Bright Network Black Heritage Future Leaders

6 Oct 2021, noon
Application deadline is 1st October 2021, 11:59pm

To celebrate Black History Month, Bright Network is partnering with a number of leading graduate employers that are truly passionate about inclusion, diversity, and equality for our virtual Black Heritage Future Leaders event. Don't miss the opportunity to hear from successful professionals from our partner firms and learn from their personal experiences, as well as from successful Bright Network alumni members who have secured a graduate role. 

We want this event to be an open and honest forum for discussion and for you to get your questions answered about beginning your career. That’s why you can feel comfortable asking a question through a chat function on our virtual platform.

Why attend

Meet industry leaders and professionals

Network with senior professionals at top firms and discover opportunities that they have for bright students like you.

Discover inclusive, diverse employers

Each of our partner firms is committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse working environment – find out more about what they’re doing to tackle discrimination in all its forms.

Hear from inspirational leaders

Discover how former students succeeded in their fields, regardless of their background or degree.

Who can attend

BME Bright Network members that have already graduated in 2021, or current university students graduating in 2022, 2023, 2024 or 2025

On track for a 2:1 or above and demonstrate academic excellence

Have attended university in the UK

Additional skills gained from extracurricular activities/work experience will be viewed favourably

Employers joining us


6 Oct 2021

12:30 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Bright Network Introduction

1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Panel session

2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.


2:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Skill session

3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Panel session

4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

Open networking

5:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Awards, takeaways & next steps


What people say about this event

"It was refreshing to hear about the work being done within organisations to improve diversity and inclusion. It was also empowering to hear how the speakers navigate being Black in the professional world.”

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Ehi Anyebe

Frequently asked questions

Please note all timings on the agenda for Black Heritage Future Leaders correspond with British Summer Time

If you have any questions about Bright Network Black Heritage Future Leaders, we have gathered all the most frequently asked questions here. If you have any other questions please get in touch with our Events Team -

Apply today

Application deadline is 1st October 2021, 11:59pm

This event is always popular, so we recommend getting your application in as soon as possible. Let us know with any questions and we look forward to seeing you there.