WHAT WE DO

PANELS | NETWORKING| EVENTS

 JOB OPPORTUNITIES  | DIVERSITY CONSULTING

 

OUR MISSION

The mission of the Avant-Garde Network is to advocate for diversity and inclusion for professionals of color. The Avant-Garde Network also encourages the development of personal and professional relationships while promoting community service, civic engagement and wealth creation through career advancement, education sessions and entrepreneurship.

 

OUR PILLARS

Diversity and Inclusion - We seek to promote professionals of color by advocating for representation and access to opportunities for promotion and advancement. We also teach, consult and advise organizations with diversity and inclusion training. 

Civic Engagement - We seek to create positive change within our neighborhoods and community by engaging in individual and collective action with the intention of identifying and addressing issues of public concern.

Community Service - As role models to the next generation, we seek to encourage the involvement professionals within our communities in order to inspire and encourage the next generation of leaders.

Economic Empowerment - We seek to assist professionals in career development, as well as supporting the businesses of others within the network.

VISION

 

The vision of the Avant-Garde Network is to empower and support the next generation of well-rounded professionals in order to create positive change within our communities. The Avant-Garde Network focuses on creating opportunities for professionals to engage with one another to create business opportunities by investing in each other's professional development.

 

 

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION | LAW TECH AND INNOVATION | AFRICA 2030 ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT | ENTREPRENEURSHIP | CAREER ADVANCEMENT

FOUNDER

Adeola Adejobi, Esq.
Founder, Avant-Garde Network

Adeola Adejobi is the Founder of the Avant-Garde Network. Founded in 2011, Adeola has grown the professional to include over 3,000 diverse professionals in New York City. The Avant-Garde Network offers panels, networking events, and professional development programs to help professionals get to the next level in their careers.

Adeola is also an attorney at New York City’s Housing Preservation and Development Agency (HPD), the largest municipal affordable housing preservation and development agency in the nation. Since 2015, she has chaired the Real Estate Committee for the Metropolitan Black Bar Association. She is also an active member of the New York Bar Association, Counsel of Urban Real Estate, and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Adeola is the recipient of the several awards, including the E. Randolph Williams Award for Pro Bono Service and the New York State Bar Association’s Empire State Counsel Award.

Adeola received her B.A. in Political Science from Spelman College, and a J.D. with a specialization in International Legal Affairs from Cornell Law School. Adeola is from Oakland, California and resides in Harlem New York, NY.