Nicole Krystal Crentsil

Curator | Public Speaker | Partnerships | Designer

  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsCurator - Entrepreneur - Event Speaker

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About me

Nicole Crentsil is an established public speaker, curator and festival director. In 2018, Forbes listed Nicole as one of 100 women to follow on Twitter and LinkedIn. Her passion for supporting and promoting diversity through various industries alongside her drive to stimulate and facilitate forward thinking conversations awarded Nicole as TimeOut's 1 of 50 Londoner’s shaping the city’s cultural landscape. With several appearances as a guest speaker on BBC Women’s Hour discussing everything from mental health to race and representation, Nicole is an experienced commentator. A Tedx speaker and host, Nicole is a vibrant and engaging speaker who is equally comfortable speaking with celebrities to the general public. Most recently Nicole appeared live on BBC News on International Women’s Day discussing the importance of the day for women worldwide. In 2018 Nicole delivered a keynote at Apple Regent Street and also hosted a panel discussion at Elle Weekender discussing race and identity. With features across print, online and media such as Stylist, Evening Standard, Channel 4 + more, Nicole was one of the leading faces for an international campaign with BET International promoting the Black Girls Rock awards show. In 2016, Nicole founded Unmasked Women, an exhibition channeling the Black British female experience focussing on mental health. This successful show catapulted a breadth of dialogue on mental health with features in Dazed & Confused, i-D, Huffington Post, Afropunk, Buzzfeed+ more. Since her successful show, Nicole has curated an exhibition at the V&A, produced several discussions with Tate Britain and delivered projects and talks with the ICA and Southbank Centre. In 2017, Nicole co-founded The Black Girl Festival, the UK’s first festival celebrating Black British women and girls. In its first year, Black Girl Festival produced a takeover of TimeOut London magazine, two annual festivals, whilst building a growing community of over 30,000+ online and irl.

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Skills

  • Public Speaking
  • Photoshop
  • Indesign
  • Client Presentation
  • Art Curation
  • Event Magagement
  • Marketing
  • SEO
  • Ecommerce
  • Web Design

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  • TATE

    TATE

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    • Art Galleries
  • Ravensbourne

    Ravensbourne

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    • Design & Creative
  • The Dots

    The Dots

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    • Technology
  • A New Direction

    A New Direction

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    • Other

Work history

Currently

Head of Partnerships & Marketing

Creative Mentor Network

Jan 2018
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time

2017

Project Manager

The Artworks

Jun 2016 - Sep 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time

2016

Junior Account Executive

Caro Communications

Jan 2016 - Jun 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time

2016

e-Commerce & Marketing Manager

Dezeen

Jul 2014 - Jan 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time

Education

2014

BA (Hons) Product Design

Nottingham Trent University

Jan 2010 - Sep 2014
  • Nottingham, United Kingdom

Awards

2014

Chartered Society of Designers Accredited Course Student award

Chartered Society of Designers