The BYP Leadership Conference 2022: What an Experience!

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What an amazing event! We loved having all of you join us for our flagship conference at the start of this Black History Month, in recognition that ‘Knowledge is Power’. A big thanks once again to our incredible hosts, Scarlette Douglas and Will Njobvu, and all of our trailblazing speakers and sponsors.

From start to finish, it was such an inspiring day. Whether you’re a Black professional or a supporting ally, we saw you come away full of new connections, fresh actionable insights, a sense of pride and confidence, professional opportunities and so much more.

We had 700+ of you attend in-person, with a further 817 attendees tuning in live on the day. Plus, the second conference day, which was focussed on a virtual careers fair, attracted hundreds of job seekers looking to interact and network with our 38 sponsors. We hope that you can use these takeaways to nurture your personal and professional development, and share them more widely with your companies to help raise awareness of the best diversity and inclusion practices.

And… what better way to celebrate BYP’s 6th birthday and our founder and CEO, Kike Oniwinde’s, own 30th birthday!

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We’ll be sharing more in-depth quotes, takeaways and photos from the conference in the upcoming weeks – so stay tuned. You can continue to share your favourite moments and experiences on social media with the hashtag #BYPCONFERENCE, and we’ll re-share them. Remember to tag us @bypnetworkapp on Twitter or @bypnetwork on Instagram, or on LinkedIn as well. We love to see it. If you’re interested in writing a more in-depth piece about your event experience or how it relates to you personally, we’d be happy for you to get in touch.

In case you missed some of the talks, we’ll also be uploading them onto our YouTube channel and website – so make sure you subscribe to that and our email newsletters. You can find the subscription form at the bottom of this page.

How was your experience?

We would greatly appreciate it if you could now fill out a very quick survey so we can get a deeper understanding of your experience of the conference, to help us make our future events and content even better than before. Kindly click below to answer the questions – it takes less than 5 minutes.

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Looking for more live events?

It’s a great feeling, isn’t it, to be back at events live and in-person, and surrounded by fellow like-minded peers that you can connect with. You may have the post-conference blues now, but don’t worry. We have a regular dedicated programme of upskilling and networking events all year-round and all across the globe. View upcoming events.

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