How the League of Women Voters Taught LYP’ers to Solve Political Issues

On August 14, 2018, the Lancaster Young Professionals (LYP) had the great privilege of having Fran Rodriguez (President) and Jenn Orantes (Vice President) of the League of Women Voters of Lancaster County speak about government structure and how to tackle issues political leaders face through brainstorming and collaboration at our Personal and Professional Development Seminar. […]


Check Your Motives, Network Like You Mean It

Check Your Motives, Network Like You Mean It You walk into one of LYP’s Networking Mixers, and you see some people you know–perhaps they are colleagues, acquaintances, friends, best friends, volunteer buddies, or kickball players. Maybe, you may know nobody. Regardless of who you see there, eventually, you may run out of things to discuss. […]


1 Way You’re Sabotaging Your Professional Development (& How to Fix It)

Imagine with me: You’re at a one of the Lancaster Young Professionals’ Personal and Professional Development (P&PD) seminars, and, you feel like the materials covered are insightful, inspiring, and challenging. You take notes, ask questions, enjoy discussions with your table-mates, and even approach the speaker afterwards to thank him or her. As the days and […]


LYP launches mentoring program

Lancaster Young Professionals launched a new pilot mentoring program during its Professional Development Series – Mentoring event on Wednesday, March 11. The mentoring program will match experienced mentors and with a less experienced mentee or protege. The two will work together, challenging the other, to achieve realistic, professional goals. The initial pilot program requires applicants […]


Professional Development kicks off the year.

If you missed the LYP Professional Development Roundtable Event on January 14th you missed a lot. The round table event was the kick off of the 2015 Professional Development season for LYP.  In an organization that already provides young professionals great networking and volunteer opportunities, LYP has decided to expand Professional Development to a monthly […]


The Minute Mentor

LYP’s Professional Development Committee takes the job of bringing a variety of professional services to the membership very seriously. Our first two events were successful and generally well received. We are making changes and improvements based on feedback in order to build on that success. While seminars, lectures, and other such larger scale programs are […]


Building Relationships through Effective Etiquette and Ethics

Looking for a great way to exercise your mind? Come to the LYP Professional Development Event on April 10th, 5:30 pm at 551 West, located at 551 West King St, Lancaster. Our Topic: Building Relationships through Effective Etiquette and Ethics. Building relationships can positively impact both your business and personal life. Meeting people for the first time can […]