Young Technical Professionals SIG

The mission of NSBE Young Technical Professionals (YTP) Group is to provide early career development opportunities for NSBE Professionals with 0 – 10 years of professional experience. YTP aims to create a community where young professionals can connect, learn, and grow with like-minded individuals in the industry. By fostering relationships between members and hosting engaging events, YTP is a supportive environment for members to share their knowledge and skills.

If you’re an early career NSBE Professional looking to advance and make meaningful connections, YTP is the group for you. Join our community today and be a part of a network that supports, encourages, and inspires the next generation of technical professionals.

YTP’s Mission is executed through our L.E.A.D. Programming

  • Learn – Challenge, Expand, and Evolve: Intro to intermediate technical development focusing on high-level topics
  • Engage – Connectivity of Family and Community
  • Assess – Journey of Self-Actualization
  • Discover – Remove the “Black Box”

L.E.A.D. programming is a holistic approach to exploring technology and self; emphasizing technical skills, self-awareness, and self-actualization. It’s not enough to have technical skills to succeed in our society, you must also focus on personal growth. L.E.A.D. programming incorporates learning, engagement, assessment, and discovery to cultivate curiosity and spark creativity. By exploring technical acumen and personal awareness, L.E.A.D. aims to promote continuous learning and inspire new and innovative ideas that will change how we use technology.

Young Technical Professionals  Special Interest Group Director

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please don’t hesitate to email Deron Gadsden, the YTP Director, at We look forward to engaging with you and meeting you at our next event!