PRECIOUS Nights Celebrates brown beauties in the Creative Industry
The next instalment of PRECIOUS Nights takes place on Thursday 1st March 2018 and will be featuring Women of Colour who work in the creative industry. PRECIOUS Nights give you the opportunity to hear from PRECIOUS Awards women about their business journey, catch up with old connections and build your network with new contacts.
The PRECIOUS Awards was founded in 2007 to celebrate and applaud the professional achievements of women of colour in the UK. Each event will feature a panel of previous PRECIOUS Awards category winners and finalists sharing their insight and top-tips. This month they have Joanna Abeyie, Pilar Nalwimba and Lisa Maynard-Atem.
Joanna Abeyie founded the award-winning creative industry diverse talent recruitment business Shine Media in 2009, which recently morphed into Hyden (taken from the old English word for ‘hidden’), as part of leading global recruiter SThree PLC. Having helped to place more than 3,000 people from diverse backgrounds in permanent and freelance jobs in the creative industries, it is Joanna’s efforts in improving the creative industry’s diversity that truly have made her stand out.
Pilar Nalwimba is a Freelance Social Media Creative and Content Manager working with leading Advertising Agencies, Broadcasters and Record Companies. Her role includes planning content, pitching and presenting Social media ideas, copywriting, live tweeting and generally being aware of what’s happening in popular culture.
Lisa Maynard-Atem is the founder of The Social Word. She is an accomplished Social Media Strategist with a proven track record at the world’s most famous luxurious department store, Harrods where she headed up their social media and worked with numerous luxury brands.
PRECIOUS Nights takes place at The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB between 6.00pm and 8.30pm.
You can book tickets here.