Sonia Meggie

Diversity Advisor

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  • LocationUnited Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Events
  • Film
  • Marketing PR
  • Photoshop
  • Word

Work history

Currently

Diversity Advisor

Business in the Community

Nov 2012
  • I am currently employed as a Diversity Advisor at Business In The Community, which is a Princes charity. My role requires me to manage corporate relationships and engage with member organisations by supporting them to deliver tailored practical advice on workplace gender & race equality strategies and practises. My current role requires me to travel offsite on a daily basis and to liaise with senior Directors of FT 100 and equivalent sized organisations. I deliver and coordinate: Peer Learning Forums; events management; convening roundtable discussions and bespoke training External speaking and presenting on key D&I policies and/or key trends Support members with benchmarking and awards completion Assessments of race & gender awards and race; wellbeing and gender benchmarking submissions Project managing signature deliverables such as the race equality mentoring circles programme.

2016

Founder

Inspirational YOU

Mar 2010 - Apr 2016
  • I formed a social enterprise called Inspirational YOU in 2010 to empower women and young people. I have worked with and supported 1000’s of students, professionals and start-ups by providing them with the tools and networks to take their idea to the next level. This has all been done in a voluntary capacity and as a result, I have coordinated over 65 events and won numerous awards and accolades. I work with senior leaders and corporates who mentor, coach or sponsor job seekers.

Education

2015

Masters

London Metropolitan University

Sep 2012 - Apr 2015
  • assess and select the appropriate tools to produce a digital media project produce digital media projects using the appropriate software applications research and analyse the current issues and future developments in digital media, social media, media communications and e-solutions manage digital media projects and production teams produce digital media and social media strategies appreciate the complexity of the international digital media and creative industries and communicate effectively in a media professional environment apply research, design and management skills to the production of new media projects

Awards

2016

BE Mogul

  • Winner of the BE Mogul award for being one of the most influential and successful black business people in Britain.

2015

Inspirational Diversity Champion

  • Named as one of the Top 30 most inspirational women in the City by Brummel (Diversity Champion category) in 2015 http://brummellmagazine.co.uk/inspirational-women-2015/

2014

Positive Role Model

  • Awarded a National Diversity Award 'Positive Role Model for race, faith and religion' in September 2014

2013

Powerlist Magazine

  • Featured in the Powerlist 2013 as one to watch under 40.

2012

Blackenterprise.com

  • She was listed on Blackenterprise.com as one of London