In partnership with The Department for International Trade (DIT) & EbonyLife Place, we wish to invite you to our exclusive E.A.T.O.W Beauty, Business, Wealth & Media Summit on Thursday 28th October 2021 at 12:00 PM.
E.A.T.O.W is an organisation based in the UK, which recognises the talents of Black women around the world. Supported by the Department for International Trade (DIT) and in partnership with EbonyLife Place, The E.A.T.O.W Beauty, Business, Wealth & Media Summit works with women of excellence across diverse industries. This joint venture will bring UK and USA businesses together with Nigerian businesses to explore cultural, trade and investment opportunities in Lagos, cement business relationships, and celebrate accomplished individuals across these industries and countries.
Women in business and in leadership roles are pinnacle to the success and development of the evolving world we live in today. With a shift towards placing women in key roles, society recognises the valuable contribution that women make to society and the importance of having their voices heard. The E.A.T.O.W Beauty, Business, Wealth & Media Summit is an exclusive opportunity to hear from expert business figures and leading women in the creative, beauty and entertainment industries.
Our delegation consists of representatives from the UK & USA in the Tourism, Arts and Cultural industries, as well as delegates from the beauty, creative, media, entertainment & lifestyle industries.
WHAT TO EXPECT AT THIS NOT TO BE MISSED EVENT HOSTED BY GAYLE THOMPSON.
This Live event will include 4 panel discussions:
Panel 1: Women In Business – From UK To Lagos
Leading women in the beauty and entertainment industry who have made the transition from the UK to build phenomenal businesses in Nigeria.
Ameera Abraham, CEO & Spa Director of The Nail Bar (Nigeria)
Ameera Abraham is the CEO & Spa Director of The Nail Bar, a luxury nail spa and wellness centre and the founder of Nigeria’s premier professional nail care brand Amali Cosmetics. She is the author of “The Full Set” and serves as the Director of Communications at the Spa and Wellness Association of Africa. She is a qualified beauty therapist, holds a BA in Politics and International Relations and a CIBTAC Diploma in Spa Management.
Khafi Ekpata Actress, Author, Blogger and Global Influencer (Nigeria)
A former housemate on Big Brother Naija Pepper Dem Edition in 2019, Khafi has leveraged the platform to become one of the most sought-after media personalities, particularly in Nigeria and the United Kingdom.
Deborah Oluwaseyi Joshua aka Seyi Shay Singer and Entrepreneur (Nigeria)
Known as her stage name Seyi Shay, she was born in London and is the owner of her own independent music label STARGURL. Her music is published by Universal Music France. Seyi Shay is currently signed to Universal Music Publishing, France and Aristokrat Music Publishing.
Bianca Estelle Harley Street Trained Medical Aesthetician and skin care specialist (UK Delegate)
Is a multi-award-winning skin specialist and Harley Street-trained medical aesthetician with over eighteen years’ experience in the skincare industry. She has launched two successful clinics across the UK as a Clinical Director and formulated two innovative cosmeceutical skincare ranges. Her clientele include famous celebrities and she is featured in Vogue, In style and Harper’s Bazaar magazines.
Beverly Naya Actress, Entrepreneur and Film Producer (Nigeria)
Beverly Naya is an award-winning actress and entrepreneur, having acted in a number of well received movies including When Love Happens, Before 30, Catcher, The Perfect Picture and both instalments of The Wedding Party. She is the producer of her first documentary titled ‘Skin’ under her production company Be Naya Limited, which showed on Netflix.
Oyinkansola Adebayo CEO & CO Founder NIYO Enterprise and Black Codher (UK Delegate)
Is the founder of NIYO NETWORK, a company that specializes in using creative tools such as hair, beauty, tech and community development to economically empower black women. Her technology-driven mobile service supports over 350 clients across the midlands in the UK.
Panel 2: Flying High In Business: UK, USA & Nigeria
Influential high achievers who work with government and political bodies to enable the advancement of people’s lives across diverse industries.
Lorna Lo P. Stewart Business Consultant (UK Delegate)
Is the Lead Consultant for E.A.T.O.W and CEO of LEAP Consortium. She is a multi-award-winning business and leadership consultant and mentor specialising in international trade, access to funding and equality. Lorna is the UK representative for the G20 Entrepreneurs Alliance and a Member of the Institute of Directors. Her clientele includes The DIT, corporate companies, banking institutions, mayors and high commissions.
Dr Kevin Dappah BDS BEND (Hons) Celebrity Dentist (UK Delegate)
Is a Clinical Director and leading celebrity dentist specializing in aesthetic dentistry for African women, who want the perfect smile. Recognised across the globe for his high standard of dentistry he enhances the natural look for each individual. He has a Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree.
Kayle Bryant Conference Speaker, Preacher and Author (USA Delegate)
Is an entrepreneur, author, property investor with over 30 years of experience. She is a spiritually conscious woman with a bachelor’s degree in Religious Arts and a retired firefighter.
Dr. Sandeep Bolia BMedSci. BM BS MRCGP General Practitioner (UK Delegate)
Is an established Private General Practitioner and Personal Physician in London. He has expertise in coordinating complex multidisciplinary health assessments to establish an individual’s current health status and review pre-existing health conditions.
Panel 3: Wealth Creation, Banking and Business
Leading figures within the finance world come together to talk numbers, economics and facts.
Des Amey MA. CeMAP Wealth Creation Expert, Author, Keynote Speaker & Property Expert (UK Delegate) Is a trading expert, coach and a No 1 Best-Selling author. He is the founder of Amey Finance, where he educates individuals on how to become 6 figure income earners through multiple income streams. He is based at One Canada Square, the heart of London’s banking and finance industry.
Ade Fabunmi-Stone Property Acquisition & Finance Expert (UK Delegate)
Is a bridging and finance expert with experience as a UK-based property investor of both residential and commercial sites across the UK, overseeing staffing levels of 124 individuals. He has taken funders from the UK to invest in various projects across Africa, including Ghana, Nigeria, Ivory Coast, South Africa and Zimbabwe.
Dr. Evelyn Okpanachi Editor-in-Chief of Rich Woman Africa and Broadcaster (UK Delegate)
Is a Philanthropist, Coach, Property Expert & Businesswoman. She is the Editor-in-chief of Rich Woman Africa, a Broadcaster Presenter and an advocate for women’s recognition and leadership roles in society, opening a new path into prosperity and business success through communication and compassion.
Panel 4: The Influence Of The Media
The role the media plays in elevating careers for black women and challenging the stereotypes.
HRH Princess Moradeun Adedoyin-Solarin Pan-African
Royal Broadcaster Media & PR Specialist Talk- Show Host Community Leader Social Action Services Provider Princess Moradeun is a Broadcaster & Media Consultant; A real ‘Princess’ of the Adedoyin Anoko Royal Lineage; she is the Grand Daughter of HRM Oba William Christopher Adedoyin II, The Akarigbo Anoko of Sagamu, Remo-land, Nigeria & founding member New Pan-African Movement She is Executive Director of her company Arize! Media Ltd. Also sits on the board as Operational Director for Media and Communications, Global Women Inventors & Innovators Network (GWIIN) & African Women of Essence International
Brenda Emmanus OBE Journalist and TV Presenter (UK Delegation)
Is one of UK’s most loved and appreciated journalists with a career spanning 30 years, including presenting on BBC and ITV as a Fashion & Entertainment expert. Interviewees include Oprah Winfrey, Sir Elton John, Will Smith, Angelina Jolie, Daniel Craig, Whitney Houston, Sir Steve McQueen. She has spoken to audiences up to 200 million worldwide. She received her OBE in 2019, and an Honorary Doctorate from University of The Arts, London in 2020.
Uche Pedro is the founder of BellaNaija
BellaNaija is Africa’s leading lifestyle digital media company with a distinct focus covering a diverse range of areas including entertainment, cinema, fashion, culture and advocacy. BellaNaija has a digital footprint and 10 million followers across platforms.
A Publisher, Author and Mindset Stylist She is the Founder of Exquisite Magazine a Fashion and Lifestyle Magazine. Exquisite Magazine started an only female awards ceremony called the Exquisite Lady of the Year (ELOY) Awards Foundation.
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