Originally formed as a WhatsApp group on 20th August 2017, Black Professionals (UK) is an online community platform where professionals of African and Caribbean heritage in the UK can freely discuss issues that are pertinent to them in a cordial manner within a safe space.

Aims and objectives

  • Provide support pool for members with similar lived / shared experiences
  • Facilitate timely dissemination of pertinent information
  • Act as an online professional networking hub for its members
  • Develop a knowledge base and think tank on pertinent issues

Membership demography base

This is a closed online community and at this stage of its development, membership is on an invite only basis comprising broadly of people of:

  • African / Caribbean heritage
  • Age 25+
  • Living or having lived in the UK
  • Of a recognised professional / academic body qualification