Kike Oniwinde speaks to the BNC!

We're really excited to bring you answers to your questions from Kike Oniwinde, founder of the BYP Network. The BYP stands for "Black Young Professionals" and it is a platform with tens of thousands of members across the globe. It provides a social network, professional development opportunities podcasts and blogs to ensure that there is a future where black people can see themselves represented in all industries.

We'll let Kike introduce herself...


How were you inspired to create/found the BYP network?
decisive_redcurrant, Michael Faraday School

As a young person... follow your journey, be aware and take things in and be ambitious. Research in advance about the skills you need to succeed and then know that you can be anything - you can make the world what you want it to be.

Kike Oniwinde


How did you gain your confidence to speak out about what you want to change in the world?
modest_river, New Horizons Children's Academy

I was always that person who had something to say, who wasn't afraid to be a bit of a leader and challenge an idea.

Kike Oniwinde


Have you ever faced difficulties at work because of the colour of your skin?
buzzing_morning, Braiswick Primary School


How would you like people of colour to be treated in the future at work?
eager_reflection, Cheam Park Farm Academy


Does salary discrimination between people of different skin colour exist?
determined_mood, Hammond Junior School

You guys are the future - you can write letters and you can campaign to make sure the government looks into the ethnicity pay gap.

Kike Oniwinde


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How were you inspired and what new things did you learn from listening to her?

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