Black History Month is almost upon us and for those in and around London, there are a number of events going on in the month of October being organised by some amazing black individuals. Here are a few that caught my eye…
Black Men in Law Network ‘Future Me Series: All the Way to Partnership’, 05 October 2018
Founded earlier on this year by John Oladeji (Associate, Osborne Clarke LLP) and Isaac Eloi (Trainee Solicitor, Freeths LLP), BML Network aims to inspire the next generation of black male lawyers and support those looking to enter the legal sector through various mentoring schemes. Grab your free ticket here!
Wealth Hatch, Bola Sukonbi, Sandra Orogodo, 15 October 2018
Financial literacy is incredibly important. I don’t know about you but I am always looking for ways to secure the bag. If you are the same then this event is for you! Join founder of the Wealth Hatch Sandra, who transformed her credit score and drastically increased her savings in a short amount of time and Bola, who managed to save $100,000 in 3 and a half years! This event is going to be held on ‘Instagram Live’ there is no excuse for you to not tune in, so 7pm, 15 October, I want to see your Instagram username pop up in the Live!
Inspired to Succeed: Remembering the Past, 8 October 2018
Black Solicitors Network (City Branch) and the Linklaters BAME Network, with guest speakers, David Olusoga, British-Nigerian historian and broadcaster and award-winning author of Brit(ish), Afua Hirsch. BSN is a fantastic network that I would implore all young professionals in the legal field to sign up and grow your personal and professional network! Please note that the last day for registration is 3 October 2018 - click here for tickets!
UK Black Business Show, 13 October 2018
With a growing number of millennials venturing into the world of business, it is extremely important that you are armed with the necessary knowledge and skills to make the most of your entrepreneurial journey! Join the amazing UKBBS for an insightful day filled with workshops, a showcase of businesses and keynote speakers. Don’t leave it too late, register now.
90s Baby Show Live Show, 14th October 2018
I may be a little bias but I absolutely love Fred and Temi – as an avid listener of the 90s Baby Podcast, I am so proud of their progress as individuals and the growth of the podcast and brand as a whole! Cannot wait to see how the show goes and what else the duo have in store! Grab your tickets now before you have to pay more on the door!
DODLISTEVENT, 14 October 2018
Fashion lovers, this event is for YOU! This event is a highly anticipated fashion event with special guests, magazine and press features. Dian is an upcoming force to be reckoned with and Dose of Dian is an amazing platform that we ought to all support. Grab your tickets, be ready to network with other like-minded individuals, whilst looking great, of course!
The Black Awards 2018, 26 October 2018
If you are anything like me and love an excuse to get all the way dolled up then this event is for you! Join The Black Awards in celebrating the sheer black excellence our generation exhibits. Across a number of industries and sectors, you are in store for an enjoyable and inspiring evening! Don’t forget to vote for your favourite black peers here and buy your tickets here.
Black Femme Film, Black Femme Fright, 27 October 2018
Founded by a group of beautiful (inside and out!) women, Black Femme Film is a collective for black and mixed women and femmes who share the love for film and cinema and enjoy that with great company. I kid you not, their events are a serious vibe. Now, if you think I am joking, check out YouTuber, Annie Drea’s vlog for a little taste of what you should expect! What are you waiting for, grab your tickets now.
ToyaTalks Reloaded, 27 October 2018
Toya Washington is an amazing contract manager in the corporate world, with a wealth of accolades. She has a pretty large following on Snapchat and is known for her daily discussions on the trials she faces as a black woman in the corporate world. This event promises to be an insight into the challenges she has faced and aims to provide young black women with a toolkit on how to navigate the corporate world. Click here to buy your ticket now.
I could go on but there are simply too many events to name! With that being said, this blog series: ‘Black History Month with thejenniferfrimpong’ aims to provide you with a vast array of content touching on the amazing things young black men and women are doing within our community, the challenges our community face as well as thoughts on changes that are currently being implemented. Stay tuned for more posts and do follow me on all my social media pages for more information!