UNA-GKC  Young Professionals (YP)  is a KC-based network of individuals that works together to make a positive impact on the international community. Want to make the world a better place, but not sure where to start? Volunteering with YP exposes you to young professionals from varying backgrounds – whether diverse nationalities or opposing careers. Through collaboration, YP members volunteer their time to  advocate for international issues  and innovate new ideas on how to facilitate global exchange.

YP Impact: A Passion for Change

  • Events: YP organizes a variety of events – from panels to brown bags – focused on topical and current issues in international affairs.

  • Mentoring: YP volunteers serve as peer-mentors for other members pursuing careers in their sector.

  • Leadership Development: YP volunteers participate in organizational training aiming to develop skills and talents—from marketing to event planning to fundraising— of tomorrow’s leaders.


The United Nations Association of Greater Kansas City represents members in western Missouri and eastern Kansas. We are dedicated to educating, inspiring, and mobilizing the Greater Kansas City Area to support the principles and vital work of the United Nations, strengthening the United Nations system, promoting constructive United States leadership, and achieving the goals of the United Nations Charter.

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