The Power of Possibility and Self-belief - Black History Month Panel & Networking Event
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15 Oct 2018

18:30 - 20:30

Networking

Kings College, 8th Floor, Bush House, London WC2B 4BG

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MyKindaFuture and Kings College are co-hosting an event bringing together inspirational speakers from KPMG, Civil Service, ITN and Faculty of Actuaries, to inspire and motivate students from universities around the UK. Join us for an inspirational evening with a chance to pose your questions to the panel and enjoy networking over drinks and nibbles.

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“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” Nelson Mandela

At MyKindaFuture we believe this and work hard to deliver on our social mission to ‘give every young person equal power and opportunity to shape their future.’ We are pleased to be working with a range of companies like KPMG, BDO, Civil Service, Mayer Brown and ITN to host an event during Black History Month to celebrate the power of possibility and self-belief and achievement of black people in the UK and beyond. Join us for an inspirational evening with a chance to pose your questions to the panel and enjoy networking over drinks and nibbles.

We are pleased to announce the key note speaker for the evening:
Marjorie Ngwenya

Marjorie is Immediate Past President, a member of Council and member of the Management Board of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA). Marjorie was elected by the IFoA Council to the presidential team in June 2016 and she was the first IFoA president to be based outside the UK. From 2009 to 2011 she was Editor of The Actuary magazine circulated to a worldwide readership of over 20,000.

As an actuary who is passionate about continuous development, she has given her time to teach undergraduate/postgraduate actuarial students at universities in the UK, Kenya and Armenia. She has also taught in Bulgaria, UK, India, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Uganda, Ghana and Nigeria and delivered training to the insurance regulator of Mozambique. She is a Visiting Lecturer at Cass Business School, UK and has presented at a number of industry conferences.

Marjorie will be joined by the panellist from a range of organisations:

Priscilla Baffour, ITN Diversity and Inclusion Manager, ITN

Patrick Brown - Head of Civil Service Graduate Fast Stream Diversity & Inclusion, Civil Service

Shaun Bedeau – Principal Advisor, Financial Services, KPMG

David Elikwu, Mayer Brown

Irene Temu – Audit Trainee, BDO

If you would like to attend the event, please register your attendance here and we will be in touch with more details!