The world is a mess and getting worse.

It's time for fresh perspectives and new leaders.

Our Offerings

YPFP believes that the future deserves a seat at the table and we’re working every day to give that voice to emerging leaders; and to make those voices more informed and influential than ever before. As we look at the state of the world today, has this mission ever been more important?

Connections to a global and diverse community

Discussion Groups

Fellowship Program

Amplify your voice and write for Charged Affairs or Emerging Voices

Build your leadership skills by volunteering on our staff

Engaging and thoughtful events


YPFP is building the leaders the world needs.

Our Story

Founded in 2004 as a small discussion group of friends, YPFP’s membership now spans 80 countries and a network of over 20,000 emerging professionals in international affairs.


We engage, build, and amplify an international community of young, dynamic, diverse leaders from all sectors to accelerate their impact on critical global challenges.