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We believe young professionals are the foundation of a thriving community and that the perspectives, diversities, and efforts of W’s member base are its greatest strength in forging the leaders of tomorrow.

We believe in…


Recognizing our differences are necessary to our success—diverse skillsets and mindsets are imperative as we build a brighter future for W and our community.


Connecting diverse individuals to each other, communities, and leaders.


Creating opportunities that develop young professionals’ strengths, abilities, and courage to lead.

Innovation & Creativity

Fearlessly challenging our fellow YPs to work together to strategically move our community forward.

Our Vision

To be a catalyst which transforms Wichita into the metropolis of choice for diverse young professionals and organizations

Our Mission

W strives to create opportunities where diverse young professionals are challenged to grow, lead, and build a thriving Wichita

Leadership Team

As a volunteer-driven organization, our leadership team is a visionary group of talented individuals that set the direction of our organization.

Meet the team

W’s History

Founded in 2005, W (formerly Young Professionals of Wichita) provides a community built by young professionals, for young professionals. With 3,700 members and counting, W is the foremost authority on issues pertaining to Wichita’s most viable workforce segment.

Our history