The highly successful 5th edition of Divas of Colour festival 2018 was a huge success. The high profile studded 2 day event attracted influencers, entrepreneurs, CEOs, Designers, business from across the border.
Day one of the two day festival kicked off with the trade exhibition and fashion show on Saturday 24th March held at the prestigious Queen Elizabeth ii Centre, Westminster (QEii).
The highlight of the included a rousing performance by the MOBO award winning gospel singer/songwriter, Lurine Cato, who’s powerful vocals and thrilling performance kept the audience on their feet all through as they danced and sang along to the beautiful popping melodies. 7 year old Jidechi stole the hearts of the audience as she makes her modeling debut for Designers Anakra and The A Concept by Afua Sam. The little darling warmed the hearts of all cheering spectators. Bless her.
Designers; Studio Dmaxsi, ATm Collections Londo, Anakra London and and The A Concept by Afua Sam where breattakingly outstanding, with models strutting with awe to the amazement of all our audience. The QEii centre marketing team called it “colourful production.”
Sponsored by Worldremit, Obaseki Solicitors, Lyca Mobile and C. Hub magazine, day two saw great and powerful women from around the world including – Publisher of The Voice Newspaper, Founder and CEO of Spectrum Telecomms, Jenny Holt, Co-founder of Worldremit, Catherine Wines and a team of staff as well as, Dawn Butler MP, Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities, who was the guest of honour receive the ‘Women of Honour recognition and gave her keynote speech amongst plethora of speeches from the line up of internationally renowned speakers who deliver talks on the Mental Health awareness campaign – tagged – Mind Your Mind.
Among the speakers during the mental health conference which preceeded the award dinner were – Rev Juliet Okoye – PhD scholar, Sue Plumtree (Relationship expert) Bernie Adufe (Personal experience with mental health flew in from Ireland), Diana Benskin (Author, flew in from the USA).
Winners were announced, celebrated and had the opportunity to tell their personal stories of struggle and success. Full list of the 2018 Divas of Colour Awards can be found here .
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Divas of Colour Women Into Leadership Conference is back !
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Wealth Creation – Positioning for the right opportunities.
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