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The Black In HR and Blacks United in Leading Technology (BUiLT) Join hands to elevate Professional Development in the Black Community!


Two esteemed organizations, The Black In HR and Blacks United in Leading Technology (BUiLT), have announced an exciting partnership aimed at revolutionizing professional development opportunities for the professional Black community. This strategic collaboration signifies a monumental step towards empowering Black professionals with comprehensive resources and networking avenues to thrive in their respective industries and fields.


Together, these two organizations are merging their expertise and resources to launch a joint member program aimed at fostering unparalleled opportunities for career growth, skill development, and community engagement.


Founded in 2017, Black In HR has emerged as a beacon of hope and support for Black professionals navigating the complex terrain of human resources and corporate spaces. Recognizing the inherent challenges faced by people of color, the organization has dedicated itself to providing technical skills, mentorship, HR consulting services and networking opportunities to empower professionals to overcome obstacles and achieve their fullest potential. Through a diverse array of offerings, including coaching classes, networking events, and leadership development programs, The Black In HR has cultivated a vibrant community of skilled professionals committed to driving positive change.


Founded in 2020, BUiLT International has quickly advanced to the forefront with several united advocates for equity and representation within the tech industry. With a steadfast focus on “Building Tech Equity,” BUiLT International strives to create a future where Black professionals are not only present but thriving in leadership and entrepreneurism within the tech sector. Through community-engaged events, regional symposiums, and advocacy efforts, BUiLT International is working tirelessly to ensure that Black individuals have equal opportunities to excel and innovate in the world of technology.


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The collaboration between The Black In HR and BUiLT promises to deliver unparalleled benefits to their members. Through a joint membership program, the individuals will gain access to an unparalleled suite of benefits, including nationwide chapters, complimentary masterclasses and courses, networking mixers, conferences, premium discounts on certification and training. Moreover, members will have the unique advantage of tapping into a vast pool of mentors and coaches, further augmenting their professional growth and development. This holistic approach to professional development aims to equip Black professionals with the skills and ultimate support they need to succeed in their respective careers and beyond.


“This partnership marks a significant milestone in our collective journey towards fostering excellence and empowerment within the Black community,” said Prathan Powell, Executive Board Member with The Black In HR. “By joining forces with BUiLT International, we are amplifying our impact and expanding our reach to new horizons. Together, we will continue to break down barriers, foster innovation, and create pathways for the success of the Black community around the globe,” added the executive.


Pictured: Peter Beasley (BUiLT) and Amber Chatham (Black In HR)

Echoing this sentiment, Peter Beasley, Chairman at BUiLT International expressed enthusiasm about the collaborative venture. “"At BUILT, we believe in the power of unity and collaboration to drive meaningful change. By partnering with The Black In HR, we are strengthening our commitment to advancing Black excellence in technology and beyond. Together, we will build a future where every Black professional has the opportunity to thrive and lead,” the CEO remarked.


As the world continues to grapple with issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion, the partnership between The Black In HR and BUiLT International is aimed to serve as a beacon of hope and progress. Together, these organizations are leading the charge towards a future where Black professionals are not only represented but celebrated and empowered to thrive. In addition to the myriad of benefits offered through this joint membership program, members of both organizations can look forward to exclusive events, workshops, and initiatives designed to help overcome challenges in their professional growth.


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