present to you the first in our Member Spotlight series. This series is intended to shine a light on the personal and professional accomplishments of our talented and diverse members. 

We're diving right on in with Alejandro Yu, a University of Tex...

I cannot help but be optimistic when I see our generation building community, fostering solidarity and elevating our voices around the issues we are most passionate about. It is no secret that we are living in a time of great discord and our communities are facing huge...

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Mariana Gutierrez

YLS Liaison, United Way

(915) 533-2434 ext. 223 

100 N. Stanton 

Suite 500 

El Paso, TX 79901

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