|25 October||13.00 - 14.30||Proud To Be... Advocate and enabler of minority ethnic career success||Delivered by Tinu Cornish from Sea-Change Consultancy, one of the leading diversity consultants in the UK. This session is aimed at individuals and managers who want to become more aware of and able to disrupt barriers to the career progression of minority ethnic people in academia. Tinu has worked with many high profile clients, co-authored reviews on themes such as unconscious bias and has been a driving force for the establishment of a working group on Diversity and Inclusion at Work, sponsored by the British Psychological Society. A powerful speaker, and experienced leader of change frameworks to make workplace inclusion a reality. This session is sure to leave you with something tangible to enhance either your own or the career development of others.|
Book your free place to the 'Advocate and enabler of minority ethnic career success' event
|25 October||16.00 - 17:00||Black in Business||Hertfordshire Business School (HBS) have an incredible line up of Black business owners, entrepreneurs, and high achieving industry professionals giving talks and getting involved in panel discussions. The panellist talk about the ups and downs of entrepreneurship, financial management, keeping up your creative side hustle, and getting a job when there is not one.|
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|26 October||13.00 - 14.00||'Motivation and Resilience' lunchtime talk with Sam Onagoruwa and Ann Campbell||Join HBS for the virtual Motivation and Resilience lunchtime talk with Sam Onagoruwa qualified life coach and Ann Campbell, Pastoral support lead, principal lecturer, student and staff coach. They will explore topics including coping with emotions in busy and difficult times and how to get the best out of your studies. The discussion will provide some techniques to build coping strategies that will be useful in completing your studies this year.|
Book your free place to the 'Motivation and Resilience' lunchtime talk
|26 October||14.00 - 15.30||Advancing race equality as an ally workshop||Within the workshop we will discuss the concept of what an ally is through considering the history allyship and to consider how to be effective in advancing race equality as a white ally.|
Book your free place to the 'Advancing race equality as an ally' workshop
|27 October||15.30 - 16.30||Tor Abrams - How to Build a Happy Life (And Still Make Money) talk and Q&A|
Presentation by TEDx Speaker, former google employee and multiple business founder, Tor Abrams. Tor overcame a social anxiety diagnosis at age 16 and has gone on to be earning six figures a year in his twenties. He will share advice on how you can pursue both money AND happiness. He will cover:
- Determining whether you should pursue money or happiness at this stage in your life
- Entrepreneurship vs. 9-5 jobs vs. Multiple incomes
- Affects of his race on his ability to make money/overall happiness -Managing your mental health and wellbeing
- How to use money to benefit your life in the long term
- Book recommendations - Q&A session
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|28 October||13.00 - 14.00||The BAME mentoring scheme Q&A session|
The BAME mentoring scheme Q&A session, will give potential participants, who would like to participant in the scheme an opportunity to gain more information about the scheme. The Q & A session will give potential participants a better understanding of the scheme from mentees and mentors first-hand.
Participants will have the opportunity to ask mentees and mentors questions about their experiences of the scheme.
The session will be facilitated by the lead on the scheme Joseph Aninakwa L&OD Facilitator, HR.
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|28 October||16.30 - 17.30||Why 56 Black Men are posing in hoodies||Hertfordshire Business School's Black History Month events will come to a close with a keynote speech from Cephas Williams, founder of the ground-breaking '56 Black Men' campaign. He will talk about the '56 Black Men' project and his other initiatives, as well as the challenges that black boys and men face in the business world and how to overcome them. He will also talk about how to challenge stereotypes.||Microsoft Teams|
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|29 October - 30 October||10.00 - 18.00||African Pop Up Market||Taking place in the De Havilland Refectory next to the Sports Village on Friday and Prince Edward Hall on Saturday. There will be lots of African Inspired products for sale; African print dashiki shirts for men, women and children, Jollof spices. African inspired accessories for men, women and children, African bead bracelets, African black soap and shea butter for skin and hair. The Refectory will be selling African street food on the Friday. On Saturday there will also be live music, drumming, dancing and fashion show with catwalk in the afternoon. |
Free Entry to Pop-Up Market. Everyone is welcome.
Friday 29th October 2021
Refectory, De Havilland Campus, Mosquito Way, Hatfield, AL10 9EU
Saturday 30th October 2021
Prince Edward Hall, College Lane, Hatfield, AL10 9AB
|29 October||14.00 - 15.00||Discovering Josephine Baker||In November 2021, Josephine Baker will become the first black woman to to be inducted into Paris' Panthéon mausoleum. International performer, member of the Red Cross and the Résistance, civil rights and anti-racist activist and beloved French icon. This session is an open discussion about her life and how the media has chosen to portray her across the decades from different international perspectives.||Zoom|
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|29 October||16.00 - 17.00||What's in a name: Call me by my name'||UH Alumni Fransceca Mosanya will be sharing findings from her research on ethnically diverse names. An exploration into the potential effects and impacts that the indexical bleaching of names can have on black British students. Research shows that having an uncommon name can cause anxiety and alienation.||Zoom|
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|29 October||13.00 - 19.00||Herts Carnival||To end BHM we want to celebrate and bring staff and students together on campus. We will take a parade route around College Lane, starting on Hutton Lawn, with a carnival vibe. Attendees will be encouraged to dress up or bring their nations flag to represent, as we walk around campus. There will be some music along the route and we will end the parade with some food trucks and music.||The Hutton Lawn - Butler Walk, College Lane Campus, AL10 9AB|
Tickets will soon be available.
Find out more information about the Herts Carnival.