Events

28/11/18

A Seat at the Table: An Evening with Pink Dynasty

6:30pm - 8:30pm

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28/11/18

A Seat at the Table: An Evening with Pink Dynasty

In partnership with Pink Dynasty (PD), the Diane Abbott Foundation is hosting an event to empower young women from marginalised backgrounds to join the debate. We want young women living across London to have their voices heard in the very place where our countries policies and laws are debated.

 At the event, we will be joined by influential VIPs including Diane Abbott (the first black woman to hold a seat in the House of Commons), and Anna-Maria Ronnqvist (Strong Woman World Champion) who will share their own stories about their path to leadership in predominantly male environments, and success despite adversity. The Pink Dynasty team, including a number of current and past members, will also be sharing information about our programme and how you could be part of our league of extraordinary women in 2019.

The evening will be comprised of:

  • Opening address
  • Interactive debate
  • Presentations
  • Q&A
  • Closing Address
  • Networking

 Come and enjoy an interactive discussion with women in leadership. You are guaranteed to walk away feeling empowered and inspired!

 If you, or someone you know, is interested in joining us please register* your interest for this free event. 

Please note that you must be 18 or over to attend.

We look forward to seeing you there!

6:30pm - 8:30pm

House of Commons

21/11/18

Black Women and the Business of Beauty

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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21/11/18

Black Women and the Business of Beauty

Join us for an evening discussing Black women and beauty. We will be joined by a distinguished panel of Black women who have built successful beauty brands.  

The speakers include:

  • Jay and Tri, co-founders of Curlture the popular online empowerment platform
  • Gina Knight, the Wig Witch, the hugely successful hair brand that specialises in afro-textured hair
  • Dija Ayodele, aesthetician and founder of The Black Skin Directory
  • Chanel Ambrose, plus-size fashion, beauty and lifestyle blogger

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

House of Commons

14/11/18

Black, British and Female

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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14/11/18

Black, British and Female

The Diane Abbott Foundation is pleased to present Black, British and Female: an exploration of identity. The event will be hosted by Diane Abbott MP and we will be joined by a fabulous panel of Black British writers and creatives who will discuss what it means to be a Black British woman and how their identity has impacted their work.

The speakers include:

  • Sheila Nortley, internationally award-winning indie film producer and writer
  • Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff, deputy editor of gal-dem and editor of Mother Country: Real Stories of the Windrush Children
  • Natreema A. Adjaye, author of the acclaimed book Melanin Monologues
  • Careen Latoya Lawrence,spoken word artist and author of Free

There will be a Q&A session which will be followed by an opportunity for book signings. 

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

House of Commons

25/10/18

Year of Return 2019

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25/10/18

Year of Return 2019

Recently, the President of Ghana formally announced the 2019 Diaspora theme for Ghana will be “Year of Return”; an initiative aimed to celebrate the resilience of African people, market Ghana as both a high profile tourism and business destination in an effort to build stronger bonds between & encourage the African people in the Diaspora to visit and/or relocate.

The Future of Ghana charity, will host a forum to share more information on this theme from keynote speakers from the Ghana High Commission UK and Ghana Government's Diaspora Affairs Office from the Presidency in Ghan9

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24/10/18

An Evening with Just Geen

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24/10/18

An Evening with Just Geen

This Black History Month Celebrity Personal Trainer Just Geen and founder of Just Geen’s Kitchen meal prep service will be speaking to you candidly about all things concerning Black Women and health & fitness.

You will be given the opportunity to engage in the sometimes controversial but necessary conversation regarding Black Women’s health, traditional eating habits, the historic myths surrounding weight gain and the motivation behind keeping fit. 

Gina Obeng will also take you through her fitness journey and successful entrepreneurial experience giving you some useful tips and inspiration.

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