Sophia Ukor
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Sophia Ukor

Founder/Editor-in-Chief - Violet SimonLondon, United Kingdom
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Sophia Ukor

Founder/Editor-in-Chief - Violet SimonLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Hi there, I am the Founder and Creative Editorial Director of Violet Simon; a Media company creating streetwear and content on motherhood, lifestyle, fashion, beauty, art and wellness to amplify authentic stories, create opportunities, share insights and resources for women. I am also interested in expanding my network, meeting, collaborating and establishing new substantial relationships. Email: sophia@violetsimon.co.uk Instagram: @violetsimonofficial
Projects
  • Disruptors Series 1
    Disruptors Series 1Disruptors: Women challenging the status quo towards positive societal impact. The first edition of Violet Simon's editorial series titled ‘Disruptors’ touches on issues related to feminism, mental health, racial discrimination, domestic abuse, violence against women, sustainability, disability and wellness, and shares the stories of women who have gone against the grain to make a positive difference in society in these areas. This edition features over 30 women such as Minna Salami, Dr Nicola
  • Sheila Nortley – Her Journey & The New Renaissance In Film & TV
    Sheila Nortley – Her Journey & The New Renaissance In Film & TVInterviewed the lovely Sheila Nortley on producing Stay Close, Her Journey & The New Renaissance In Film & TV. “The reality is that our industry is continuing to expand and evolve. It’s inevitable; just as technology is developing at an exponential rate, how audiences consume content is evolving. The talent driving it has to expand to fuel the machine, to be the machine.” Sheila Nortley is part of the new generation of women shaking up the tv, film industry and paving the way for others.
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  • Black Women-owned Fashion Brands.
    Black Women-owned Fashion Brands.As far as diversity is concerned in the fashion world, we still have a long way to go, but as the fashion world keeps growing, it’s exciting to see black women at the forefront, inspiring the older and younger generation of women. It’s also commendable to see women from various backgrounds and races, supporting and working together. Curated a non-exhaustive list of some black women-owned fashion brands.
  • Streetwear Appreciating Women & Celebrating Black Women
    Streetwear Appreciating Women & Celebrating Black WomenFusing Art and fashion to create streetwear Merch that amplify women. Women come in different shapes, sizes, colors and individual unique personalities. Our streetwear series is an appreciation of women and a celebration of black women. Collection 1 available now. Art by Eucharia Wanogho
  • Black History Month UK
    Black History Month UKIt’s black history month Uk and what better way to celebrate it than celebrating and amplifying black British women.
  • Violet Simon Magazine -Issue 2
    Violet Simon Magazine -Issue 2Inspired by women influencing, empowering, paving the way for other women and the next generation of women; especially our black queens. Every woman is important and we believe that no matter who you are, where you are or what you find yourself doing, it matters. The theme for issue 2 is Disruptors and we are keen on amplifying women ‘disrupting’ and who disrupted thus paving the way for other women, empowering little girls to dare to dream and making history. The women we speak of is every wo
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  • Disruptors Series 1
    Disruptors Series 1Disruptors: Women challenging the status quo towards positive societal impact. The first edition of Violet Simon's editorial series titled ‘Disruptors’ touches on issues related to feminism, mental health, racial discrimination, domestic abuse, violence against women, sustainability, disability and wellness, and shares the stories of women who have gone against the grain to make a positive difference in society in these areas. This edition features over 30 women such as Minna Salami, Dr Nicola
  • Sheila Nortley – Her Journey & The New Renaissance In Film & TV
    Sheila Nortley – Her Journey & The New Renaissance In Film & TVInterviewed the lovely Sheila Nortley on producing Stay Close, Her Journey & The New Renaissance In Film & TV. “The reality is that our industry is continuing to expand and evolve. It’s inevitable; just as technology is developing at an exponential rate, how audiences consume content is evolving. The talent driving it has to expand to fuel the machine, to be the machine.” Sheila Nortley is part of the new generation of women shaking up the tv, film industry and paving the way for others.
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  • This Black History Month 2021, meet 100 Black trailblazers redefining the industry
    This Black History Month 2021, meet 100 Black trailblazers redefining the industryIn celebration of Black History Month, we’re thrilled to share our annual list of Black rising stars – as nominated by The Dots community – who are making history, transforming the industry today and inspiring the generation of tomorrow. We still have a long way to go to diversify the creative, tech and digital industries – which is why it’s important for us to celebrate and be inspired by the incredible Black leaders that surround us. The list we’ve put together is one that shines with brilli
  • Black Women-owned Fashion Brands.
    Black Women-owned Fashion Brands.As far as diversity is concerned in the fashion world, we still have a long way to go, but as the fashion world keeps growing, it’s exciting to see black women at the forefront, inspiring the older and younger generation of women. It’s also commendable to see women from various backgrounds and races, supporting and working together. Curated a non-exhaustive list of some black women-owned fashion brands.
  • Violet Simon Magazine -Issue 2
    Violet Simon Magazine -Issue 2Inspired by women influencing, empowering, paving the way for other women and the next generation of women; especially our black queens. Every woman is important and we believe that no matter who you are, where you are or what you find yourself doing, it matters. The theme for issue 2 is Disruptors and we are keen on amplifying women ‘disrupting’ and who disrupted thus paving the way for other women, empowering little girls to dare to dream and making history. The women we speak of is every wo
  • Violet Simon Magazine - Issue 1
    Violet Simon Magazine - Issue 1Violet Simon Magazine is an annual magazine book that celebrates female excellence and uses creative art to tell authentic stories of women rising above sociocultural constraints. The inaugural issue was launched August, 2018 and the launch party took place on September, 2018. The first Issue explored the power of resilience featuring compelling artistic illustrations and authentic stories of diverse women such as: Ade Hassan - Founder of Nubian Skin, Grace F Victory - Body Positive activist,
Work history
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    Founder/CEOViolet Simon
    London, United KingdomFull Time
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    Business AnalystFirstlinq
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
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Skills
  • Writing
  • Creative Direction
  • Business Development
  • Media Communication
  • Publishing
  • Legal Contracts
  • Management
  • Editorial Direction
  • Multimedia Production
  • Fashion
  • Creative Writing
  • Content Writing
  • Web UI
  • Web Design
Education
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    LLM Commercial Law and Dispute ResolutionUniversity of Hertfordshire
     - Hatfield, United Kingdom
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    LLB LawNorth American University, Benin Republic
     - Benin
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Awards
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    MemberChartered Institute of Arbitrators