Award Descriptions

Nonprofit Leader of the Year

presented by Strada Education Network

Young professional founder/executive director/CEO of a nonprofit whose leadership advanced a cause or social issue in Central Indiana


YP Innovator of the Year

 presented by UPS

Young professional who leveraged or created an innovative way to fundraise or further the mission of a cause or social issue in Central Indiana


Employee Resource Group of the Year

presented by Becknell Industrial

A corporate supported Employee/Business Resource Group that developed and executed an impactful event, initiative or project that addresses a social issue important to others in their company and/or Central Indiana


YP Board Member of the Year

presented by Eli Lilly and Company

Young professional who served on a community organization or foundation board of directors who demonstrated outstanding service and commitment to its objectives


YP Volunteer of the Year

presented by Roche Diagnostics Corporation

Young professional volunteer whose unselfish and dedicated service has made meaningful and lasting impact in Central Indiana