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The Southbank Presents : Phenomenal Women: Portraits of UK Black Female Professors

Organisers of Black History Month activities this year, are being forced to be creative with their events.  None more so than the organisers of the Southbank’s exhibition of Phenomenal Women: Portraits of UK Black Female Professors. The exhibition has been placed outside in the open air by the Southbank popular riverside promenade ‘The Queen’s Walk’  …

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YOU HIDE ME!: 50 YEARS ON – from the June Givanni Pan African Cinema Archive

YOU HIDE ME!: 50 YEARS ON October 7 | October 20 | October 29 | November 10 In 1970 Ghanaian filmmaker Nii Kwate Owoo managed to enter the British Museum to make this short film about the valuable African artefacts held there. His film is held in the June Givanni Pan African Cinema Archive (JGPACA), …

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Princess Keisha Omilana – #The Working Princess On Never Giving Up on Your Dreams

Princess Keisha Omilana has always stood out from the crowd. While walking down a street in her native US, she was spotted by Prince Adekunle Adebayo Omilana from Nigeria. He became her husband and immediately swept her away to a seemingly ‘fairy tale’ life with a ‘happily ever after’ ending.  But the tale belies years …

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World Afro Day – A Celebration of Triumphant African Hair Stories

Did you know there is a World Afro Day? A day of celebration when people of African heritage, all over the world, rejoice and take pride in their natural hair. Since 2017, the annual event has received official endorsement from the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.  Now in its fourth …

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Register for The Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Annual Lecture’s First Global Interactive Virtual Event hosted and sponsored by Hogan Lovells

  The Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Annual Lecture Black Lives Matter: Drive Change Through Everyday Inclusion Where are we with Black Lives Matter? How can everyday inclusion help us move the needle? Hogan Lovells and The Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Foundation are joining forces once again to celebrate UK Black History Month, Global Diversity Awareness …

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The Story of Norman Busigu and his Meteoric Rise to Young Leadership 

As part of our series on exceptional Black men, it’s exciting to feature a young man whose talents and accomplishments in both the arts and legal sector are drawing him attention and accolades wherever he goes.  It’s hard not to notice Norman Busigu, a young man, who has squeezed more into his life by the …

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A Round Table of Excellence at the Empowered Men’s Circle Conference

Singing with one voice, the chorus of the day was made loud and clear by each Speaker at the ‘Empowered Men’s Circle’ online event called Unlocking Potential – Impacting Lives.’ The rallying cry, which became the theme, was for greater collaboration and unity to overcome the multiple challenges faced by young black men in the …

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Black Businesses Matter to Post Covid Recovery Confirms Business Minister Nadhim Zahawi

  The Minister for Business, Mr Nadhim Zahawi, said that businesses from BAME communities would play an ‘absolutely critical’ role in the economic recovery of UK, post lock down. The minister was speaking at a virtual conference for business leaders and entrepreneurs from African and Caribbean communities on June 11th 2020. It was organised by …

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Presenting Bright Futures 4 All – An Educational Service Delivering Learning with Compassion

Introduction by Richard Liston Karen Bryson (pictured below) is an Educationalist and BBC-trained broadcast journalist. After a fifteen-year career in the media, she re-trained as a teacher and taught across the higher, further, secondary and primary education sectors before taking up leadership roles in education as a consultant. She holds a QTS (Qualified Teachers Status) …

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Leading with Purpose to Bridge the Black Leadership Gap – Reflections from The LEAD Conference 2020

How does one bridge the gap between the education and the private sector in terms of providing skills, training and opportunities for a young black work force to progress in the corporate world? This was the question at the heart of the Conference organised by The LEAD Curriculum in association with IBM Black Employee Network …

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