They explore education, work, dating, representation, money and health – life – in a talk illustrated with stories from their own lives, and from interviews with dozens of the most successful black women in Britain - including Amma Asante, Charlene White, Jamelia, Denise Lewis, Malorie Blackman and Dawn Butler MP.
Slay in Your Lane recognises and celebrates the strides black women have already made, while providing practical advice and inspiration for those who want to do the same and forge a better, visible future.
Yomi Adegoke is an award-winning journalist and senior writer at The Pool. She writes about race, feminism, popular culture and how they intersect, as well as class and politics. In 2013 she founded Birthday Magazine, a publication aimed at black teenage girls and this year was listed as one of the 200 women redefining the creative industry by The Dots.
Elizabeth Uviebinené is a Marketing Manager at a leading global brand. She graduated from Warwick University in 2013 with a politics and international relations degree and specialises in creating marketing campaigns that are both culturally progressive and commercially impactful.