Develop Your Leadership Skills & Fast Track Your Career Progression

Our Chapter Leads are the leaders of our BYP Community - our community of black young professionals and your peers.

Our BYP Community Groups bring our community together under a strong sense of shared purpose.

We’re Changing the Black Narrative

As the famous old saying goes
“If you want to go fast go alone but if you want to go far, go together”
~ Unknown.

What are the Benefits of Being a Chapter Lead?

  • Accelerate the growth of your professional network
  • Fast track your career progression
  • Increase your earning potential
  • Develop your leadership skills
  • Gain exposure as a trailblazer who drives positive change for young black professionals
  • Receive VIP access to the BYP Network Leadership conference including complimentary ticket, front row seat, swag and invitation to parties and drinks receptions
  • Be invited to an exclusive Leadership Retreat for Chapter Leads hosted at Country House in the United Kingdom, where you will have the opportunity to network, exchange ideas and share knowledge with fellow Chapter Leads

What Do Chapter Lead Do?

The primary purpose of a Chapter Lead is to Curate, Convene, Connect and Counsel.
The 4Cs framework of being a Chapter Lead.



Attract and bring together other black young professionals to join your community.


Host events centred around the 3 pillars: Professional Development, Personal Development & Social.


Intentionally connect your community members to each other and to opportunities that bring real value.


Mentor and uplift those that reach out to you including upskilling and knowledge sharing.

Application Procedure

Please complete the application in one sitting. **Top tip ~ a video submission is required as part of your application process, so we encourage you to record this first and have it ready to upload. You’ll receive a follow up email to upload your video

Once your application has been completed and reviewed you’ll receive an email with next steps.

If you have any questions, please send an email to and one of our Community Managers will be delighted to support you

Chapter Lead Form