Inspirational YOU – International Women’s Month

Inspirational YOU - International Women

Inspirational YOU, in partnership with London South Bank University, is organising a celebratory event to mark 100 years of International Women’s Day. The event will take place at London South Bank University on Saturday 26 March 2011.

The half day event at LSBU is an exciting and unique opportunity to be coached by some of Britain’s top entrepreneurs. This event is perfect for those who are considering their career options or are an aspiring entrepreneur.

Speakers come from leading publications such as Cosmopolitan magazine, Pearson Publishing and The Independent newspaper, alongside media empires such Sony Music and ITV television network. Attendees will learn how to develop winning ideas from successful business leaders’ graduates from Cambridge University.

This is a great opportunity to start a successful business from scratch, develop your interview techniques, develop your inter-personal skills, network throughout the day and learn how to spot that all important opening.

Inspirational YOU ( is a not-for-profit voluntary organisation that empowers and supports women and young people. Students are invited to network and discuss their future options and learn about course availability at London South Bank University.

Inspirational YOU aims:
• To empower students, leaders and entrepreneurs’
• To further promote enterprise in women and young people
• To provide a platform for attendees and exhibitors to network
• To connect with professionals and like-minded individuals
• To provide information, advice and guidance to attendees

The event will also provide small and new businesses the opportunity to gain exposure, exhibit and network at this exciting niche event. The event will showcase a range of ethical traders and independent designers, accessories, books, jewellery, stationary, and home ware.

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March 2011 Workshops Duration
13:00pm Seven seconds to make a first impression – Tanesha Westcarr (Styling Says) 60

13.30pm Alternative Routes into Journalism – Joanna Abeyie (Cosmopolitan Magazine), Rodney Hinds (The Voice) and Matilda Egere-Cooper (The Independent) Hosted by Sherry J Bitting 60

13.00pm How to start and grow your business – Laurence Sofowora (Business advisor) 60

13.30pm Succeeding in the entertainment industry – Sade Salami (MD of Fresh Strawberry), Alex Boetang (Island Records) and more. 60

14.00pm I am young and I am winning – Wale Yusuff (Driver’s Edge), Michael Maris (Actor), Dwain Jackson (2nd Year Marketing student at LSBU / American Football Team Captain/ Founder / Youth Mentor and motivational Speaker. Amifa Tholley (Graduate from Cambridge University). Hosted by Richard Kuti (Founder of YBS & Head of LSBU Student Union) 60

14.30pm Identifying the leader in YOU – Mbeke Waseme (Teacher and life coach) 60

14.30pm Leading ladies – Meet the CEO Annemarie Dixon-Barrow OBE (Head hunter, Chair of Diverse Leaders Green Park Interim and Executive Resourcing), Nike Jonah (Arts Council), Jasmine Dotiwali (Director at ITV), Archna Sawjani (Entertainment journalist and founder of Punchbowl Blog) and Rhoda Wilson (TV presenter). 90

14.30pm A career in publishing and how to get published – Lynette Lisk, (Commissioning Editor Pearson Publishing) 60

14.30pm How to get into law and succeed – Learn from some of the UK’s legal professionals – Hosted by Garry Green (Barrister), Courtenay Griffiths QC Denise Stephenson (Solicitor & Partner) and more. 60

15:00pm The importance of fitness & a busy lifestyle – Bella-Marie Ltd ( and 45

15:00pm Behavioural aspects of learning (supporting our children) – Tracey Campbell (Advanced skills teacher in behaviour management) 60

15.00pm Running a successful social enterprise -Tokunboh Ajasa-Oluwa (MD of Catch 22 Magazine) 60

15.00pm (1) Finding the job you WANT (Personal solutions) (2) Relaxation & stress relief (Using EFT) – Zhana (Transformational growth consultant & radio presenter). 90

15.00pm A career in Investment banking – Hamet Aguemon (Goldman Sachs) and more. 60

16.00pm What do men REALLY think? (Tips on how to break the glass ceiling and have a work /life balance) Mr Play (Entrepreneur, DJ/Presenter, Events Marketing/Mgt Consultant), Christopher Childs (Tailor – Maurice Sedwell on Saville Row), Abu Bundu-Kamara (UK Diversity Manager at Pearson Plc), Francis Arkhurst (Pharmaceuticals Consultant) & Mervyn Lyn (VP Sony Music hosted by Garry Green (Barrister).

Region: All
Start Date: 26/03/2011
End Date: 26/03/2011
Start Time: 12:00 to 17:00
Venue: London South Bank University
Venue Address: 100 London Road
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Sponsorship: Available
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Phone: 07545156111