The Journey of Black Resistance
BYP Network Blog
by Aman Marwaha
4M ago
So what is Black resistance exactly? Well, we like to think of it as a powerful force. These days companies are realizing that having a diverse workforce goes beyond benefiting the employees — it actually fuels success and sparks innovation. Black resistance is one factor driving this shift that recognizes the value of a diverse forward-thinking workplace. In this article, we will delve into what Black resistance actually looks like in the workplace.  From relationship capital, preparedness, how to advance to bringing a seat to the table, get ready to discover insights from Cisco’s Aleta ..read more
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Cracking the Glass Ceiling: Insights from BYP’s Top Female Executives
BYP Network Blog
by Aman Marwaha
4M ago
Breaking through the glass ceiling in corporate America can be a daunting task, but it’s not impossible. During the BYP US Summit 2023, two top female executives shared their insights on how they achieved success. They both provided valuable advice on navigating the corporate world and ascending to top positions.  Rhonda Scales-Thacker’s Insights on Career Advancement To Rhonda, being at the top is a very subjective position. It won’t feel the same for everyone and we each define what it means for ourselves. Its meaning will also evolve throughout your career. For her, as opposed to earli ..read more
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Meet Joseph Epemolu, the talented Junior Designer at Immediate Media.
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by shazia
4M ago
Joseph Epemolu is the talented Junior Designer at Immediate Media; he has a flair for creating captivating ad campaigns spanning Immediate’s print and digital titles, such as RadioTimes and BBC Good Food, Joe is a creative powerhouse. Exciting news: he’ll be part of our upcoming BYP Careers Fest this September! Swing by the Immediate Media stand to chat with Joe, gain valuable insights into life at Immediate, and have your burning questions answered. It’s an opportunity you won’t want to miss!   #BYPCareers #ImmediateMedia #Insights The post Meet Joseph Epemolu, the talented Junior ..read more
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Why Junior Black Professionals Need Mentors in the Corporate World
BYP Network Blog
by Femi Alayande
4M ago
Creating a workplace that reflects a society where everyone feels seen, heard, appreciated, and encouraged to achieve is more critical than ever. Corporate diversity programmes, which attempt to promote inclusivity inside organisations, have received much attention in recent years.  While these programmes are encouraging, they frequently fall short of appropriately supporting and nurturing the career development of young Black professionals. According to a study, Black professionals accounted for less than 1% of CEOs in FTSE 100 organisations in 2019. Young Black professionals face numer ..read more
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Enhance Your Professional Skills With These UK Career Events 
BYP Network Blog
by Femi Alayande
4M ago
Are you a Black professional looking for opportunities to advance your career? Black conferences offer a secure environment for Black professionals to network, advance in their professions, share best practices, and absorb knowledge from CEOs and business leaders familiar with the particular opportunities and difficulties in their fields. Events are excellent places to meet professionals that look like you, work in similar fields, and enjoy themselves. We’ve compiled four events that will advance your career.  Black Tech Fest 2023 Black Tech Fest, which began in 2020, is the biggest even ..read more
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VF CORPORATION: OUR COMMITMENT TO INCLUSION & DIVERSITY
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by BYP Network
4M ago
We are committed to building and maintaining a workplace that celebrates the diversity of our associates regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, world view, abilities, age, sexual orientation or identity and allowing them to bring their authentic selves to work every day. Find out more here! The post VF CORPORATION: OUR COMMITMENT TO INCLUSION & DIVERSITY appeared first on BYP Network ..read more
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The Future of AI: Opportunities for Black Professionals in Emerging Technologies 
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by Femi Alayande
4M ago
The AI market is ripe with opportunities for Black professionals seeking to make their mark in emerging technologies. From machine learning and natural language processing to computer vision and robotics, AI presents many career prospects. With a clear perspective on these opportunities, Black professionals can confidently navigate the market and pursue roles that align with their interests and expertise. Artificial intelligence (AI) has grown exponentially in recent years, transforming industries and shaping the future of technology. As AI evolves, it is critical to maintain diversity and in ..read more
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Why Ohio’s Tech Hub is the Place to Be for Ambitious Tech Professionals
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by Aman Marwaha
4M ago
One of the many exciting by-products of the COVID-19 pandemic in the US has emerged to be the country’s latest mass migration. It happened through a combination of factors. The earliest days of the pandemic, which saw cities like New York, London and Los Angeles so heavily affected, made big-city living much less appealing. Additionally, the impact on the economy made the high cost of living in tech hubs like Silicon Valley nearly impossible. Additionally, being close to family – especially aging parents – became more of a priority for many young adults. And thus, the American Midwest became a ..read more
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BYP’s First US Leadership Summit in Atlanta: Empowering Black Professionals
BYP Network Blog
by Aman Marwaha
4M ago
Looking for a network that amplifies and enhances Black lives? Well, BYP Network held their first Leadership Summit in Atlanta this year specifically on topics aimed to support Black professionals and corporate allies. We’re a global network dedicated to helping you thrive as a Black professional through mentorships, sponsorships, upskilling, educational opportunities, and career networking. Our overall mission to bridge the gap to empower the Black community has been making great strides since our inception in 2016, although there is still much to be done within DE&I. Birth of BYP BYP was ..read more
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Changing the Black Narrative: Creating Space to Be Yourself At Work
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by Aman Marwaha
4M ago
The journey to success for Black professionals in the workplace can be a challenging one. Too often, people of color feel they must assimilate into the culture and values of their predominantly white colleagues to be seen as competent and successful. However, authenticity is crucial to success and satisfaction in one’s career. In this blog post, we review some of the points that our panelists from our headline sponsor, Capco, covered at BYP’s New York Leadership Summit on May 19, 2023 and how creating space to #BeYourselfAtWork can lead to a more equitable and inclusive workplace culture. Why ..read more
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