Habitat Young Professionals

We Network. We Build. We Advocate.

Austin Habitat for Humanity Young Professionals is a group of like-minded professionals who make an impact on housing affordability in Austin by networking, advocating and building affordable homes in the community.

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Why We Do It

Housing prices in Austin continue to rise, making it harder for low-income families to buy or rent. Austin Habitat offers them the opportunity to buy an affordable home, helping keep Austin the diverse and vibrant city that we love.

Member Benefits

HYP helps its members develop and improve their leadership skills through a variety of social, service, and educational opportunities. It’s also a great opportunity for those interested in being on a nonprofit board and advancing their careers.  Membership includes:

    • Contributing a tangible impact on the Austin and Central Texas communities
    • Opportunity to join other HYP members for our volunteer construction days
    • Discounted or free admission to HYP events
    • Leadership opportunities on the board or committee
    • Access to our LinkedIn networking group
    • Access to a solid network of socially responsible professionals
    • A HYP T-shirt of your choice

Membership Options


2019 HYP Board Leadership

Crystal Turnbull, President
Mark Choi, Vice President
Crystal Turnbull, Prior President

HYP Board Members

Nicole Mwei, Advocacy Chair
Lars Anderson, Advocacy Vice Chair
Jennifer Woods, Communications Chair
Jenneva Vargas, Communications Vice Chair
Rakhi Agrawal, Membership/Sponsorship Chair
Chris Barnett, Membership/Sponsorship Vice Chair
Catinca Andrada Fercu, Events/Volunteer Chair
Arianne Sclerandi, Volunteer Vice Chair
Algo Leopando, Events Vice Chair



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