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Columbus YP Week has ended
Get ready for the inaugural Columbus YP Week all across Columbus! It’s a collaborative calendar of events and activities focused on all there is to do around the city for 20- and 30-somethings. Columbus-area young professionals and college students are invited to attend any and all events included here throughout our week-long efforts, including networking mixers, leadership workshops, volunteer efforts, fitness activities, social gatherings, and more to get more connected and to explore the Columbus region. Details and RSVP links are included with each event listing. Enjoy!
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Kris Cannon-Jackson

City of Columbus
Training Coordinator
Kris has a professional background in business management and human resources, with a passion of training & developing others to reach their greatest potential. When she is not at her “day job” at the City of Columbus, she can be found lending her talents to many endeavors. Kris is the Member Relations Coordinator for the nation’s largest young professionals’ organization, The CYP Club, and she's is Board Chair of CYP's 501c3 organization - Columbus Inspires. Kris still finds time to volunteer at many events throughout the City, sit on the Ohio HR (SHRM) Conference Committee, and is very active in WELD – Women for Economic Leadership & Development.

Kris has earned an MBA with a focus in Human Resource Management and Leadership, and she has a Bachelor’s of Science in Organizational Leadership and Business Administration from Franklin University. She has earned the distinguished designation of Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and the SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP). Currently, she is exploring her options to continue her education in law.
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