Recent Posts by Grace Owen

Meet the leader – Alieu Fofanah

Alieu Fofanah, speaker, facilitator and leadership coach Alieu Fofanah  is a speaker, facilitator and leadership coach, who has a proven track record of helping high-calibre, high-performing entrepreneurs and employees successfully reach their next pivotal step. In 2015 he received the British Award for African Development, in 2014 he was selected as a finalist for the Black…
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Black History Month 2017 – Anne Frank + You

We heard about the Anne Frank + You exhibition from artist Orly Orbach and so we decided to go along with a small group of African Diaspora Kids who wanted to learn more. Anne Frank + You is about Anne Frank’s life and times. It presents contemporary issues, such as racism in football, gang violence…
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Meet the leader – Octavia Goredema MBE

Octavia Goredema MBE , founder and editor of Twenty Ten Talent Octavia Goredema MBE is an award winning social entrepreneur. In 2012, The Queen awarded her the lifetime honor of Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE), in recognition of her services to support black women in business. She is a Fellow of…
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Meet the leader – Jacqueline Onalo

Jacqueline Onalo, barrister and solicitor of England and Wales Jacqueline Onalo is a barrister and solicitor of England and Wales. She is a senior human rights lawyer involved in consultations with the Home Office related to changes in legislation, policy and procedure in asylum, immigration and human rights. She is the Women4Africa 2016 “Motivational Speaker…
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Meet the leader – Nim Njuguna PhD

Nim Njuguna, Spiritual director Nim Njuguna is a Spiritual director, Multi-Faith minister and Quaker Prison Chaplain. He has worked with marginalized communities in Austria, Sudan, Somaliland, Scotland and Kenya where he comes from. He is a former Associate Chaplain at Anglia Ruskin University and is a person-centred therapist.     Read on to discover why…
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Meet the Leader – Joyce Sarpong

Joyce Sarpong, Director of AfricaOracle Joyce is Director of AfricaOracle, a media company whose mission is to enhance the image of Africa, how? By offering a fresh perspective about Africa and contributing to changing its perception. Her main purpose is to address the reality / perception gap that exists about Africa by providing narrative and…
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In my opinion – Healthy Eating Week UK

Healthy Eating Week UK (12 to 16 June) is designed to promote healthy eating, drinking, being active, food provenance and cooking. I was thrilled when Sarah Creighton, founder of took time out from her busy life to write an inspiring and practical blog post this month. As well as being founder of Sarah…
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We are two!

I hope this blog post finds you flourishing. What a second year we’ve had and I am delighted to share that we are building on the achievements and success of our first year. In year one we connected with 55,000 people in the global African Diaspora community and our website is enabling us to extend…
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Meet the Leader – Mebrak Ghebreweldi

Mebrak Ghebreweldi, Director of Diversity Resource International Mebrak is the director of two enterprises and the social entrepreneur in residence at the University of Brighton (2016-2017) She is a well-regarded public speaker, facilitator, business start-up mentor and coach. Through her entrepreneurial work, she has established a strong professional reputation in offering effective support, guidance and…
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