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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

    It doesn't matter who you are or where you come from. The ability to triumph begins with you. Always.


    Oprah Winfrey

  • Today In History

    Black History Month

    • In 1908 - Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority founded at Howard University
    • In 1965 - Malcolm X assassinated in New York City
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