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Inspirational YOU - Be Inspired - Series II

Inspirational YOU

Saturday, March 23, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM (GMT)

Inspirational YOU - Be Inspired - Series II

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
12:00pm - The power of meditation   more info Ended Free £0.00
12.45pm - Social media for business & personal branding
How to use social media to boost your career and win new business. With 800 million users on Facebook, 200 million on Twitter and other networks also booming, the potential to find new customers via social media has never been greater. Whether you're already up and running or a novice, the experts say the crucial thing is to prepare carefully and do it right.
Ended £5.00 £1.12
13:30pm - FREE - Young and I am winning
Five exceptional young people will discuss what leadership means to them and share their journey on being young in the UK. They will provide their tips for success and discuss matters affecting them in this current climate. You will be inspired by their achievements. Andrew Bontiff - Sports Journalist Luke Shore - 15 year old student and democracy activist Jackie Eyewe - Project Management & Brand Partnerships at 02 Think Big Gemma Feare - Graduate, mentor and Miss Jamaica 2012 Hosted by Breis
Ended Free £0.00
14:00pm - The business of fashion
What does it take to get ahead in fashion? We have asked four leading industry figures to discuss what it takes to get ahead in fashion. Hear about the various career options and discover how to make contacts to establish your brand. Denise Brown (Fashion designer) Christelle Kedi (International Make up artist) Brian Knight (Image Consultant) Joel Dash (Celebrity Stylist) Joy (Personal stylist)
Ended £5.00 £1.12
14:45pm - IY Fashion show
Fashion show featuring up and coming designers.
Ended £5.00 £1.12
14:00pm: FREE - Get ahead in law
Learn from some of the UK’s legal professionals – Miranda Brawn (Citi Bank), Elizabeth Nolan (Solicitor), Julia Furley (Barrister) and Laurie-ann Power (Barrister). Hosted by Garry Green (Barrister from Tooks Chambers).
Ended Free £0.00
17:00pm: (Unemployed/student)Leading men - A winning mindset
Hosted by Garry Green (Barrister), Speakers - Courtenay Griffith QC, Andy Woodfield (Lead for Glee & International Development at PwC, Joseph Harker (Asst Editor at the Guardian)and Jonathan Deverill (Partner & Solicitor).
Ended Free £0.00
15:30pm - Leading women - Never give up
Senior inspirational women come together to inspire you. They will have an open and honest discussion about getting ahead. •Amardeep Sohal (Member at Advisory Council I-Pro-Bono / Commissioner IPCC) •Anne Alexander (Journalist and Political Editor on ITV's Daybreak) •Dale Simon CBE (Director of Equality and Diversity at the Crown Prosecution Service) •Miranda Brawn (Legal Counsel and Banker from Citi Bank) •Abigail Blackburn (Journalist and former Editor of Now Magazine) •Hannah Foxley (Entrepreneur & Wealth Expert) •Elaine Powell (Public Speaking Coach)
Ended £5.00 £1.12
17:00pm: Leading men - A winning mindset
Hosted by Garry Green (Barrister), Speakers - Courtenay Griffith QC (25 Bedford Row), Andy Woodfield (Partner and lead for Glee & International Development at PwC), Joseph Harker (Asst Editor at the Guardian), Dr Mark Richards (Director at Imperial College) Jonathan Deverill (Partner & Solicitor) Derek Tuitt (HP)
Ended £5.00 £1.12
15:30pm: (Limited free tickets) Leading women- Never give up
•Amardeep Sohal (Member at Advisory Council I-Pro-Bono / Commissioner IPCC), •Anne Alexander (Journalist and Political Editor on ITV's Daybreak), •Dale Simon CBE (Director of Equality and Diversity at the Crown Prosecution Service), •Miranda Brawn (Legal Counsel and Banker from Citi Bank), •Abigail Blackburn (Journalist and former Editor of Now Magazine), • Hannah Foxley (Entrepreneur & Wealth Expert).
Ended Free £0.00

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Birkbeck, University of London (Torrington House)

12pm – 7pm

Inspirational YOU returns to the prestigious Birkbeck, University London as part of their Be Inspired series of talks and workshops.


This day will host interactive and informative careers and personal development talks in a lively and professional environment to inspire and empower you.

This is an exciting opportunity to meet some of Britain’s most influential leaders and entrepreneurs.

Speakers include

Courtenay Griffiths QC - 25 Bedford Row Chambers

Courtenay Griffiths QC has been involved in some of the most high-profile and notable cases of the past two decades. He has a wide-ranging practice in domestic and International Criminal Law and is widely regarded as one of the most outstanding jury advocates of his generation.


Amardeep Sohal - Member at Advisory Council I-Pro-Bono / IPCC Commissioner

Amerdeep is a Commissioner of the Independent Police Complaints Commission and a Judge of the First Tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) Tribunal.

Andy Woodfield Partner at PwC and Head of GLee Network

Andy is a PwC Partner and sponsor for GLEE@PwC - an inclusive business network for GaysLesbians and Everyone Else.

Joseph Harker Asst Editor at The Guardian, Comment Editor

Joseph Harker is an editor and columnist on the Guardian’s comment section.
 He also coordinates the diversity and inclusion strategy for the paper’s editorial department. 

He is a former managing editor of the Guardian’s features department.

Jonathan Deverill Partner at DMH Stallard Law firm


Jonathan Deverill joined DMH Stallard in 2011 as a partner in the London Corporate Group and has more than 15 years experience in corporate law.

He spent the first nine years of his career at Slaughter and May and was made a partner by Barlow Lyde & Gilbert in 2004, before moving to the London office of Stikeman Elliott as a principal in 2007.  

Jonathan read Law at Downing College, Cambridge.


Miranda Brawn Legal Counsel at Citi Bank

Miranda has been an investment banker and stockbroker since 1998, working for the top tier investment banks such as Goldman SachsJPMorgan Chase, UBSHSBC and Deutsche Bank

She has degrees in Law and Business where she holds a MBA degree.  She is a qualified Barrister and was Called to the Bar at the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn.

Anne Alexander  Political Producer at ITV Daybreak

Dale Simon CBE Director of Equality & Diversity at the Crown Prosecution Service

Abigail Blackburn Journalist at Hearst Magazine and former Editor of Now Magazine

Abigail Blackburn is currently a senior contributing editor for Hearst Magazines, working across print and digital development projects. She has worked in mainstream women’s publishing for more than 16 years, in roles including Editor of Now magazineDeputy Editor of Cosmopolitan (Aust) and Deputy Editor of Woman. She has also held editorial positions on The Daily Mail’s Femail, New WomanTV Week and Cosmopolitan UK.

Garry Green Barrister from Tooks Chambers

Hannah Foxley 

Women's financial expert. Divorce finance specialist. Guiding women step by step with coaching & financial planning. Making finance simple. Speaker. Author. 


Workshops and talks include:

  • Social media for business and personal branding
  • Leading women - Never give up
  • Leading men - A winning mindset
  • Get YOU ahead in Law
  • The business of fashion
  • Fashion show
  • Young and winning
  • The power of meditation

Inspirational YOU is a London based social enterprise, which organises empowering events to help you get ahead. Each event is designed for those who want to acquire new skills, network and progress.

Birkbeck is noted as a vibrant centre of academic excellence and is London's only specialist provider of evening and weekend higher education.


 Book to attend up to 3 talks / workshops. 

Please check the times that they take place.

Schools, colleges and youth clubs can book group tickets.  

Info: bookings@inspirationalyou.co.uk

07545 156 111 | Twitter.com/inspirational_u

FREE tickets for Birkbeck students (Please email to secure your ticket).


Tickets: http://iybeinspired2.eventbrite.com

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When & Where

Birkbeck, University of London

WC1E 7HX London
United Kingdom

Saturday, March 23, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM (GMT)

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Inspirational YOU

Aims of Inspirational YOU

Educate - Educating starts ups and those in career transition to reach their potential

Connect - Connecting and learning from senior leaders

Empower - Empowering you to achieve your goals

We do this via enterprise and professional development talks, masterclasses and coaching.


Twitter @inspirational_u @iy_youth

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