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PRECIOUS Nights at the British Library | March edition

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Join us for our monthly PRECIOUS Nights!

The PRECIOUS Awards was founded in 2007 to celebrate and applaud the professional and entrepreneurial achievements of women of colour in the UK. We have a dynamic and passionate following, gained over eleven years of bringing brilliant women into the spotlight and celebrating and rewarding exceptional determination, innovation and entrepreneurial skills across multiple sectors and inspiring women of colour to succeed.

PRECIOUS Nights is a monthly event that gives you the opportunity to hear previous PRECIOUS Award winners share the highs lows and lessons of their business journey, give actionable tips and advice. It's about storytelling, connecting and community in a unique atmosphere of collaboration and motivation. Come and be inspired and build your network with new contacts and friends.

Early Bird tickets are £10 and include a networking drinks reception.

Rashada Harry

Rashada Harry is the Founder of Your Future Your Ambition, a social enterprise she created in 2012, which aims to encourage people from Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority backgrounds into Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) related careers. Rashada was motivated to help start YFYA after seeing the lack of ethnic minority women in the technology industry when she joined the industry as a graduate trainee.

Since its launch, more than 4500 students have attended the YFYA annual event. The social enterprise has been recognized for its excellence and the directors as leaders and role models in STEM.

Your Future Your Ambition won The PRECIOUS Social Enterprise of the Year Award in 2015


Rioch Edwards-Brown

Rioch Edwards-Brown is the Founder of So You Wanna Be In TV? a grassroots social enterprise set up after her son was shot and stabbed while in school. Rioch did not want revenge and reached out to the community to give something back.

She addresses social mobility and the lack of diversity in TV. Rioch has diversified in a range of sectors including, AI, tech and creative. So You Wanna Be In Tech? was launched in 2016 and So You Wanna Be In Creative? in 2017. Sponsors include Sony Pictures Television, The Guardian and BT Sport. Rioch has extensive experience engaging diverse Gen Y & Gen Z talent, future proofing FTSE100 and Fortune500 c-suites, brands and boardrooms in the TV, tech and creative sectors. A Diversity, Gen Y & Gen Z Expert,

She was named one of the , Financial Times & Inclusive Boards Top 100 BAME Leaders In UK Tech 2018, 50 Most Influential Women In UK Tech 2018, 30 UK Changemakers 2018 by London Tech Week,

She is a member of TLA CreateTech and TLA Edtech with over 100 media appearances with the BBC, ITV, Sky and printed press. Find her @sywbitv.

She won the PRECIOUS Social Enterprise of the Year Award in 2011.


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