Be Inspired - Series 3 - 29th June 2013 at Birkbeck, University of London

 

Saturday 29th June 2013

Inspirational YOU - Be Inspired III

Supported by

Birkbeck, University of London (Torrington House)

12pm – 7pm  

 

 

Inspirational YOU returns to the award winning Birkbeck, University London as part of their Be Inspired series of talks and workshops. Birkbeck is noted as a vibrant centre of academic excellence and is London's only specialist provider of evening and weekend higher education.

 This is an exciting opportunity to meet some of the UK's most influential speakers and World Class Business Leaders from organisations such as UBS, adidas, New African Woman, Women in Film and TV, BBC Radio, Kick it Out and the Stephen Lawrence Trust.

 

Speakers include:

Symon Sentain MA CIHCM FRSA AoU Chairman at Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust

Mervyn Lyn Managing Director of Strategic Partnership Solutions

Nabeel Sheikh Senior Partner at Neumans LLP

Troy Townsend Mentoring & Leadership project manager at Kick It Out

Darren Allaway Managing Director at UBS Wealth Management

Darren is a Managing Director and founder member of the UBS Global Family Office Group, based in London. He currently advises a number of sophisticated family offices and multi-family offices on discrete structured transactions, portfolio construction, and investment selection. 

Jane Bradley Publisher & Writer 

Jane is an award winning writer who founded For Books’ Sake, the webzine dedicated to books by and for independent women. In 2011, Jane co-edited Short Stack, the first For Books’ Sake short story collection. Her fiction has been published in an assortment of journals and anthologies. Her journalism has been published online and in print  in independent publications including Mslexia, G3, Fat Quarter, Venus Zine and The Stool Pigeon.

Emma Thomas Script Supervisor / Board Director at Women in Film and TV (WFTV)

Samantha Johnson Sports Journalist and Radio Presenter

Paola Lucktung Entertainment and Influencer (Marketing) at adidas

Miranda Brawn Barrister and Banker

Charlotte Ball Youth Enterprise Director and STEM Consultant

Belinda Otas Assistant Editor of New African Woman and Playwright

Workshops and talks include:

  • Leading women - We lead and succeed
  • Social Media for Business 
  • Turn YOUr passion into profits
  • Leading men - A winning mindset
  • Get  ahead in Law and understand the changes to legal aid
  • Minding YOUr money - A finance workshop
  • The Business of Sport
  • Be Inspired Generation - For those who mentor or are mentored

"Be the change that you wish to see" Gandhi  

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Seminars and talks

Speakers

12:00pm Inspire YOUth - Be Inspired Generation (BIG) (120 minutes)

Be Inspired Generation (BIG) is the first of an annual motivational programme for young people aged 16-24 delivering high-energy inspiration and empowerment. 

  • Mentors can attend with their mentee to listen to powerful speakers who will give an insight into their careers and business.
  • Learn about the different routes into university and the opportunities available.
  • Meet international celebrities who will share how they broke into the mainstream and are now award winner's.
  • Develop the skills needed to grow your business.
  • Meet other's who are considering their career choices.
  • Improve your confidence and networking skills

 

CEO Dancers Britain’s Got Talent 2013 & BBC Radio 1Xtra Xtra Talent 

Ernest Kouassi Award winning young entrepreneur

Special celebrity guest (To be announced on the day)

Hosted By:

Bernard P Achampong BBC Radio Producer and Founder of Ideas Genius

Edwina Momoh Break Out The Box & Exousia Consulting

 

12:45pm: Social media for business and personal branding 

(1 hour)

Karen Campbell Digital Media Director & Web Editor

Carla Narth Digital Marketing Director at Re:Act

13:45pm: Turn your passion into profits (45 mins)

  • This taster seminar will explore: How you increase the commercial viability of your brand.
  • How you position your brand so that customers buy.
  • How you develop strategic and commercial partnerships.
  • How your promotions should make you a profit.

Kubi Springer Brand expert

14:15pm: How to get into law and succeed / Changes to legal aid (1 hour) 

Learn from some of the UK’s legal professionals.

Inspirational You strives to inspire those who wish to pursue and/or improve upon, amongst others, a career in law.  

At each law seminar experts in their respective fields of practise, both barristers and solicitors, attend and offer pragmatic advice and tips.  

Audience participation is a key feature of Inspirational You and the law seminar.  

Attendees are encouraged to interact with the panel so as to enable specific issues to be identified where necessary.  The seminar also offers opportunities for attendees to approach and speak with the panelists directly.  This enables one to one advice and frequently results in contact which extends beyond the day of the seminar.  

The seminar is a fantastic insight into developing a career in law, understanding how to overcome the challenges and a great opportunity to network

Garry Green Barrister at Tooks Chambers (Host)

Nabeel Sheikh Senior Partner at Neumans LLP

Tobi Iyiola Solicitor

Dominic Scott Solicitor

Parisha Kanani Associate General Counsel at Jefferies & Company

Maria Gallucci Employment Lawyer

 

13:00pm: Minding your money (60 mins)

Natasha Bryan Mindfulness Based Trainer and Financial Capability Trainer

14:00pm: The business of sport (90 mins)

Five senior professionals from the world of sport and law join our interactive seminar on the sports industry.

  • Getting started and ahead in sports media
  • In roads onto and up the ladder
  • Growing a sports business
  • Building strategic partnerships
  • The changing face of media reporters
  • How to get involved with the FA, PFA, Kick it Out premier league and local league football clubs
  • How to secure PR
  • Securing sponsorship and sustaining your career
  • Diversity in sport

 

Gordon Boateng Ambassador of Kick it Out and Football Manager

Manisha Tailor
Football Coach/Scout and Sport Columnist 

Godfrey Torto
Football Coach/Scout and PR specialist

Otis Roberts
Football Agent/Manager and CEO

Phil Gibbs
Barrister and Sports Writer 

Kevin George (Host)

 

15:30pm: Leading women – How we lead and succeed. 

  • Master your fears of networking and pushing yourself forward in business and your career.
  • Listen to how these seven women have made an impact in their chosen professions, whilst running a business, managing a family and supporting their local community
  • Supported by Nokia Remarkable Women

Hosted by Samantha Johnson Sports Journalist and radio presenter

Paola Lucktung Entertainment and Influencer Marketing at adidas

Miranda Brawn Barrister and Banker

Charlotte Ball Youth Enterprise Director and STEM Consultant

Belinda Otas Asst Editor of New African Woman / Writer / Playwright

Jane Bradley Publisher & Writer 

Emma Thomas Script Supervisor / Board Director at WFTV

Naomi Richards Children's Coach and Author

 

 

16:30pm: Leading men – A winning mindset

  • Effective leadership
  • Supporting future leaders
  • The role of emotional intelligence and mindfulness

Hosted by Garry Green (Barrister) - Speakers –

Symon Sentain MA CIHCM FRSA AoU Chairman at Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust

Mervyn Lyn Managing Director of Strategic Partnership Solutions

Troy Townsend Mentoring & Leadership project manager at Kick It Out

Darren Allaway Managing Director at UBS Wealth Management

Schools, colleges and youth clubs can book group tickets.  

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