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Become + Thrive.

Become + Thrive is a social enterprise dedicated to supporting black women to thrive in professional spaces.

Our goal is to increase the number of black women in leadership positions across industry and help them to main those positions and be paid accordingly for their time. 

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Fawcett’s 2020 Sex and Power Index shows just 6% of chief executives of FTSE 100 companies are women.


None are women of colour.


Become + Thrive at a glance...

We equip young black with the skills and support they need to start their career, through events, internships, information distribution and industry networking.

We also connect with organisations who wish to create safe spaces for black women to thrive in and collaborate on opportunities and events with them.

Orange Makeup

This workshop moves past generic discussion on diversity and inclusion. We discuss how unconscious biases and the nuances of colourism can we affecting black women in your workplace and or your recruiting practices.

Orange Theme Portrait

This is for companies who want to engage with how stereotypes impact black women in the workplace daily and move past them to allow black women to truly be able to show up to work as themselves.

Motivational Speaker

A workshop for the black women in your organisation in which we create a safe space and discuss what they need to thrive. A report is created from the discussion with potential action points for your organisation.


Tune into our latest virtual events.

  • How To: Impact Your Community!
    Thu, 25 Nov
    Online Event
    25 Nov 2021, 18:00 – 18:50
    Online Event
    A panel discussion following on careers within the social enterprise, charity and not for profit sectors, with three women of colour who are making incredible strides in their industries.
  • How to break into digital marketing
    Thu, 20 May
    How to break into digital marketing
    20 May 2021, 18:30 – 19:30 BST
    How to break into digital marketing
    Interested in the world of digital marketing? This ones for you.
  • How to think like a lawyer.
    Thu, 25 Feb
    Virtual Event
    25 Feb 2021, 18:30 – 19:30
    Virtual Event
    We can all learn a lot from lawyers. From the power of negotiation, to researching and reading; they do it best. For this virtual panel discussion you'll hear from a panel of talented lawyers from a range of backgrounds on their unique journeys and top tips and tricks.
  • Black Women in Tech: How to Flourish
    Mon, 26 Oct
    Virtual Panel Discussion
    26 Oct 2020, 17:30 – 18:30
    Virtual Panel Discussion
    Become have partnered with Code First Girls for Black History Month, presenting a virtual panel discussion and live Q & A.


— Danny, Founder of YGP

“Become is an organisation the industry has been crying out for. They create real impactful positive change.”



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