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Movers and Shakers | Davinia Tomlinson | rainchq

We love sharing the entrepreneurial stories of women of colour. Davinia Tomlinson is the founder of rainchq, a company that helps women take control of their financial futures through an annual membership programme comprising of: financial education, qualified and regulated financial advice and events focused on all aspects of holistic wellbeing.   What drove you…

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Movers and Shakers | Tendai Chagweda

Tendai Chagweda is the founder of  Quest4Success , a company that teaches people and businesses to market themselves effectively online using social media, Alongside this, Tendai also uses vision boards to help people determine their purpose and set personal and professional goals to accomplish their dreams. Three years ago she launched Inspiring DJs which teaches…

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PRECIOUS Nights at the British Library | July

Join us for the July edition of our monthly PRECIOUS Nights at the British Library networking event for women of colour in business. Each event features a panel of previous Precious Awards category winners sharing their insights and top-tips. ‘PRECIOUS Nights give the opportunity to hear from previous PRECIOUS Awards winners about their business journey, catch…

Movers and Shakers | Kymberlee Jay | DoodleDirect

Kymberlee Jay is the founder of DoodleDirect www.doodledirect.com an animation production company that creates powerful marketing messaging and stories for brands. What drove you to start your own business? I started my own business to allow me to do what I love whilst being able to pay my bills. I enjoy the challenges that running a business…

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Movers and Shakers | Flavilla Fongang | MD | 3 Colours Rule

Continuing our series of profiles of successful women of colour in business, leadership and work. Flavilla Fongang is Managing Director of  www.3coloursrule.com  a creative branding agency and online fashion styling academy. She set up the business ten years ago.   What drove you to start your own business? 3 Colours Rule was originally born as a…

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Movers and Shakers | Haddy Folivi | Clarity Media

Haddy Folivi is the founder of  ClarityMedia. As a publicist/PR, she actively secures media features (TV, radio, magazines both online and offline and podcasts) for her clients.  Since launching her business in 2010, Haddy has secured just over $2 million in media coverage for her clients in over 46 countries. What drove you to start your…

Event | The Business of being Creative

The world of female entrepreneurship is rich in diversity and creativity; to celebrate this our next networking event places the spotlight on women who have started and grown a business in the creative industries. Whether you are thinking of starting a business, have just started up or are looking to grow, join us and our…

Rasheed Ogunlaru | Coach on the Coach | January 2017

Dear Rasheed, It’s back to work after the festive break and I have realised that I really hate my job. I am desperate to start my own business. I have a great idea – but I know I have to stay in my current role for a while longer. Until recently I have really enjoyed…

Mover and Shaker | Claudine Adeyemi | Associate, Mishcon de Reya & Founder & CEO of The Student Development Co. CIC

Claudine is founder and CEO of The Student Development Co. CIC,  a non-profit organisation which aims to provide career related support and advice to 16-24 year olds from less privileged backgrounds who are or have recently finished studying.  She is also an Associate in the Real Estate Dispute Resolution team at legal firm Mishcon de Reya. Briefly describe…

How To Become A Great Leader | Jobeda Ali

Jobeda Ali Leadership is not something that can be taught. It can only be learned by observing people who are already leaders. Even aspirations to be a leader come from observing leaders. I don’t believe there is such a thing as a ‘natural leader’, rather, leadership is an inherited idea, a meme. That’s why people…