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We’re Giving Away Tickets to The Best You Expo in London

PRECIOUS has partnered with The Best You Expo 2019, to offer You FREE tickets to next year’s show, which takes place between the 15th – 16th February at Olympia London. Now in its fourth year, The Best You Expo is Europe’s largest event dedicated to personal and professional development, bringing together the world’s best motivational…

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London based female focused artisan hub needs support to stop closure

Founded by sisters, Akua Ofosuhene and Nana Evan, Hub and Culture, a 28 strong band of African and Caribbean artists and designers based in Peckham High Street, London, is faced with closure. Hub and Culture is the quintessential home of all things African centred. The hub houses 28 artisans under one roof offering vibrant home furnishing, …

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Lisa Bent | Inside Out | The last slice of 2018

Read the latest from our columnist, transformational counsellor and blogger, Lisa Bent. Check in with Lisa each month, right here, where she’ll be writing about personal development, mental health, social issues and a whole lot more… As we head into the last quarter of the year, it’s a great time to reflect on where you…

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Winners announced for 12th Annual PRECIOUS Awards

The winners have been announced for the 12th Annual PRECIOUS Awards. The event, which took place at the Royal Horseguards Hotel, London, celebrated the achievements of women of colour in enterprise, leadership and industry. Sponsored by Santander, Reed Smith, Vlisco, BAME Recruitment, the BIPC, and the Ilesha Charitable Trust – the Awards have gone from…

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Lisa Bent | Inside Out | It’s not about the coffee

The latest from our columnist, transformational counsellor and blogger, Lisa Bent. As I write this I am in the Cayman Islands. By the time you read this, I will be back in the UK. The trip was spontaneous but definitely came at the right time. How did I know? Let me tell you. I was…

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Movers and Shakers | Mariatu Turay | Founder, Gitas Portal

Continuing our series of profiles of women of colour making their mark in business and across industry. Mariatu Turay is the founder of Gitas Portal, a mid-market, luxury brand, known for its clever use of African wax prints to create sophisticated, feminine and beautiful styles. The brand is not just about beautiful quality clothes, but promotes a positive image and…

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Lisa Bent | Inside Out | The Universe Has Your Back…

So this month’s column is a little different. I am going to share snippets of my thoughts, journal and Facebook posts from the last two weeks because sometimes, I think a point needs more life to serve better. So… Tues 24th July I was honoured to host the first PRECIOUS Lifestyle Awards at Google HQ in London….

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Movers and Shakers | Dr. Tilean Gordon | Founder of Dr Tilean

Continuing our series of profiles of women of colour making their mark in business and across industry. Meet Dr. Tilean Gordon Dr. Tilean is a Chartered Psychologist and Behaviour Change Expert for business leaders, entrepreneurs, creatives and other high-achieving professionals. She uses her expertise in psychology, mindset and behaviour change, to show driven, ambitious, soul-inspired people how to reach…

Shortlist Announced for Precious Lifestyle Awards

We’re delighted to announce the shortlist of nominees for the inaugural Precious Lifestyle Awards. The awards celebrate the achievements of women of colour across 12 creative sectors. In its inaugural year, the awards have attracted hundreds of online votes participating in the process of rooting for women of colour – many of whom are often overlooked…

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Movers and Shakers | Gurjeet Moore | Manager, Financial Crime Compliance Oversight & Advisory

Continuing our series of profiles of women of colour making their mark in business and across industry. Meet Gurjeet Moore;  Manager, Financial Crime Compliance Oversight & Advisory at Santander UK as well as Network Chair of Santander’s BAME network. Santander UK is a financial services provider in the UK that offers a wide range of personal and commercial financial…