Elizabeth Uviebinené

Elizabeth Uviebinené

AuthorLondon, United Kingdom
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Elizabeth Uviebinené

Elizabeth Uviebinené

AuthorLondon, United Kingdom
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  • This International Women’s Day 2019, meet 100 trailblazers redefining the creative industry
    This International Women’s Day 2019, meet 100 trailblazers redefining the creative industryDiscover our 2020 list here This International Women’s Day, we’ve launched our latest ‘10x10’ – asking 10 influential industry icons to each nominate 10 trailblazing women and non-binary people who they believe are redefining the creator landscape. The result? An incredible list of 100 trailblazers inspiring change. Our list will be accompanied by a takeover on The Dots – look out for brilliant profiles and projects on the platform as we aim to inspire, as important as ever when considering ‘88
  • How to be a black woman and succeed: two friends who have written the manual
    How to be a black woman and succeed: two friends who have written the manualWords: Arifa Akbar Publication: The Guardian Photo: Antonio Olmos for the Observer Elizabeth Uviebinené and Yomi Adegoke have turned a dream into a hot publishing property – a self-help guide for black women In March 2015, Elizabeth Uviebinené had a brainwave that a less determined 22-year-old might have dismissed as a water-cooler pipe dream. It was ignited by a single chapter in a book by Sheryl Sandberg . “I’d always devoured self-help books growing up – books like Lean In,” says Uviebinené
  • Meet The Young Black Women Breaking Into Britain's Very White Publishing Industry
    Meet The Young Black Women Breaking Into Britain's Very White Publishing IndustryOf the thousands of books published in the UK in 2016, fewer than 100 were written by authors who aren't white, research suggests. A fresh generation of writers, however, are refusing to let their stories be sidelined. (Article originally published by BuzzfeedUK) Illustration credit: Rebecca Hendin / BuzzFeed It appears to be a good moment for black British writing. That's perhaps a curious statement to make in the face of research that paints a bleak picture of diversity within the publishing
  • Championing Diversity: This Black History Month 2018, meet 100 creatives inspiring change
    Championing Diversity: This Black History Month 2018, meet 100 creatives inspiring changeThis Black History Month 2018, we’ve brought together a group of outstanding industry heroes to each nominate 10 black changemakers and creators that are shaping culture, arts, design, business, tech and beyond. We still have a way to go when it comes to conquering the lack of diversity in the creative industry - which is why it so important for us, as a platform, to use our force for good. To do so, throughout the year we spotlight incredible people, the projects that they are involved with
  • Leaders with social heart: 100 creative changemakers
    Leaders with social heart: 100 creative changemakersCelebrating social responsibility is at the heart of what we do, so we've partnered with Squarespace – whose mission is to inspire people with creative ideas to succeed – to shine a light on 100 influential luminaries from art, technology, charity, design, business and more that are working tirelessly to make our world a better place. To highlight these organisations, we asked 10 creative changemakers to each nominate 10 people behind inspiring brands, products and movements with amazing social
  • 17 May 2018 – Media 360 Panel
    17 May 2018 – Media 360 PanelOn 17th May, our Founder and Cheif Purpose Officer, Sulaiman, had a great time Campaign Magzine’s Media360 event at the Grand Hotel in Brighton. He is honoured to have been on a diversity panel at the event with his friends Elizabeth Uviebinené, Nishma Robb, and Sereena Abbassi that was moderated by Nicola Kemp (Trends Editor, Campaign). They chatted all things diversity and inclusion in the media industry. So much richness from these four incredible women, and Sulaiman is proud (and humbled) to
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    AuthorHarperCollins Publishers
    London, United KingdomFull Time
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    Marketing ManagerHSBC
    London, United KingdomFull Time
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    BA Politics International RelationsUniversity of Warwick
    Warwick, United Kingdom