About Us

KAULYP's Mission

'Empowering Communities. Changing Lives.' Logo

Ours is a nationwide network of young professionals. With a commitment to local community service in the greater Knoxville metropolitan area, we help these ambitious, motivated individuals meet and exceed their personal and career goals, as they offer support to their own communities in a wide variety of ways. Promoting leadership, philanthropy and career growth across Knoxville, with contributions from our affiliate organizations and non-profit partners alike, KAULYP holds professional and social events, as well as monthly meetings.

KAULYP Executive Leadership & Committee Chairs

Our Officers

Kiame Biandudi

President, Public Relations & Marketing Chair

Christiana Goode

Vice President, Membership Development Chair

Sam Brown

Treasurer, Fund Development Chair

JaNay’ Turner


Lauren Cartwright

Policies & Procedures Chair

Victoria Peña

Education & Youth Empowerment Committee Chair

Scott Beasley

Economic Empowerment & Development Committee Chair

Jaquelene Dent

Political Empowerment Committee Chair

Kendra Berry

Civic Engagement & Leadership Development Community Chair

April Fowler

Personal & Professional Development Committee Chair

Interested in a leadership role at KAULYP?

Open Officer Positions

  • Public Relations & Marketing
  • Economic Empowerment & Development
  • Political Empowerment

Please email us if you are interested in applying for any of these positions.

Corporate Involvement

Partner with KAULYP

Daily, we strive for economic parity and independence for the underserved, and there is always more work to be done. If your organization, institution or corporation would like to learn more about how to partner with KAULYP and support its mission through sponsorship or other opportunities, let’s put our heads together. Our mission of sustained economic growth and empowerment in our community could use your organization’s help! We offer several ways to get involved. Here are a few popular examples. Get in touch to learn more!

  • Participation on a committee in support of our programs
  • Contribution grants or other funding for professional development trainings and workshops
  • Youth empowerment initiatives
  • Community outreach and empowerment awareness functions
  • Sponsorship of the Dr. Walter S.E. Hardy Scholarship Fund

We’d love to hear from you and discuss the possibilities.

Partner with KAULYP
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Our Sponsors

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