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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

    The talk of winning our share is not the easy one of disengagement and flight, but the hard one of work, of short as well as long jumps, of disappointments, and of sweet success


    Roy Wilkins

  • Today In History

    • In 1888 - Granville T. Woods patents railway telegraphy
    • In 2008 - Barack Obama becomes first African American to secure the nomination for President of the United States from a major political party
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