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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

    As long as you keep a person down, some part of you has to be down there to hold him down, so it means you cannot soar as you otherwise might.


    Marian Anderson

  • Today In History

    • In 1950 - Edith Sampson is the first African American appointed as a representative to the UN.
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