Young men – Letter to my 15 year old – Tuesday 26th March 2019

Inspirational YOU
(private event)
supported by Tour Music Live and Diane Abbott MP

Letter to my 15 year old self
House of Commons

Tuesday 26th March 2019 – 4.00pm – 6.30pm
Doors 4.00pm (Prompt 4.30pm start for young men)

Letter to my 15-year-old self features inspirational role models who share their journey and career insights.

The panel will focus on the career paths of professionals in competitive industries, climbing the ladder, succeeding in business, managing their well-being and helping others.

The event is for students and graduates aged 14+: This is fantastic opportunity to meet established and respected leaders, to network and gain tips, which may well give you the competitive edge.

Introduced by Dianne Abbott MP, is a British politician who has served as the Member of Parliament for Hackney North and Stoke Newington since 1987. She was the country’s first black female MP. As a member of the Labour Party, she has held various positions in successive Labour Shadow Cabinets, and since 2016 has been Shadow Home Secretary.


Trevor Williams – Tour Director & CEO of Tour Music Live

Jonathan Deverill – Solicitor & Partner, DAC Beachcroft LLP






Tevin Tobun – CEO of GV Group & Chair of Inspirational YOU

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Nana Adu-Sarfo – Head of Music Marketing – EMEA, Beats By Dr.Dre (Apple)






Martin Barnett – Manager Enterprise Analytics Technical Support , Google






Michael ‘Buck’ Maris – Actor, Writer and Manager






Emil Collins – Film Director, CEO of Socialize Media






Jonathan Badyal – Head of Communications, Universal Music






Moderator: Garry Green – Barrister, Doughty Street Chambers






  • What they thought about at 15
  • Visibility – why it is important to speak up and be counted
  • How do we get into senior positions?
  • What is it like in your industry?
  • How do they balance their career, personal life and well-being?
  • The importance of having a mentor and sponsor in your career
  • Read their letter to their 15-year-old self

Please note that no food or drink is allowed in any of the Committee Rooms although delegates may take in bottled water
Please let us know of any special requirements, including any assisted access needs to the House of Commons



E: info (at)
T: 07545 156 111
T: @inspirational_u
I: #IYYouth19

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