Young Leaders Council

We are looking for your participation and ideas right now! 

  • Read about YLC
  • Update Your Info
  • Please share this page and e-newsletter with other alumni you know
  • 2018 Fellowship Mentor (online and offline)
  • 2018 Fellowship Orientation & Welcome Dinner (or separate happy hour event among Fellows and Alum only)
  • 2018 Fellowship career workshop counselor
  • 2018 Gala
  • 2018 Fellowship Graduation – Speech by Alumni & Recognize Alumni 

Our Purpose and Mission

• To increase participation among ILF Fellow alumni and other young professionals and emerging APA leaders in ILF benefits and volunteer opportunities.
• To build strong networks of ILF Fellow alumni

ILF Young Leaders Council (ILF-YLC) members are a vital and active group. ILF is seeking its first inaugural members who are:
• ILF Fellow Alumni
• Working professionals (including entrepreneurs) in all fields
• Interested in giving back to the community and advising new ILF Fellows

• Develop YLC’s mission, organizational chart, and projects
• Develop and maintain Fellow Alumni Database (contact information, bio)
• Develop ILF Fellow Alumni Club in each city
• Support ILF Annual Conference and Awards Gala
– Bring new ideas to improve the events
– MC roles
– Escort VIP guests and Congress members
• Mentorship for new Fellows (resume review, interview tips, career consulting/counseling/workshop, alumni panel, alumni roundtable)
• Organize social events (e.g. fundraising happy hour) for networking among alumni or between Fellow alumni and new Fellows
• Attend fellowship-related events
• Contribute to the YLC page under the ILF Website/Blog
• Contribute to the ILF Fellow Alumni Newsletter and Blog
• Advise ILF junior staff members to improve ILF programs

How to Work:
• Meetings at the ILF D.C. Headquarters office at the Ronald Reagan Building (for those who are in Washington D.C., Virginia, or Maryland)
• In-person meetings and/or conference calls whenever necessary during every summer (from the end of May to early August) to support ILF Fellowship program, Conference, and Awards Gala
• Closely work with ILF Staff

Benefits – We would like to hear from you what ILF can do for you.:
• 2 complimentary tickets to the ILF Annual Conference, Luncheon, and Awards Gala for each member
• Special recognition/certificate/award
• Networking opportunities with ILF Advisors
• Preferentially invited to ILF Advisory Board events or other exclusive meetings/events (through ILF e-newsletter exclusively sent to ILF Alumni)

How to Join:
• Please complete the the ILF Fellow Survey form here and email Evelynn Bui at with any question or comment.