Sophia Ukor
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Sophia Ukor

Founder/CEO of Violet SimonLondon, United Kingdom
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Sophia Ukor

Founder/CEO of Violet SimonLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I am the Founder and CEO of Violet Simon; a media company dedicated to using authentic storytelling to amplify the voices and experiences of women from all walks of life to improve equitable representation and equality, inspire, inform, entertain, and create a safe space where women’s voices are heard with actionable solutions to women’s issues. I am passionate about storytelling, entrepreneurship, feminism, equitable equality, women's health and fashion. I am interested in expanding my network, collaborating and establishing substantial relationships. Email: sophia@violetsimon.co.uk Instagram: @violetsimonofficial
Projects
  • Violet Simon Crowdfunding Campaign
    Violet Simon Crowdfunding CampaignThe media company, Violet Simon, have launched a crowdfunding campaign to support the Disruptors documentary film and Issue 3 of Disruptors magazine-book series. Through our Disruptors project, we pay tribute to women who challenge and revolutionise the status quo, create a safe and inclusive space for women's voices to be heard with actionable solutions, promote equitable representation, create opportunities for more women in the creative industry and ensure that women's stories are no longe
  • Disruptors Issue 2
    Disruptors Issue 2A magazine-book series highlighting the stories of women challenging and revolutionising the status quo for positive good. Disruptors Issue 2 features stories from over 60 women all over the world including cover star, Golda Rosheuvel who plays Queen Charlotte in the TV Series, Bridgerton by Shonda Rhimes on Netflix. Get a copy of Disruptors issue 2 here: https://violetsimon.co.uk/product-category/magazine/disruptors-issue-2/
  • 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
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  • Disruptors Issue 2
    Disruptors Issue 2A magazine-book series highlighting the stories of women challenging and revolutionising the status quo for positive good. Disruptors Issue 2 features stories from over 60 women all over the world including cover star, Golda Rosheuvel who plays Queen Charlotte in the TV Series, Bridgerton by Shonda Rhimes on Netflix.
  • 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
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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