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Established in 2002, the Rhode Island Young Professionals (RIYP) is a tax-exempt, non-profit organization dedicated to the betterment of our members and the communities in which we live, work and serve. We actively work to provide our members with exclusive networking activities, workshops, and resources that foster their personal and professional development, while at the same time developing and implementing services, programs and projects to empower and enrich Rhode Island's communities.


  • To Inspire You

    I don't consider myself brilliant, but I learned that I could work as hard as anybody to achieve what I wanted to achieve. I was willing to go without the latest jacket, sneakers or whatever. It is more important TO GET A GOOD EDUCATION


    Dr Charles H Epps, Jr

  • Today In History

    • In 1815 - Emperor Napolean Bonaparte bans slave trade in France
    • In 1918 - Birthdate of Pearl Bailey
    • In 1898 - W. J. Ballow patents combines hat rack and table
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