Social Media Day Italy + Digital Innovation Days 2018
Oct
18
to Oct 20

Social Media Day Italy + Digital Innovation Days 2018

Social Media Day Italy + Digital Innovation Days is one of the most prestigious marketing events in and most twitted one in Italy in 2017. This year, it will take place at IULM University in Milan and there will be over 100 incredible speakers, with whom we will have the honour to share the stage with as we have been invited to talk about our work so far and our mission. Our founder Maria Chiara Franco will be interviewed by Eleonora Rocca, founder of this event that this year will count almost 1,500 attendees. For more information and tickets with special discounts email us at info@unictalks.org

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Jamala Osman welcomes back students
Sep
21
10:00 AM10:00

Jamala Osman welcomes back students

Our speaker Jamala Osman, a 24-year-old social entrepreneur and former Bank Manager at Barclays UK will welcome back students of second and third year at the University of Roehampton. She was one of the youngest ever bank managers in the country and was tasked with running her first branch at the age of 21. She will share her story to start the year with inspiration and motivation.

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Becoming a Leader
May
17
5:30 PM17:30

Becoming a Leader

Jacqueline Wedube Onalo is an award-winning lawyer and leadership trainer. She is a barrister and solicitor of England and Wales as well as an advocate of the Supreme Court of Kenya. She is a Fellow of  the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA). Award -Winning Leadership trainer and acclaimed international speaker, she will share her knowledge and talk us through how to become a leader.

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Everyone can lead (Individuality)
May
16
5:30 PM17:30

Everyone can lead (Individuality)

Dhillan Bhardwaj, set up Ratchet Clothing when he was just 16 and turned over a million pounds in the first year. 

The brand that started off in Dhillan father's garage has now seen the likes of many celebrities among whom Miley Cyrus, Zara Larsson, Azalea Banks, Drake and Taylor Swift. The latest celebrity bespoke t-shirt was made for the pop mega star Rihanna.

Through this talk Dhillan will share his experience and how remaining true to himself and his individuality helped him in his way to success..

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Amy Hanson - Why we need great leaders to tackle plastic pollution
May
15
5:30 PM17:30

Amy Hanson - Why we need great leaders to tackle plastic pollution

Amy is the founder and CEO of Small Steps Project , a charity delivering shoe and emergency aid distribution to children and communities living on rubbish dumps. The charity helps children take a step off the dump and into education and fundraise through The Celebrity Shoe Auction every year.  This has seen support of celebrities such Ed Sheeran, Emma Watson and Katy Perry.

Amy also directs and produces documentaries to create awareness about and campaign against the unacceptable  onditions of the children living in rubbish dumps. 

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Leading through setbacks (confidence and resilience)
May
14
5:30 PM17:30

Leading through setbacks (confidence and resilience)

After facing a disease called Cushing’s, caused by a tumour on the pituitary gland, putting her body into a life-threatening state, Kiko set up herself the challenge of becoming the the fastest woman to solo row the Atlantic East to West and she did it! In just less the 50 days she rowed the Atlantic Ocean, beating the previous World Record by almost a week. Who better than her can talk us through building confidence and resilience? 

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Will Amlot - From David Attenborough to conservation: A journey of a photographer
May
2
6:00 PM18:00

Will Amlot - From David Attenborough to conservation: A journey of a photographer

Will Amlot is an award-winning professional photographer whom career spans over 20 years. During this time he has developed a reputation for creating striking images featured in The Sunday Times, The Independent, The Guardian and Creative Review. He has photographed a host of celebrities including Nelson Mandela, David Attenborough, Tracey Emin and Amanda Holden.

His commissions, have taken him from the depths of snow-capped Siberia to the golden sand dunes of Tunisia. From photographing an elephant afraid of the lighting, to shooting 52 metres above ground from Nelson’s column, Will has an enviable and striking portfolio of work gleaned from a huge diversity of people and places.

Don't miss out his talk about this incredible career journey - Networking time at the end of the event!

Tickets available here 

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The Inclusion Convention
Mar
22
9:00 AM09:00

The Inclusion Convention

UnicTalks contributed at the organisation of The Inclusion Convention that took place on the 22nd of March at The Telegraph HQ.

Jacqueline Onalo FRSA, Dr Shola Mos Shogbamimu and Gulrukh Khan Featuring Baroness led the Convention who hosted guests including the Managing Director Digital at The Telegraph, Dora Michail; Dilm Director SarahGavron; Award Winning Journalist Jennifer Nadel and many more.

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Start from where you are
Mar
9
12:45 PM12:45

Start from where you are

The 3rd Annual Conference of the URBS (University of Roehampton Business Society) presenting an incredible lineup with keynote speaker David Sanger, founder of Rollover and ScentAir UK, and Jacqueline Onalo FRSA, leadership mentor, solicitor and founder of JOLT.

The theme of ‘Starting From Where You Are’  aims to inspire those that attend to become more proactive in reaching their goals - online brochure available here.

It's open to all students and staff - no need to be a society member to come along. It is ticketed for non-members, but with some great food, fantastic speakers and only a £3 entry fee at the door. Previous conferences won the coveted society Event of the Year award twice in a row, so this is not to be missed. Tickets available here.

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