FaceBOOK CLUB - A Celebration of Black Authors

Thursday 28th October  |  3.30pm-4.30pm

As part of Black History Month’s fantastic line up of events, Facebook’s Intersectional Ally Series in partnership with BRiM and UK Black Business Week brings you a very special book club!

This afternoon event will shine a focus on Black authors and the important narratives revealed through their newest publications. Facebook’s Director of Customer Marketing EMEA, Carrie Timms will be joined by Flavilla Fongang Founder of 3 Colours Rule & TLA Black Women In Tech who recently published ‘The Voices in the Shadow’ which showcases the journeys of 51 Black women in the UK who impacted the tech industry. Senior Recruiter for Facebook’s Global Marketing Solutions, Rochana Jackson will be joined by Facebook employee Opeyemi Sofoluke and her co-author Raphael Sofoluke to discuss ‘Twice as Hard’, a book on navigating black stereotypes.

This will be a virtual event, with an opportunity for the audience to partake in LIVE Q&A.

Speakers

Opeyemi Sofoluke

Lead Regional Diversity and Inclusion Program Manager at Facebook

Raphael Sofoluke

Entrepreneur and Founder of the UK Black Business Show and the UK Black Business Week

Flavilla Fongang

Founder of 3 Colours Rule & TLA Black Women In Tech

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