Inspiring Entrepreneurs: Black Britain and the Creative Industries

A triptych of the speakers (l-r: Kanya King, Femi Oguns, Yomi Adegoke, Elizabeth Uviebinené)

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In partnership with MOBO

We host a panel of leading lights in the creative industries. Hear stories of what can be achieved with the right attitude and determination, and celebrate the success and cultural impact of Black British entrepreneurs in the creative sector.

This is your chance to quiz our speakers on the secrets behind their success and get some top business tips too. Speakers will be:

  • Kanya King CBE – MOBO CEO and founder and Business & IP Centre Ambassador
  • Femi Oguns MBE – actor and founder of Identity School of Acting. He was also named on Powerful Media's Power List of the top 100 most influential figures of African/Caribbean descent
  • Yomi Adegoke – an award-winning journalist and senior writer at The Pool and founder of Birthday Magazine, a publication aimed at black teenage girls. She is co-author of Slay In Your Lane, a guide to life for Black British women, along with Elizabeth Uviebinené
  • Elizabeth Uviebinené – an award-winning Marketing Manager, creating marketing campaigns that are culturally progressive and commercially impactful and co-author of Slay In Your Lane with Yomi Adegoke

Screenings of the event will take place at Business & IP Centres in Hull,  Leeds, Liverpool, Northamptonshire and Nottingham and in Worcester, the Hive.

You can also watch this event from the comfort of your home or elsewhere with our live webcast, sign up here.

In partnership with MOBO


Name: Inspiring Entrepreneurs: Black Britain and the Creative Industries
Where: Knowledge Centre
The British Library
96 Euston Road
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When: -
Enquiries: +44 (0)1937 546546