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HOSTING: TEDx SqaureMile

November, 2015 


I had the pleasure of hosting this year'sTEDx Sqaure Mile event. The theme was "Get Connected" and it was a day full of interaction, singing, stretching and lots of laughter!


HOSTING: The Sisterhood Charity Concert

October 2015


A night of female empowerment! With an all female line-up including comedians, speakers, poets, dancers and more!


This event is a celebration of women and aims to raise funds and awareness for The Women's Bromley Aid. 


There are few things in this world that I love more than women empowering other women! Make sure you’re there! 


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HOSTING: Dream Nation Gala

December, 2015 


I was the offical host for the Dream Nation Gala at the Rocket Complex. It was a night of celebrating acheievment amongst practical dreamers, live music and awards!


TRAINING: The Art of Selling at Grey London

May 2015


I be ran a workshop on how to use story-telling to sell products with the advertising giants, Grey London. It was a highly informative, interactive and comfort-zone pushing workshop that got paticpants ready to sell anything! 

HOSTING: TEDx Brixton 

October 2015 


I had the pleasure of hosting TEDXBrixton's third event!

The theme was Kaleidoscopes - a spring board for ideas, a challenge to perceptions, and an opportunity to venture beyond what we know. It was an inspiring event full of innovative speakers who shared their incredible jounreys and ideas.



HOSTING: JCI London & JCI Canary Wharf Annual Gala Dinner 

May 2015 


Junior Chamber International (JCI) London and JCI Canary Wharf present their first joint Annual Gala Dinner. Come and celebrate 100 years of positive impact an achievement for a global organisation. 


The theme ‘Connected in the City’ compliments the high value network of professionals from an incredibly diverse background. Network with over 250 well-connected professionals of the City with a glass of sparkling wine. Relish a scrumptious 3-course meal. Enjoy the soulful musical entertainment. Be inspired by their Honorary Speakers and celebrate success at the Awards Ceremony. 

TRAINING: Falling in Love with Public Speaking

May 2015


I've collaborated with Pony Express to deliver a full one-day workshop on how to get over those nerves and deliever the perfect presentation and speech! 


What will you gain: 


  • Strategies and techniques to become a confident speaker and always knowing what to say

  • Mindset shift on how to deal with nerves every time you have a speaking opportunity

  • Tools for maximum speaking impact to build-on

  • A deeper understanding of who you are

  • Tonnes of courage & crazy ideas to overcome your self-doubt when speaking

HOSTING: Kitchen Table Project Launch Event  

March 2015 


Artisans After Hours: a unique event for artisan food producers to gather! Connect with other artisans, industry experts and buyers from the Kitchen Table Projects' community over glorious cocktails and nibbles... As well as some tasty treats from exhibiting emerging artisans too. I'll be the MC for this exciting launch event.

TRAINING: Young and Proud Collective & Grey London 

March 2015 


The YP Collective are all about #youngandproud and revolutionising careers advice. Grey London is a creative agency with advertising, digital, social, shopper, activation & production all under one roof. These two amazing companies have teamed up for an amazing FREE event for all those interested in a career in advertising. I held 1-1 public speaking sessions with some young and inspiring talent! 





March 2015 


Running from 16th-20th March 2015 in Vancouver, Canada, this year's TED Conference was themed: ‘Truth and Dare’. And on Wednesday 18th March, at the Impact Hub Brixton, screened a selection of talks from it. This was a chance to have a rare glimpse into a TED conference without paying $8000 dollars to attend! I had the pleasure of hosting this live screening in London!