Yesterday (Wednesday, February 8 ) Pearson’s London headquarters saw a trailblazing panel of British women of colour share their life stories with an attentive, eager to learn, engaged and positive audience for the second; I’mPOSSIBLE conversation.
Beautifully hosted by Charlene White, ITN news presenter and journalist; the five-strong panel of company secretary and chief legal head of Waitrose and John Lewis; Margaret Caseley-Hayford, actress, singer and now author; Michelle Gayle, Hackney Vicar and chaplain to the speaker of the House of Commons; Rev Rose Hudson-Wilkin, official dentist on Channel 4’s ’10 Years Younger’ and clinical director of London Smiling group; Dr Uchenna Okoye and the first black female consultant orthopaedic consultant; Miss Samantha Tross.
Abu Bundu-Kamara, Head of Diversity, Pearson commented:
“Pearson is incredibly proud to support the second I’mPOSSIBLE conversation, which recognises and celebrates the outstanding achievements and talent of British women of colour. Our support for the event is all about recognising talent and diversity in whatever form it takes. On behalf of everyone at Pearson, I’d like to congratulate Simone Bresi-Ando and her team for a truly inspirational event. We look forward to their accomplishments still to come.”
Check out what people tweeted about the event:
And the event in pictures:
See you at the next one