Black Tech Recruiter of the Year

Meet the Top 3 Finalist

Adedeji Onabule

AVP, Workforce Intelligence and Talent Acquisition


Ade is an HR professional with 8+ years in recruitment, specializing in tech talent at Citi, focusing on diversity. Skilled in candidate management and negotiations.

Adijat Akinsipe

Director, Enterprise Technology & Digital Recruitment

Royal Bank of Canada

From tech expert to talent strategist, Adijat drives diversity in tech hiring and nurtures underrepresented groups. Passionate about storytelling and empowering women in tech.

Angelo Di Marino

Senior Talent Advisor


Angelo is a talent advisor who excels in securing top talent through strong relationships and a focus on diversity and inclusion, especially in Indigenous hiring and BPTN support.

Behind every great tech talent is a recruiter who saw potential. The Black Tech Recruiter of the Year award honors the individuals who match skills with opportunities and champion diversity in the tech workspace, ensuring that the doors of opportunity are open to all.

For this award, nominate people who:

About This Award

This award recognizes a recruiter’s excellence in finding great talent and advocating for candidates, ensuring that the tech industry’s future is as diverse as our world. It’s not just about placing talent; it’s about understanding the pulse of the industry and recognizing the power of diverse perspectives.

Nominate a recruiter who has significantly impacted the careers of Black tech professionals and contributed to the industry’s advancement through inclusive recruitment practices.

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