Inspirational YOU – Saturday 30th June 2012


Inspirational YOU supported by Birkbeck College, University of London

 The Art of Winning 

Inspirational YOU Summer 2012 conference

Birkbeck College, Torrington Square, London WC1 7HX

Saturday 30th June 2012

12:00pm – 6.00pm

A day filled with workshops and seminars led by successful leaders and entrepreneurs from across the UK.

  1. 1.     Please select your ticket type (free, student / low income or general entry).
  2. 2.     Please select three workshops to attend.
  3. Check the times and rooms of your workshop to prevent clashes.
  4. 4.     Follow us @inspirational_u and Tweet us #IYartofwinning2012.
  5. There is no entry after 10 minutes.


Focus on YOU (12:00pm) Kevin Bennett Speaker and entrepreneur
Succeeding in Law (13:30) Brendon Christian Director at Christian. The Law FirmSheryl 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 BarristerKwaku 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 EducationAma 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 @ PwCRay 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 ExecEmmanuel 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(14:00) Alison Coward Founder of Bracket ProjectsRonke Adeyemi Social Media Consultant, Blogger

Sinem Onabanjo Editor-in-chief at FAB Magazine

The power and influence of Science(13:00) Dr Eyman Osman Science Education and Research Consultant- Molecular biology and Genetics Specialist

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