Congratulations to our 2019 40 Under 40 award winners!

The Young AFCEAN program offers professionals 40 years old and under unparalleled networking opportunities with senior leaders. It also includes the opportunity to work with others who will become future leaders in industry, military, government and academia.

AFCEA is unique in the way it includes young members in leadership, management and planning throughout the association and its chapters. Young AFCEANs also have board-level representation in AFCEA International.

Opportunities Include:

  • Attending prestigious events to learn
  • Networking with senior leaders and your peers in the industry
  • Executing small- to large-scale events at the chapter level
  • Holding leadership positions at both the chapter and AFCEA International level
  • Giving back to the community by helping to raise scholarship money
  • Having worldwide connections and opportunities to engage globally through AFCEA's  chapters.
  • Writing and being published in SIGNAL Magazine
  • Joining AFCEA International Committees, such as EPIC or the Young AFCEAN Membership Subcommittee

Young AFCEAN Advisory Council Members

See how AFCEA benefits you in this video about the Young AFCEAN network


Learn more about individual member benefits.


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Upcoming Events


11/12/2019Technology Over Bagels with Cognilytica
Praxis Engineering, Annapolis Junction, MD
11/13/2019YAC Social: Gobble Til You Wobble
Nottingham's, Columbia, MD
12/05/2019YAFCEA DC Tech Talk
TechSpace Ballston, Arlington, VA
12/10/2019Technology Over Bagels with ServiceNow
Praxis Engineering , Annapolis Junction , MD
12/11/2019YAC Social
Nottingham's, Columbia, MD

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