United Way’s Emerging Leaders Alliance

Emerging Leaders Alliance is a network of young professionals under 45 who are interested both in philanthropy and in making positive changes in our community. The mission of ELA is to cultivate the next generation of community leaders in Westchester and Putnam Counties, with a focus on philanthropy, community service, as well as professional and personal development.

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COMMITTEES

Special Events & Fundraising Committee

Plans social, fundraising and other events throughout the year.

Volunteer & Community Outreach Committee

Identifies valuable volunteering opportunities and organizes volunteer events for members to take part in.

Membership Committee

Engages current members and tracks & recruits potential new members.

Marketing & Communication Committee

Promotes the ELA and its events, and creates content for social media, marketing materials and monthly e-newsletter.

BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP

Networking

Access to business leaders, volunteers and other like-minded professionals. A variety of networking events will take place throughout the year.

Volunteering

Participate in hands-on, impactful volunteer activities which are selected based on current issues in the community

Professional and Personal Development

Meet and learn from Westchester’s top executives and community leaders. Opportunity to Chair/Co-Chair one of the committees.

Updates on Current Local Issues

Updates on the biggest issues in the community and how your contributions are making a difference.

Invitations to Exclusive ELA and UWWP Events

All events and activities are exclusive. Members are welcome to bring guests.

JOIN ELA TODAY

For more information on ELA and how to get involved, contact Faith Ann Butcher at fbutcher@uwwp.org.