Kei Cb

CEO and Co-Founder of AZ MagazineLondon, United Kingdom
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Kei Cb

CEO and Co-Founder of AZ MagazineLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Kei is the CEO and Co-Founder of AZ Magazine, which was created to provide a voice, safe space and platform for LGBTQ+ Black people and people of colour. Producing several events and visual content from AZ Hub to I AM HERE, Kei has been able to create a space for unfiltered voices within the community collaborating with like-minded brands such as UK Black Pride, Taimi and DJ Mag. Alongside this Kei has a background in engineering with experience in the tech industry.
Projects
  • AZ Hub #3- Monthly Social Space for QTIPOC by QTIPOCPhotography by: @lyraphotolab
  • AZ MAG X LYRIC: Evolution Live NightCelebrating the talents of young BAME people in the UK with a focus on LGBT+ performers. Live performances from: - Dylema - Sharna Cane - Courtney Bennett - Jay Jay Revlon & Friends - Princess Latifah Dj Set from: DJ Carmen London
  • AZ Hub #2- Monthly Social Space for QTIPOC by QTIPOC
Projects credited in
  • Pride Never Stops with Gal-DemA zoom-hosted discussion with Kei, CEO & Co-Founder of AZ Magazine, and Trans Youth Worker Sabah Choudrey, interviewed by myself and two peers. Created in partnership with Converse London and Schuh. Video edited by Daisy Ifama.
  • AZ Mag Live 2017AZ Magazine's first event, 30th June 2017 at Lyric Hammersmith A live showcase of LGBT+ BME talent.
  • Downtime with AZ
  • Decades
  • Championing Diversity: This Black History Month 2018, meet 100 creatives inspiring changeKaren Blackett OBE Chief executive at MediaCom Karen Blackett OBE, is chairwoman of MediaCom and a widely admired leader in ad-land, known for infusing authenticity with success. Karen was the first businesswoman to top the Powerlist 100, champions her uncommon position as a senior black woman in the advertising industry and openly discusses her working-class, second generation immigrant roots when in conversation with press. Karen is a huge inspiration for diversity in the creative industry.
  • 9 queer black womxn on the advice they'd give their teenage selves - CosmopolitanThese are the voices I wish I heard growing up. by TANYA COMPAS, JUN 28, 2018 | Article originally posted on Cosmopolitan: https://www.cosmopolitan.com/uk/love-sex/relationships/a21966106/queer-black-women-advice/ As a mixed race, queer youth worker and head of youth engagement at UK Black Pride, I see on a daily basis the lack of understanding many young people have of the existence of queer black womxn (a political term and spelling of ‘women’ that's more intersectional, fluid, and inclusive
Skills
  • Product Engineering
  • Business Development
  • Leadership
  • Innovation