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BLACK WOMEN'S CONFERENCE 2017

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UCL Cruciform Building

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Black Women’s Conference 2017 - "Celebrating the achievements of Women of Colour"

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This year the Black Women's Forum UK will be celebrating it's 5th Anniversary, as such the theme of this year's conference is "Celebrating the achievements of Women of Colour" We want to highlight the achievements made by our sisters and inspire attendees to celebrate and uplift each other.

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Agenda

10:00am – 10:30am: – Registration
10.30am – 11:00 am: – Welcome and Opening Remarks
11.00am – 12.15pm: – Panel Discussion
“Reclaiming spaces: Women of Colour excelling in Creative Industries & Education”
Speakers:
Dr Nicola Rollock, Sunny Singh, Cherrelle Skeete, Imriel Morgan, Sobia Afridi
12.15pm – 12.30pm: – BREAK
12.30pm – 1.45pm: – Panel Discussion
“Doing it for ourselves: Women of Colour excelling in Sports & Business”
Speakers:
Joanna Abeyie, Phyll Opoku-Gyimah, Dr Stacie CC Graham, Kelechi, Danusia Francis

1.45pm - 2.30pm: - LUNCH & Networking
2:30pm till 3:30pm: - Workshop Session 1:

D- "Too Black Too Strong: Black Women and Academia" by Dr Victoria Showunmi

D- "Uniting to End Violence Against Women and Girls" by Collette Gee

D- "QTIPOC" by Yasmin Gasimova & Kelechi Chioba

D- "Radical Self-Love" by Bee Tajudeen & Amanda Maxwell

D- "Public Speaking" by Samayya Afzal

3.30pm - 3.45pm: - BREAK

3.45pm - 5.15pm: - Workshop Session 2

D- "Feeling my Self-Care" by Susuana Amoah

D- "Let's talk about Black Women and Black Men" by Mma Yeebo-agoe

D- "Twerking mini class & discussion" by Kelechi Okafor

D- "Screen Printing & Wellbeing" by Shikira Alleyne-Samuel

5.15pm - 5.30pm: - Thanks and Closing Remarks

5.30pm - 6.00pm: - Spoken word & Open Mic Session (featuring Zena Edwards, Gemma Weekes & Melz)



Feel free to check out our conference website here: http://blackwomensconference2017.blogspot.co.uk/


Please note:
- Lunch and refreshments will be provided

*The conference is FREE and open to all self-defining Women of colour and Non-binary people of colour*AND Men of colour, but the afternoon workshops are reserved for Women of colour only.


Donations are also most welcome.

All proceeds will go to the #SaveKelechi Campaign



SPONSORED BY


UNISON SOUTH EAST

https://southeast.unison.org.uk/

UNISON is one of the UK’s largest trade unions, serving more than 1.3 million members



There will also be a number of stalls to purchase from.Please bring cash if you wish to purchase from any of the vendors at the event!

If you are interested in showcasing your brand or products, please email blackwomensforumuk@gmail.com for information on our brand packages, sponsorship and branding oppurtnities!


We look forward to seeing you there!

Black Women's Forum UK



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