Come and join us as we open our annual event on Friday 29th November as we start to pick apart some of the vexed challenges about black women’s representation in UK media.

Get to know our guest panellists who’ll guide our discussion.

Myvanwy Evans is the founder of Louder Than Words non-profit creative agency specialising in cultural marketing, public relations and youth engagement. With over twenty years experience in broadcast, print and digital media, Myvanwy has led campaigns for arts and culture programmes at Tate, Red Bull, Viacom, Global Radio, Southbank Centre and Mayor of London.

Follow Myvanwy: @ltwltd

Louder Than Words Cultural Marketing:

Candace Skelton is an International Relations graduate-turned-barber. Her fields of interest are race, capitalism and colonialism and how this triptych have come to shape international, interpersonal and internal interactions between states, individuals and the self. Her undergraduate research project explored Black British women and self-identity construction.
Follow Candace: @candacetheangel 

Shonay Shote is a London-based fashion and beauty photographer, with over 10 years’ experience in the arts and media, working in online and print. Her work has been featured in Pride magazine, and she has shot film and fashion personalities including model Leomie Anderson, and actress Melanie Liburd. Shonay graduated with a photography degree in 2005 from the University of Portsmouth. She is the founder of A Black Actress, a photographic exhibition dedicated to the showcasing of British black actresses.

Follow A Black Actress: @a_black_actress

A Black Actress:

Lekia Lee is a former broadcast journalist. Lekia is the founder of the influential Project Embrace Billboard Campaign, part of Total Embrace CIC. It seeks to promote natural afro hair as a ‘normal’ and natural aspect in wider society and the current campaign focuses on the corporate world.

Follow Project Embrace: @Lekia Lee

Project Embrace:

Friday 29th November 2019 programme begins 7pm sharp. Full programme

Blackout In The British Frame: black women’s media imagery comes under scrutiny: Tickets

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