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This event occurred on
June 26, 2022
Bristol, Bristol, City of
United Kingdom

Exploring the connection between mental health and leadership and how it translates across different industries

16 Narrow Quay
Bristol, Bristol, City of, BS1 4QA
United Kingdom
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Jabani Lassa

Producer + Computer scentist + Creative Director
Jabani is currently on a Data Science MSc program at UWE Bristol, from an educational standpoint, he has achieved a First-class with honours in Computer Science and has been put on the Dean’s list for excellent performance in his academics. His background in computer science has allowed him to develop his abilities in programming, software development, web development, UI/UX design and technical assistance. Creatively, he is the creative director of SEPH Group, a creative management brand focused on nurturing creative talent in various sectors including music, film. Also, a multi-genre music producer, engineer and song writer, and a member of the POP BOYS collective which consists of engineers, producers, songwriters, instrumentalists, and artistes. His diverse range of production has gained him leverage to collaborate with several artists since he started production in 2016. A number artists he has collaborated with include PsychoYP, Laime, Chimzy, Teinarah and Sambee to name a few.

Jake Brackstone

A Neurodiversity society President + Student
Jake Brackstone have ADHD Combined and is a Politics and International Relations student at the University of the West of England. He has known about his ADHD since he was eight and would want to share a story, but most of all, an idea. An idea that can change from what we see now to what we could see tomorrow. It’s a journey of the individual.

Katie Friedman

Educator + Director + Coach
Katie became an educator and then a leadership coach in order to unlock potential in others. But it was only when she discovered her brain was wired differently that she was able to unlock her own potential. Katie is now an ADHD coach and trainer and the Director of Gold Mind Neurodiversity Ltd

Keiron Miller

Speaker + Writer + Coach
Speaker writer and transformational growth facilitator, carving his own niche, Keiron provides a safe and impartial container for people to explore their own personal development. With a background in Holistic Health and Sport since 2005, Keiron has worked with professional sports teams such as Bristol City Football Club and set up and run multiple wellbeing clinics in the Bristol area. With the focus of empowering people to empower themselves and others.

Louise Goux-Wirth

Equality Specialist + CEO + Speaker
Louise is an aspiring CEO, unapologetically ambitious, and an award winning equality specialist. She has 13+ years experience in delivering culture change through strategy development, training, stakeholder engagement and programme management - with a fire to shake and disrupt the status quo. She is a trustee at Watershed with previous experience at Bristol and Solent Mind. Her specialism is in race, LGBT+ equality and mental health across the Higher Education and charity sector. Louise has a strong intersectional approach to her work and is passionate about bringing stakeholders together through innovation and creativity to create change.

Lucy Pearce

Activist + Educator + Speaker
Lucy Pearce is a business owner of Pilgrim-Soul, an online business based in the Wisdom Traditions of the world. A Creative Futures Consultant, directly impacting businesses, charities, and organisations in the UK, Europe and across the world; a published poet and writer; and leads transformational seminars for a highly acclaimed international company, where she makes a difference to the lives of thousands of people.

Oluwadamilola Okeyoyin

Postgraduate Research Mentor + BAME Advocate + Founder
Oluwadamilola Okeyoyin is a Nigerian biomedical research scientist who is passionate about equity, diversity, and inclusivity and also the Vice President Education for The Students’ Union at UWE Bristol. Damilola was a BAME advocate and is a postgraduate student mentor at Uwe that has positively impacted the lives of several students. She is also the founder and CEO of Damioke Naturals a Nigerian cosmetics brand that promotes and advocates for Afro hair, skin and self-love.

Sarra Lebeche

Sarra Lebeche, a young lady passionate about Aerospace and Aviation, full of potential and positivity. An Algerian, who studies Aerospace engineering at the University of the west of England. She shares her story on being Bipolar and how she changed her reality through positivity and self exploration.

Stephanie Jay

Entrepreneur, Creative Director, Researcher & Investor
Stephanie is currently on a Biomedical Science Ph.D. program at UWE Bristol, working in partnership with Colgate-Palmolive. She is a creative producer, photographer, and curator who has worked with Channel 4, the Bristol Old Vic, Rising Arts, Bristol City Council, Africa Week UK, CRIB UWE, and various creative institutions in Nigeria and within the UK. Stephanie has also curated exhibitions at the Tafari Art Gallery, The Arnolfini, and her work has been featured on the streets of Bristol city, the Voice, Channel 4, BBC and ITV. Stephanie currently sits as a Director and Trustee on the board of St George’s Bristol, one of the leading music venues in the UK and internationally, which boasts of a superb acoustic and unique atmosphere that attracts the world’s best artists. She chairs the EDI committee and is passionate about Equality and Inclusion.

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BRISTOL, United Kingdom