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February 16, 2024

Nominations are open to celebrate Black tech excellence with the Obsidi® Awards, presented by BMO

For the second year in a row, BMO is presenting the Black Professionals in Tech Network (BPTN) Obsidi® Awards. The only initiative of its kind in Canada, these awards spotlight exceptionally accomplished Black tech professionals, Black-led organizations, and allies making strides in the industry.

February 16, 2024

CIO Leadership Live Canada with Lekan Olawoye, Founder, BPTN

Lekan Olawoye, Founder of the Black Professionals Technology Network & OBSIDI, shares information about the CIO Responsible Development roundtable and why diversity and inclusion in building technology and teams is critical to building better tech and business.

February 15, 2024

CIO Leadership Live with Lekan Olawoye, Founder and CEO, BPTN & Obsidi

Lekan Olawoye, Founder and CEO, BPTN & Obsidi, talks about the Obsidi platform and building community and networking for Black technology professionals.

February 25, 2022

BPTN x National Post

Highly educated, brilliantly talented, relentlessly motivated Black professionals continue to face invisible barriers to advancement in the tech industry.

February 3, 2022

BPTN x POCIT

A Toronto-based organization dubbed the Black Professionals in Tech Network is launching a new platform for recruitment, events, and networking to encourage companies to hire Black talent.

February 2, 2022

BPTN x ZDNet

Obsidi platform launched to help Black tech professionals with career opportunities

February 1, 2022

BPTN x Globe and Mail

The Black Professionals in Tech Network is launching a new platform for recruitment, events and networking to encourage companies to hire Black talent.

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