Enterprise, Entertainment and Media talk – Inspiring YOUth

Inspirational YOUth, Hexagon Housing Association, ABCLife, Impact 10, TNG and Lewisham Homes presents

Inspire YOUth

Entertainment, Media, PR and Sports talk 

Tuesday 9th June 2015

Doors: 6.00pm

6.30pm – 8.30pm

An evening talk to empower young people and entrepreneurs interested in the Entertainment, Media, Retail, PR and Sports industry.

  • Learn from successful business leaders
  • Make contacts who will inspire you to start and grow your business
  • Improve your career prospects
  • Network

This session will consist of a panel of speakers from the PR, Sports, Retail, TV and Music industries who will share their story and inspire you to reach the top.

Ashley Chin – Actor, Screenwriter, Artist and Fashion designer


In 1999, Chin began his acting career in the BBC film Storm Damage directed by Lennie James. He then made his theatre debut as the role of Young Mal in Roy Williams’ Lift Off at the Royal Court Theatre. In 2007, he played Razer in Bola Agbaje’s Laurence Olivier award-winning play Gone Too Far!– a role which he subsequently reprised in 2008. He also played the role of Carl Wilkins in Roy Williams’ There’s Only One Wayne Matthews at the Polka Theatre. In August 2007, he played the role of Seales in BBC Radio 4’s radio adaptation of E. R. Braithwaite’s novel To Sir, With Love.
Chin’s television credits include The Bill, HolbyBlue, The Fixer, Law & Order: UK and Waking the Dead, Silent Witness and Casualty. On film he has played supporting roles in Cherry Tree Lane and Anuvahood, and also a cameo in Sket. He was also selected as the 2010 Trailblazer at the Edinburgh International Film Festival for the role of Asad in Cherry Tree Lane. In 2011, Chin co-wroteand starred in Victim with Michael Maris.
On 22 June 2012, the film was released in UK cinemas. In April 2012, Chin co-starred in The Boxer, a seven minute short film, alongside Paul Barber. From October to December 2012, he played the role of Escalante in Frank McGuinness’s Damned By Despair (English translated version of Tirso de Molina’s 1625 play El Condenado por Desconfiado) at the Royal National Theatre.
In October and November 2012, he was involved in filming of Destiny Ekaragha’s adaptation of Bola Agbaje’s play Gone Too Far. In 2013, Chin he played a supporting roles in Fedz and Starred Up. From May to August 2013, he played the role of Mercutio in a National Theatre production of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet in Ben Power’s version for young audiences.
Garry Green – South London Barrister and youth mentor
Garry’s strong sense of social justice and ties to local marginalised communities remain a constant despite his busy practice.  Amongst some local groups he is known as the community lawyer”.  He works voluntarily for an array of grass root organisations and is particularly passionate about the welfare of young people.
Garry specialises in criminal defence and has a reputation both for being a committed and brilliant advocate who is robust in the defence of his clients and fearless in ensuring they receive a fair trial.
He is routinely instructed in heavy-weight crime often involving multiple defendants. He enjoys the rigours of extended legal arguments and is genuinely considered to be an “all rounder”. He has excellent judgement and develops his clients’ cases with tactical precision and insightful understanding of juries. His closing speeches are a work of art, thoughtful, sensitively themed and measured in their delivery. His abilities have also resulted in him routinely being instructed as junior in a number of high profile homicide cases at the Central Criminal Court.
Garry is a very personable barrister who has a very relaxed and non-judgemental style. His approachable manner puts clients of all backgrounds, whether publicly funded or private, at ease this develops excellent rapport which wins the trust and confidence of his lay and professional clients.
Gemma Miller – Owner of Girl Like Me London boutique (recently featured on Channel 4’s Mary Portas: Secret Shopper)
Genelle Aldred – Journalist, TV presenter, Author, Public speaker, Host and Business woman
Myx Quest – Record Producer, Owner / Founder of Qirv Ventures & Property Developer (London / Ghana)
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Karen Tippett-Lehane – Travel, Beauty, Luxury and lifestyle PR Consultant
Mercedes Benson – Blogger, Presenter and Entertainment and Influencer Marketing at a multinational sports corporation (over 10k followers on Instagram)
Nikita Okyere – Celebrity Barber / Stylist (Over 11k followers on Instagram)
This evening will include a panel discussion on:

  • Starting a business
  • Changing your career
  • Emotional intelligence – understanding the reactions of yourself and others
  • Challenging your inner beliefs
  • The art of networking
  • Goal setting
  • Excelling in the media, fashion, property, hospitality or sports industry
  • The importance of balance

Book your ticket today – Entry includes:

  • Refreshments
  • 1 day pass to use the Impact Hub (Co-Working space) in Brixton
  • Automatic membership to the Inspirational YOU Network (IYN)6.00 – 6.30 Guests seated for discussion6.30 – 8.00 Welcome, intro and panel discussion8.00 – 8.30 Q & A8.30 – 8.45 Close and depart

    TNG, 111 Wells Park Road, Sydenham

    Nearest mainline station: Sydenham 

    07545 156 111 |

    Book today – Limited Spaces

     Everyone welcome

Supported by ABCLife, Impact 10, Hexagon Housing Association and Lewisham Homes

TNG, 111 Wells Park Road, Sydenham

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