YBLA YoPro Network
About our YoPro Network Program
The YoPro Network program is designed for Black professionals aged 30 and under, providing a transformative experience that fosters personal, professional, and financial development.
We combine networking, learning, investing, and fun to create a well-rounded experience shared with other like-minded Black professionals.
Join a network of success-minded Black professionals!
Access to YBLA's global network of CEOs and executives
Access to YBLA's private LinkedIn group
Opportunities to sharpen your financial skills
Learning about investing in a safe environment with the YBLA Stock Market Challenge
Access to financial workshops
Service & Events
Opportunity to attend YBLA's Global Leadership Forum in Los Angeles, CA
Curated networking dinners in Charlotte, NC
Global virtual speaker series
Service and social activities
December 19, 2023
Networking Social & Interest Meeting
January 11, 2024
Networking Dinner #1
March 14, 2024
Networking Dinner #2
Virtual Speaker Series
May 16, 2024
Networking Dinner #3
Virtual Speaker Series
August 7 - 11, 2024
Global Leadership Forum in LA
October 3, 2024
Networking Dinner #4
December 12, 2024
Networking Dinner #5
Make Investing Exciting!
Join the action as YoPros are grouped into Investment Teams
Investment teams will manage a $1,000 YBLA Portfolio
Teams will compete as they build and manage their portfolios
Learn about the stock market as you invest YBLA's portfolio
The BEST part: The team with the most gains wins!
Global Leadership Forum
Los Angeles, CA
Connect with YoPros from across the nation
Unlock the secrets of wealth-building and investment strategies
Immerse yourself in LA's rich culture and iconic landmarks
Savor delicious networking lunches, dinners, and lively locations
Engage in small group discussions with other success-driven leaders
Make a positive impact on LA through community service
Explore LA's electrifying nightlife!
Discounted costs on hotel, flight from Charlotte, NC, breakfast, and some meals
The additional cost of the Global Leadership Forum Cost is yet to be determined.
Membership is open to past YBLA Ambassadors or those recommended by:
A YBLA YoPro member
Leadership team member
Between the ages of 21 and 30 years old
Identify as a Black professional
Committed to personal, professional and financial growth
Willing to engage with like-minded Black professionals
Available to participate in program activities, workshops, and events
How to Apply
Applicants must be a past YBLA Ambassadors or recommended by a YBLA YoPro member, leadership team member, board member, or corporate partner.
All applicants must complete a membership application.
The YoPro membership committee reviews applications on a monthly basis.
A YBLA committee member will schedule an application interview.
Applications open on December 14, 2023.