Through professional development, social, volunteer, and other activities, we aim to strengthen young government leaders’ commitment to public service. YGL-Bethesda serves as a forum for public servants to connect with each other, collaborate on meaningful projects, and have fun with their colleagues across government.
YGL-Bethesda values our members and their service of the American people through their government work. We recognize the importance of recruiting and retaining enthusiastic, talented people in the government, and we see YGL-B as a means to achieve that objective.
YGL is a network of young professionals working in, for, and with the Federal Government.
YGL-Bethesda is dedicated to:
Connect. The Federal Government is massive, and while opportunities abound it can be a scary place to fly solo. We’re committed to connecting you with people just like you for support, advice and networking.
Collaborate. YGL-Bethesda reaffirms the value of collaboration with our peers to learn, advance and grow. The number of young federal employees is growing by the day (or at least by the pay period); it’s time we formed a community.
HAVE FUN! The generations entering the workforce are redefining “Life/Work Balance”; many of us like to work hard and play hard. YGL-Bethesda is here to translate that energy into social gatherings, outdoor activities, volunteer work, and a slew of other ways to have fun.
August 19th, 2014
Register for Nextgov Prime: Gov2020-Embracing the Art of the Possible Young Government Leaders (YGL) encourages you to attend Nextgov Prime - the most powerful gathering of technology influencers ...read more
October 6th, 2013
Please join the YGL-B team to run or walk in SOME's 12th Annual Thanksgiving Day Trot for Hunger 5K! SOME has been serving our community's poor and homeless for 41 years with meals, medical care, coun...read more
October 1st, 2013
The 16th Annual Bethesda Row Arts Festival will be held on October 19th and 20th, 2013 – Saturday 11am-6pm, and Sunday 10am-5pm. The Bethesda Row Arts Festival is one of the leading fine art and cr...read more
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Specialove Happy Hour for the Cause (Children with Cancer) 9/18 5pm- 7pm @ Brickside Food & Drink Thanks in advance for your support!(about 21 hours ago)
Specialove Happy Hour for the Cause (Children with Cancer) 9/18 5pm- 7pm @ Brickside Food & Drink in Bethesda See you then!(about 2 days ago)
5 soft skills your bosses wish you had http://t.co/Le6WVZJKxJ(about 8 days ago)
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