BYP x BlackRock: Investing in Yourself

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2023-02-01 18:30:00

Black Cultural Archives, 1 Windrush Square, Brixton SW2 1EF

BlackRock is partnering with Black Young Professional Network to host an evening of networking and talks at the Black Cultural Archives, the home of Black British History.

Join us to hear from our keynote speakers, mingle while enjoying drinks and nibbles, and explore the Black Cultural Archives Black History Month exhibition.


Our keynote speakers will be Justine Anderson,CFA, Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer of the EMEA region for BlackRock, Grant Aidoo-Nash, Director, Wealth Product Group and Nana Darko, Director, Legal and Compliance.


Justine will share her unique career journey and talk about how she continues to invest in herself. Grant and Nana will speak to BlackRock’s commitment to DEI and provide a unique insight into our Black Professional Network.


The evening will also provide an opportunity to network with the speakers, as well as with BlackRock employees from the firm’s Black Professional Network (BPN) and BYP peers.


Date: Wednesday 1st February 2022

Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm GMT

Location: Black Cultural Archives, 1 Windrush Square, Brixton SW2 1EF

Dress code: Business Casual


3 Key Takeaways:

  • Network with BYP peers and BlackRock professionals. 
  • Learn more about our speakers and their career journeys.
  • Visit the Black Cultural Archives BHM exhibition.


About BlackRock

BlackRock is a global investment firm trusted to manage more assets than any other. Our clients are companies, governments, foundations and millions of individuals saving for retirement, including firefighters, teachers and more. Our clients come from around the world and from all walks of life, and we are passionate about helping them build a strong financial future – which means that our workforce must reflect a diversity of perspectives and insights to solve the unique and complex challenges they face.

While we have offices across more than 30 countries, we operate as “One BlackRock,” and every single employee plays a critical role. No one group or location is more important than another. We thrive on collaboration, mutual trust and respect, and we challenge ourselves and each other to collectively raise our game.

We already know that the best solutions result from the ideas and contributions of a diverse team of partners, and that more diverse teams tend to outperform homogeneous ones. But beyond building a diverse workforce, we help ensure that each and every employee feels included and that they’re a part of the BlackRock community.

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