Black Professionals Network (BPN) is an innovative degree-to-industry professional organization with the mission to advance careers, power up businesses, and build up social capital for black professionals. We guide our professionals along thriving pathways that expand their network, professional development, and earning potential.

Chapter Leader

Erica Devieux


Senior Brand Manager

Dr. Aaleeyah Alim

Vice President




Regional Partners

Interested in becoming a regional corporate member? Learn more here

 Consider Corporate Membership –  BPN provides talent recruitment and engagement opportunities for our corporate members. Email to learn more.

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Connect with members within Chicago. Join local but be connected across various cities throughout the nation.


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  • Career Opportunities
  • Business Directory
  • 20% off Summit

Our Blog

Stay current on local opportunities, resources, and profiles impacting black professionals 

Chicago 2024 Black Men in Excellence Honorees

Meet the 2024 Black Men in Excellence Honorees

BPN Chicago Chapter has taken a bold step in recognizing the outstanding achievements of Black men in various fields—career, business, and social good.

Practical Strategies for Career Advancement

Gain insights into effective techniques and approaches for advancing your career, focusing on practical, real-world application.