The art of winning

The art of winning

The Art of Winning Inspirational YOU – Summer 2012 Conference supported by Birkbeck, University of London
on Saturday 30th June from 12pm-6pm.

The event will provide participants with an opportunity to attend an array of exciting and interactive workshops led by leading professionals from the world of sport, marketing, radio, law, entertainment and much more.

This is a great opportunity to learn and develop the skills needed to win.

This action packed day has something for everyone as we head towards the London 2012 Olympics. Those attending will meet a first class line up of speakers who will inspire and motivate YOU.

This is a must attend for students, graduates, social entrepreneurs, business leaders, those in law, sport, television and social media.

You will meet some of the UK’s power player’s in one of the UK’s leading academic institutions.

Speakers on the day come from leading corporations such as the Institute of Education, SB.TV, Microsoft, Matrix Chambers, PWC, Deloitte and BBC. Sonia Meggie, Founder of

Inspirational YOU, is really looking forward to another inspiring day she said: “I am really excited about our Art of Winning Conference. London is a hub of excitement and opportunity and we are really looking forward to inspiring everyone on the day, especially with June being such a significant month in the run-up to the Olympics.”

Workshops & seminars include
1. Inspirational YOUth: I am young and I am winning
2. Leading ladies: Never give up
3. Leading men: Breaking the glass ceiling
4. Winning in the business of sport
5. Succeeding in law
6. Social media – The importance and value of collaboration in business and education
7. The power of Science
8. Focus on YOU

Focus on YOU (12:00pm)
Kevin Bennett Speaker and entrepreneur

Succeeding in Law (13:30)

Brendon Christian Director at Christian. The Law Firm
Sheryl Nwosu Barrister
Christl Hughes Solicitor & former Chairwoman of Association of Women Solicitors
Camilla Choudhury – Khawaja Barrister
Ama Afrifa-Kyei Employee Engagement/Diversity & Inclusion at Deloitte LLP
Ly Ossenyou Birkbeck 1st class law graduate 2011
Chika Okeke Commerce & Industry legal recruiter at DMJ

Hosted by Garry Green Barrister at Tooks Chambers

Winning in the Business of Sport (13:30)

Mark Afeeva Barrister
Kwaku Mensah Trace Sports TV
Kevin George Former professional football player
Michael Bennett The PFA
Otis Roberts Football agent
Professor Sean Hamil Director of Sport at Birkbeck

Hosted by Isaak Badru

Leading ladies: Never give up (15:00)

Dr Nicola Rollock Research Associate at Institute of Education
Ama Afrifa-Kyei Diversity & Inclusion at Deloitte LLP
Christina Armstrong MD at Louda Media / Head of Mobile at Upfront
Ava Vidal Writer, comedienne, actress and producer
Jacky Wright VP of IT Strategic Services at Microsoft

Hosted by Michelle Moore Sports development consultant

Leading men: Break the glass ceiling (16:30)

Andy Woodfield UK Partner & Lead for GLEE @ PwC
Ray Paul Founder of The playmaker group
Bayo Alaba Founder of StreetFest and restaurateur and Hoxton fashion market founder
Bernard P. Achampong Producer at BBC 1Xtra and founder of Ideas Genius
Dillon Khan Author and music Journalist
DJ Spoony BBC Radio 5 sports presenter

Hosted by Garry Green Barrister

Inspirational YOUth – I am young and I am winning (14:45)

Latoya Kessie PR & Sports Marketing Exec
Emmanuel Ezugwu Fashion PR Executive at Harrods
Richard Serunjogi Project Manager at Spirit of London Awards
Ashley Chin Actor, writer, producer and public speaker
Becca Wren Project Manager at SBTV
Michael Maris Actor, writer and producer

Hosted by Richard Kuti Founder of YBS &
Inspirational YOU board member

The importance and value of Social media for collaboration in business and education

Alison Coward Founder of Bracket Projects
Ronke Adeyemi Social Media Consultant, Blogger
Sinem Onabanjo Editor-in-chief at FAB Magazine

The power and influence of Science

Dr Eyman Osman Science Education and Research Consultant- Molecular biology and Genetics Specialist

11.30 am – 11.55 am Arrivals, registration and networking
11.55 am – 12.00 pm Welcome and intro 12.00 pm – 6.00 pm Seminars, workshops and networking
6.00 pm – 6.30 pm Close

Tickets are available online from and range from being free to £10.00.


Account Director:
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Region: All
Start Date: 30/06/2012
End Date: 30/06/2012
Start Time: 12:00 – 18:00
Venue: Birkbeck
Press Tickets: Available
Sponsorship: Not Available
Press Tickets:
Name: Sonia Meggie