Kansas City entrepreneur Eze Redwood has grown tired of being invited to represent “young professionals” on panels where he hears complaints about his generation’s lack of commitment or loyalty.
“But I found no real programs existing to help young people make an early impact, no professional development resources for early career success,” Redwood said. “So I decided to create one.”
On Jan. 31, Redwood will hold the first Rise Fast Summit, a day-long professional development program aimed at workers in their 20s and 30s who want tips and mentoring to help them rise in their careers.
The event is being marketed through corporate human resource departments, chambers of commerce, economic development organizations, and multiple young professional and networking groups.
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