Senators Reed and Whitehouse, Mayor Elorza, and Rhode Island Foundation Announce Investment in New Headquarters for Rhode Island Black Business Association

PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined Lisa Ranglin, Founder, President & CEO of the Rhode Island Black Business Association (RIBBA), United States Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, Neil Steinberg, President and CEO of the Rhode Island Foundation, Keith Stokes, Providence Director of Business and Development and community members, to announce the […]

RHODE ISLAND BLACK BUSINESS ASSOCIATION ANNOUCES ITS ANNUAL AWARDS GALA

RIBBA’s Annual Awards Gala will take place on Friday, October 28th and recognize influential leaders in Rhode Island; tickets now available September 12, 2022, Providence, Rhode Island – The Rhode Island Black Business Association (RIBBA) is delighted to announce its Annual Awards Gala scheduled for Friday, October 28, 2022 at the Omni Providence Hotel, 1 […]

Expect the Unexpected: 5 Reasons to Apply for the RIBBA Emerging Leaders Development Program

by Stephanie Mireku RIBBA’s Emerging Leaders Development Program is a unique opportunity for professionals of color to invest in their leadership skills and amplify their professional trajectories toward greater success. The program encourages active and ongoing participation in discussions and projects related to topics such as personal brand, leadership style, conflict management, and managerial effectiveness. […]

RI Black Business Association Business Gives Out Over $10,000 to Young Entrepreneurs

  Providence, RI – May 10, 2022 – The Rhode Island Black Business Association (RIBBA), a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the business opportunities and vitality of Black-owned and minority businesses and professionals in RI, held a Young Adult Business Pitch Competition on April 30, 2022 at Sprout Co-Working in Providence, Rhode Island. Eight young […]

The RI Black Business Association Seeks Nominations for Awards Program

Nominations will be accepted until the deadline on June 3, 2022 Providence, Rhode Island – Wednesday, May 5, 2022 –  The Rhode Island Black Business Association, a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing business opportunities and vitality of Black-owned and minority businesses and professionals in RI, is seeking nominations for its 2022 Annual Awards Program. RIBBA will […]