PRECIOUS Nights at The British Library | The March Edition
Come and join us for our monthly PRECIOUS Nights at the British Library!
PRECIOUS Nights provide an opportunity to hear previous PRECIOUS Award winners and finalists share the highs lows and lessons of their business journey, give actionable tips and advice. It’s about storytelling, connecting and community in a unique atmosphere of collaboration and motivation.
Early Bird tickets are £10 and include a networking drinks reception.
Rashada Harry is the Founder of Your Future Your Ambition, a social enterprise she created in 2012, which aims to encourage people from Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority backgrounds into Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) related careers.
Rashada was motivated to help start YFYA after seeing the lack of ethnic minority women in the technology industry when she joined the industry as a graduate trainee.
Rashada won the PRECIOUS Social Enterprise Award of the Year Award in 2015.
Rioch Edwards-Brown is the Founder of So You Wanna Be In TV? a grassroots social enterprise set up after her son was shot and stabbed while in school. Rioch did not want revenge and reached out to the community to give something back.
She addresses social mobility and the lack of diversity on TV. Rioch has diversified in a range of sectors including, AI, tech and creative. So You Wanna Be In Tech? was launched in 2016 and So You Wanna Be In Creative? in 2017.
Sponsors include Sony Pictures Television, The Guardian and BT Sport. Rioch has extensive experience engaging diverse Gen Y & Gen Z talent, future proofing FTSE100 and Fortune500 c-suites, brands and boardrooms in the TV, tech and creative sectors. A Diversity, Gen Y & Gen Z Expert,
She won the PRECIOUS Social Enterprise of the Year Award in 2011.
Lisa is an accomplished social media strategist with a proven track record at the world’s most famous luxurious department store, Harrods, where she worked with numerous luxury brands including CHANEL, Louis Vuitton, Fendi, Dolce & Gabbana and GUCCI.
Lisa built and developed a global social portfolio that now boasts over 2.5 million followers across key social media platforms – Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Harrods is now the most followed luxury department store in Europe on Instagram and one of the most followed in the world, with over 1.1 million followers.
Lisa was a finalist in the 2016 PRECIOUS Awards.
Come and be inspired and build your network with new contacts and friends. Book your tickets today: https://preciousnightsmar19.eventbrite.co.uk