EMPOWER. INSPIRE. ENGAGE.
BPIA undertakes a range of activities designed to increase the participation of professionals, students, and others of African descent and heritage in international affairs.
BPIA offers unique programming, including professional development workshops and mentorship programs for various types of students or entrepreneurs.EXPLORE
EDUCATION & EXCHANGE
BPIA offers programs where students and young professionals meet employers, representatives, and learn from a panel of expert practitioners
BUSINESS & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
BPIA provides opportunities for members to broaden personal and professional knowledge, insights and experiences
Program activities include professional development and mentoring workshops; career fairs and networking opportunities; and events created to increase members’ knowledge, insights, and experiences in international affairs. Whether their goal is a successful career in international affairs, or just becoming better informed in foreign policy issues, BPIA members seek to develop and cultivate a global mindset. Events like our Think & Drink gatherings, on topics such as “Human Trafficking,” and our BPIA Chats Instagram Live Interviews on subjects like “Imposter Syndrome: Why You Do Belong in the Room” provide opportunities for members to broaden personal and professional knowledge, insights and experiences. We also establish partnerships with other organizations to support such efforts.