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 The power of technology

Tuesday 31st March 2015


Town Hall, Brixton, SW2 1RW
Supported by
Impact Hub Brixton, Lambeth Enterprise,
Brand Design Agency and Wildbore & Gibbons LLP 
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The power of technology masterclass puts the spotlight on some of the most talented professionals transforming the technology industry. 
Meet innovators who are making advancements within the Digital sector. The evening will provide you with an opportunity to network and gain tips designed to give you the competitive edge.
 
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HOST - Garry Green Barrister

Speakers

Jane Austin Head of UX at The Telegraph



Jane is a user experience specialist with a particular interest in data, start ups and how UX works with Agile and Lean.

Currently her particular focus is on bringing user research into the design process and using prototypes to evolve design. 

Rashada Harry Specialist Sales at Vodafone Global Enterprise and Co-Director of “Your Future Your Ambition” (YFYA)



Rashada is responsible for driving fixed infrastructure business opportunities in a global capacity at Vodafone Global Enterprise. She possesses a strong track record of new business development, account management and consultative selling into Enterprise client organisations offset against aggressive sales targets (in excess of $50m). Prior to joining Vodafone she spent 10 years with Cisco where she worked as a global business development manager for EMEAR (Europe Middle East Africa & Russia). 

She is co-Director of “Your Future Your Ambition” (www.yourfutureyourambition.com) an initiative aimed at creating an awareness and encouraging young people from diverse backgrounds that studying Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) at school, college or university can open doors to an array of careers. 

Rashada was a STEM Leader finalist in the 2014 inaugural Black British Business Awards.
 
John F Kennedy Brand Protection and Brand Management, IP, Marketing Chief, Marketing and Client Service Strategy at Wildbore & Gibbons LLP



John is a regular speaker on brand and marketing strategy as well as on the commercial aspects of Intellectual Property.  John’s expertise in branding and brand protection provides our clients with both a commercial and legal perspective on protecting and developing their brands.  John has particular expertise and experience in marketing and client service strategies in professional services firms.  

John is a Fellow of the Institute of Digital Marketing FIDM.

Sarah Talland Registered Trade Mark Attorney at Wildbore & Gibbons LLP
 

Sarah is a Trade Mark Attorney with particular expertise in international brands and UK/EU trade mark registrations.  Sarah studied the Trade Mark Practitioners Course at Nottingham Trent University and the Certificate in Trade Mark Law and Practice at Queen Mary, University of London.  Sarah read law at Cambridge.
 
Sarah is a member of two ITMA committee working groups and is a member of ITMA.
 
Vinita Rathi  Co Founder Systango & CodePunt, Women Who Code London Director and Google Women Techmakers Lead



Vinita is the Co Founder of Systango - an IT consultancy firm and a former VP at Goldman Sachs UK with 9 years of experience in varied roles in Information Technology.

She is the Co - Founder of SWIFT Developer Community and Women Who Code London Chapter Director.  Alongside this she runs a daily challenge website - www.CodePunt and is a Hands on developer and tech architect - well versed and experienced in Java, C Sharp, Objective C and now SWIFT.

Vinita codes in Ruby, Java, Scala, Python, PHP, Objective C, Swift, NodeJS, Go, Android and runs various projects end to end with anteam of Business Analysts, UI, UX folks and Quality Analysts.

Don Onwunumah Founder+Director at PigSty Alley Coders



Don is a hacker in every sense of the word. His work focuses on solving problems with technology. With over 20 years in Industry, he has a vast experience and knowledge to draw on. Through PigStyCoders, he has consulted for and advised many multi-nationals (TomTom, AO, Governments, Hedge Funds, etc) across various verticals such security, artificial intelligence, infrastructure and governance.
His work on mobile technology started before the smartphone became prevalent and continue to drive him, coupled with a love of open-source, he has had indirect influence on the global direction of the technology.
In the midst of all that, he is most at home working with the under-privilege and in how technology can lift some people out of poverty. He is currently running an African outreach program taking the raspberry pi to African cities, providing day long introductory courses on programming and electronics.
He is also running a private research team on Bitcoin-based technology and how it can be applied to low technology communities.
 
Elelta Demissie Founder of TechWench and Technical Support Specialist 

Elelta has been in the technology sector for 13 years with experience and skills ranging from desktop support, sysadmin, project management (Prince2), service desk (ITIL), web development and more. 
Started off, at 20, in a junior IT support role and over the course of 9 years moved on to fulfil several roles in that department of system & server administrator, Business Analyst, Project Manager and in the end up as acting IT manager.
Elelta has worked for a large software developer & service provider in the financial sector as well as a contractor in the telecoms industry in a Quality Assurance and Quality Control role in an Agile web project.
Elelta launched & runs TechWench, a technology consultancy built to enable and empower people - mainly women - with their technology needs for businesses and personal projects.
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The Panel will focus on:

Mobile app trends and ways to generate an income
Taking your business to the next level
Developing your tech skills
Boosting your brand on and offline
How to protect your digital IP
Tips on digital marketing
Legal advice for an online business from two city Lawyers
The support available to women running an online business
Getting the User Experience (UX) right (e.g. websites, intranets, applications, software)
Understanding digital IP and Copyright
*******************************************
Impact Hub Brixton opened in April 2014 and is an innovative business incubator / working space.
The Impact Hub offers a unique ecosystem of resources, inspiration and collaboration opportunities to grow SME's.

6.00pm – 6.30pm Guests seated for discussion
6.30pm - 8.00pm Welcome, intro and panel discussion
8.00pm – 8.30pm Q & A
8.30pm – 8.45pm Close and depart
        
 
 Tickets: http://poweroftech.eventbrite.co.uk

Contact: info(at)inspirationalyou.co.uk

07545 156 111 

@inspirational_u| #IYTech
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Tue, March 31, 6:00 PM GMT+1
Impact Hub Brixton

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Inspirational YOU, Hexagon Housing Association, ABCLife, Impact 10, TNG and Lewisham Homes presents

Get ahead - Entertainment, Media, PR and Sports 


Tuesday 9th June

Doors: 6.00pm

6.30pm – 8.30pm

An evening talk to empower those aged 14 - 30 and entrepreneurs interested in theatre, Journalism, Music, Travel, Retail, PR, Branding and the Sports industry.

Host

Ashley Chin - Actor, Screenwriter, Artist and Fashion designer

Ashley B Chin

In 1999, Chin began his acting career in the BBC film Storm Damage directed by Lennie James. He then made his theatre debut as the role of Young Mal in Roy Williams' Lift Off at the Royal Court Theatre. In 2007, he played Razer in Bola Agbaje's Laurence Olivier award-winning play Gone Too Far!– a role which he subsequently reprised in 2008. He also played the role of Carl Wilkins in Roy Williams' There's Only One Wayne Matthews at the Polka Theatre. In August 2007, he played the role of Seales in BBC Radio 4's radio adaptation of E. R. Braithwaite's novel To Sir, With Love.
Chin's television credits include The Bill, HolbyBlue, The Fixer, Law & Order: UK and Waking the Dead, Silent Witness and Casualty. On film he has played supporting roles in Cherry Tree Lane and Anuvahood, and also a cameo in Sket. He was also selected as the 2010 Trailblazer at the Edinburgh International Film Festival for the role of Asad in Cherry Tree Lane. In 2011, Chin co-wroteand starred in Victim with Michael Maris.
On 22 June 2012, the film was released in UK cinemas. In April 2012, Chin co-starred in The Boxer, a seven minute short film, alongside Paul Barber. From October to December 2012, he played the role of Escalante in Frank McGuinness's Damned By Despair (English translated version of Tirso de Molina's 1625 play El Condenado por Desconfiado) at the Royal National Theatre.
In October and November 2012, he was involved in filming of Destiny Ekaragha's adaptation of Bola Agbaje's play Gone Too Far. In 2013, Chin he played a supporting roles in Fedz and Starred Up. From May to August 2013, he played the role of Mercutio in a National Theatre production of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet in Ben Power's version for young audiences.
Garry Green - South London Barrister and youth mentor

Garry’s strong sense of social justice and ties to local marginalised communities remain a constant despite his busy practice.  Amongst some local groups he is known as the community lawyer”.  He works voluntarily for an array of grass root organisations and is particularly passionate about the welfare of young people.
Garry specialises in criminal defence and has a reputation both for being a committed and brilliant advocate who is robust in the defence of his clients and fearless in ensuring they receive a fair trial.

He is routinely instructed in heavy-weight crime often involving multiple defendants. He enjoys the rigours of extended legal arguments and is genuinely considered to be an "all rounder". He has excellent judgement and develops his clients' cases with tactical precision and insightful understanding of juries. His closing speeches are a work of art, thoughtful, sensitively themed and measured in their delivery. His abilities have also resulted in him routinely being instructed as junior in a number of high profile homicide cases at the Central Criminal Court. 

Garry is a very personable barrister who has a very relaxed and non-judgemental style. His approachable manner puts clients of all backgrounds, whether publicly funded or private, at ease this develops excellent rapport which wins the trust and confidence of his lay and professional clients.
Speakers (Click on names to see bio's)

Gemma Miller - Owner of Girl Like Me London boutique (recently featured on Channel 4's Mary Portas: Secret Shopper)



Genelle Aldred - Journalist, TV presenter, Author, Public speaker, Host and Business woman



Myx Quest - Record Producer, Owner / Founder of Qirv Ventures & Property Developer (London / Ghana)



Karen Tippett-Lehane - Travel, Beauty, Luxury and lifestyle PR Consultant



Mercedes Benson - Blogger, Presenter and Entertainment and Influencer Marketing at a multinational sports corporation (over 10k followers on Instagram)



Nikita Okyere - Celebrity Barber / Stylist (Over 11k followers on Instagram)



This evening will include a panel discussion on:

Excelling in the media, fashion, property, beauty, hospitality or sports industry
Starting a business
Changing your career
How to pitch or impress a potential employer 
Self belief
The art of networking
Goal setting
Making industry contacts
The importance of balance
Book your ticket today – Entry includes:

Refreshments
1 day pass to use the Impact Hub (Co-Working space) in Brixton
Automatic membership to the Inspirational YOU Network (IYN)
 
6.00 – 6.30 Guests seated for discussion

6.30 - 8.00 Welcome, intro and panel discussion 

8.00 – 8.30 Q & A 

8.30 – 8.45 Close and depart
 

TNG, 111 Wells Park Road, Sydenham, SE26 

Nearest mainline station: Sydenham

Supported by Lewisham Homes and Hexagon Housing Association

http://www.inspirationalyou.co.uk 

07545 156 111 | info@inspirationalyou.co.uk
@inspirational_u

Book today – Limited Spaces

http://inspiringlewisham.eventbrite.co.uk

 Everyone welcome
Inspirational YOU
Tue, June 9, 1:30 PM
TNG Youth Space

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 The power of technology

Tuesday 31st March 2015


Town Hall, Brixton, SW2 1RW
Supported by
Impact Hub Brixton, Lambeth Enterprise,
Brand Design Agency and Wildbore & Gibbons LLP 
*****************************************************
The power of technology masterclass puts the spotlight on some of the most talented professionals transforming the technology industry. 
Meet innovators who are making advancements within the Digital sector. The evening will provide you with an opportunity to network and gain tips designed to give you the competitive edge.
 
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
HOST - Garry Green Barrister

Speakers

Jane Austin Head of UX at The Telegraph



Jane is a user experience specialist with a particular interest in data, start ups and how UX works with Agile and Lean.

Currently her particular focus is on bringing user research into the design process and using prototypes to evolve design. 

Rashada Harry Specialist Sales at Vodafone Global Enterprise and Co-Director of “Your Future Your Ambition” (YFYA)



Rashada is responsible for driving fixed infrastructure business opportunities in a global capacity at Vodafone Global Enterprise. She possesses a strong track record of new business development, account management and consultative selling into Enterprise client organisations offset against aggressive sales targets (in excess of $50m). Prior to joining Vodafone she spent 10 years with Cisco where she worked as a global business development manager for EMEAR (Europe Middle East Africa & Russia). 

She is co-Director of “Your Future Your Ambition” (www.yourfutureyourambition.com) an initiative aimed at creating an awareness and encouraging young people from diverse backgrounds that studying Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) at school, college or university can open doors to an array of careers. 

Rashada was a STEM Leader finalist in the 2014 inaugural Black British Business Awards.
 
John F Kennedy Brand Protection and Brand Management, IP, Marketing Chief, Marketing and Client Service Strategy at Wildbore & Gibbons LLP



John is a regular speaker on brand and marketing strategy as well as on the commercial aspects of Intellectual Property.  John’s expertise in branding and brand protection provides our clients with both a commercial and legal perspective on protecting and developing their brands.  John has particular expertise and experience in marketing and client service strategies in professional services firms.  

John is a Fellow of the Institute of Digital Marketing FIDM.

Sarah Talland Registered Trade Mark Attorney at Wildbore & Gibbons LLP
 

Sarah is a Trade Mark Attorney with particular expertise in international brands and UK/EU trade mark registrations.  Sarah studied the Trade Mark Practitioners Course at Nottingham Trent University and the Certificate in Trade Mark Law and Practice at Queen Mary, University of London.  Sarah read law at Cambridge.
 
Sarah is a member of two ITMA committee working groups and is a member of ITMA.
 
Vinita Rathi  Co Founder Systango & CodePunt, Women Who Code London Director and Google Women Techmakers Lead



Vinita is the Co Founder of Systango - an IT consultancy firm and a former VP at Goldman Sachs UK with 9 years of experience in varied roles in Information Technology.

She is the Co - Founder of SWIFT Developer Community and Women Who Code London Chapter Director.  Alongside this she runs a daily challenge website - www.CodePunt and is a Hands on developer and tech architect - well versed and experienced in Java, C Sharp, Objective C and now SWIFT.

Vinita codes in Ruby, Java, Scala, Python, PHP, Objective C, Swift, NodeJS, Go, Android and runs various projects end to end with anteam of Business Analysts, UI, UX folks and Quality Analysts.

Don Onwunumah Founder+Director at PigSty Alley Coders



Don is a hacker in every sense of the word. His work focuses on solving problems with technology. With over 20 years in Industry, he has a vast experience and knowledge to draw on. Through PigStyCoders, he has consulted for and advised many multi-nationals (TomTom, AO, Governments, Hedge Funds, etc) across various verticals such security, artificial intelligence, infrastructure and governance.
His work on mobile technology started before the smartphone became prevalent and continue to drive him, coupled with a love of open-source, he has had indirect influence on the global direction of the technology.
In the midst of all that, he is most at home working with the under-privilege and in how technology can lift some people out of poverty. He is currently running an African outreach program taking the raspberry pi to African cities, providing day long introductory courses on programming and electronics.
He is also running a private research team on Bitcoin-based technology and how it can be applied to low technology communities.
 
Elelta Demissie Founder of TechWench and Technical Support Specialist 

Elelta has been in the technology sector for 13 years with experience and skills ranging from desktop support, sysadmin, project management (Prince2), service desk (ITIL), web development and more. 
Started off, at 20, in a junior IT support role and over the course of 9 years moved on to fulfil several roles in that department of system & server administrator, Business Analyst, Project Manager and in the end up as acting IT manager.
Elelta has worked for a large software developer & service provider in the financial sector as well as a contractor in the telecoms industry in a Quality Assurance and Quality Control role in an Agile web project.
Elelta launched & runs TechWench, a technology consultancy built to enable and empower people - mainly women - with their technology needs for businesses and personal projects.
********************************************
**********************************************
The Panel will focus on:

Mobile app trends and ways to generate an income
Taking your business to the next level
Developing your tech skills
Boosting your brand on and offline
How to protect your digital IP
Tips on digital marketing
Legal advice for an online business from two city Lawyers
The support available to women running an online business
Getting the User Experience (UX) right (e.g. websites, intranets, applications, software)
Understanding digital IP and Copyright
*******************************************
Impact Hub Brixton opened in April 2014 and is an innovative business incubator / working space.
The Impact Hub offers a unique ecosystem of resources, inspiration and collaboration opportunities to grow SME's.

6.00pm – 6.30pm Guests seated for discussion
6.30pm - 8.00pm Welcome, intro and panel discussion
8.00pm – 8.30pm Q & A
8.30pm – 8.45pm Close and depart
        
 
 Tickets: http://poweroftech.eventbrite.co.uk

Contact: info(at)inspirationalyou.co.uk

07545 156 111 

@inspirational_u| #IYTech
The power of technology
Tue, March 31, 6:00 PM GMT+1
Impact Hub Brixton

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