Date: Thursday, 10 May 2018
Time: 05:30 PM
Price: $10.00
Address: 500 Mercer St, Seattle, WA
Location: Atlas Workbase
Phone: 206-363-9188
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YPP + YPOS + Special Olympics

Young Professionals with Pride (YPP) and Young Professionals of Seattle (YPOS) bring you a joint, two-day professional development series featuring the Special Olympics USA Games and Special Olympics Washington

  • DAY ONE | May 9 | Atlas Workbase | All day event | FREE | Professional development day, featuring workshops, job fair, and lunch and learn on the topic of diversity in the workplace with a YPP lunch and learn presented by YPOS. [REGISTER
  • DAY TWO: May 10 | Atlas Workbase | 5:30pm | $10 | Mixer and social hour to deepen professional and social relationships cultivated the day prior, presented by YPP. [REGISTER]. 

Registration Fees

Please consider a donation of $20.18 to 2018 Special Olympics USA Games either online here or day-of at Atlas Workbase in addition to your $10 registration fee. We are offering a reduced ticket price for all non-members ($10 vs. the standard $20) with the hopes that you will be able to contribute a meaningful donation to Special Olympics USA Games.

Attendee Benefits

Promote your business: If you would like the opportunity to promote your business during YPP, please contact us about providing a giveaway for the evening's drawing.

Join the community table: Hiring? Have an event coming up? Bring materials to share at our community table.

Special Olympics USA Games

Did you know that the Special Olympics USA Games are coming to Seattle this July? Join us to learn more about how we can promote equity for all by supporting the Special Olympics athletes this year

From July 1-6, 2018 more than 4,000 athletes and coaches from all 50 states and the District of Columbia will descend upon Seattle and the surrounding region. The Special Olympics USA Games will be the biggest sporting event to hit the Seattle area in more than 25 years.

In addition to showcasing the awe-inspiring abilities of thousands of athletes with intellectual disabilities, the 2018 USA Games in Seattle will model the ideals of inclusion and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Special Olympics movement.

The 2018 USA Games will serve as a catalyst for the City of Inclusion initiative and will showcase the work Seattle area businesses and organizations are doing to create a community where people with intellectual disabilities are meaningfully and fully welcome and valued.


Special Olympics Washington provides year-round sports, health, education and community building opportunities to people with intellectual disabilities all across Washington State. Special Olympics is able to remove barriers and stigmas that people with intellectual disabilities face, and to share with the community the gifts and talents they possess. Everyone who comes in touch with Special Olympics is impacted in a way that helps them strive to achieve their personal best.

Mission Statement: Special Olympics Washington BUILDS Communities and LEADS in Wellness through Sports and Inclusion.


Young Professionals with Pride (YPP) events are an excellent way to meet civic and community leaders, build relationships with other LGBT and allied professionals (21-39), and to take advantage of opportunities to increase personal and professional networks through social, educational, and philanthropic activities.

YPP is open to all industries, from tech to corporate to the nonprofit sector, all are welcome!

A priority of YPP is to be inclusive of everyone’s professional experiences and to build bridges between all identities of the LGBTQ and Allied communities.


Young Professionals of Seattle (YPOS) was established in 2011 to provide a platform where locals can connect with other young professionals and thaw the rumored “Seattle Freeze”.  A few years and over 12,000 members later, our responsibility to the community has expanded.

How old is “young”? We don’t really care… but if you’re active and passionate about entrepreneurship, business, networking or simply forwarding your career, then join our community.

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Event Sponsors benefit from prominent exposure to more than 15,000 businesses, individuals, and nonprofit organizations throughout the region. To learn about how GSBA can help you achieve your promotional goals, contact Amy Burdick at (206) 363-9188.