Bernie Davies has introduced collectively folks from across the globe at a two-day feminine empowerment occasion in London
One in all Wales’s most high-profile black entrepreneurs has organised and hosted a particular occasion in London devoted to feminine empowerment. The 2-day occasion featured plenty of internationally famend contributors, and introduced collectively folks from throughout the UK, Commonwealth and US, culminating in a gathering on the Home of Lords.
Bernie Davies organised the two-day occasion, referred to as Girls Mastering Change, on the again of her profitable LinkedIn Stay month-to-month occasion ‘Your Method Empowerment Sequence’, launched in January 2022. This collection presents a platform for likeminded girls of any race, color or creed to share their story and encourage and encourage one another.
The London-based two-day occasion has constructed on this collection, bringing girls collectively to debate and debate their position in society. Davies’ collaborators on the collection Cody Gapare, an award-winning inventor, and Desiree Peterkin Bell, a double best-selling writer and seasoned public affairs and model strategist who has labored with two US Presidents, additionally joined Davies for the occasion.
The primary day of the in-person occasion was held on Monday, March 13, at Lancaster Gate and featured high-profile audio system together with entrepreneur, Maureen Mandipaza; Durdana Ansari OBE, Hon Captain of the Royal Navy; and Eula Clarke, an award-winning monetary companies skilled.
The speaker line-up over the 2 days additionally included the occasion’s headline sponsors, Stephanie Taylor & Nicky Taylor, licensed life coaches and Founders of Blow Up Your Life; Mercy Gilbert, chairman of the Conservative Occasion in Orpington for 5 years; Eula Clarke, retired Assistant VP of Barclays Financial institution, philanthropist and entrepreneur; and Girl Anne Welsh, CEO of Painless Universe.
The second day, held on Tuesday, March 14, was by invitation solely on the Home of Lords. This hosted over 80 visitors together with businesspeople, lecturers, authors, entrepreneurs, charity founders and ambassadors. Additionally in attendance had been a number of UK parliamentarians, together with Lord Qurban Hussain, a Liberal Democrat Life Peer and well-known advocate for the disenfranchised, who spoke on the occasion.
Amongst the cohort of attendees there have been many people from Davies’ house nation of Wales, with representatives of Welsh Universities, companies, public companies, charities, and housing associations, representing the principality within the coronary heart of the UK’s capital metropolis.
This included Professor Meena Upadhyaya from Cardiff College; Nia Roberts, Advisory Panel Member Public Companies Ombudsman for Wales; Gus Williams, CEO of Bevan and Buckland; and Nicola Merriman, Managing Director of Pembrokeshire-based Mojo Advertising and marketing – model sponsor of the occasion.
Different notable visitors included the Zimbabwean Deputy Ambassador, Elisha Karodza, together with different representatives from the Zimbabwean Embassy, and Andrew Martin from the Superior Manufacturing Analysis Centre.
The occasion’s host and organiser, Davies, has featured as a TEDx Speaker, is a bestselling writer, DEI Advisor, entrepreneur and certified lawyer. She has additionally beforehand spoken on the United Nations, the Home of Lords, Royal Society London and Excel Area. Throughout COVID, she launched Bernie Davies International, which helped companies and different entrepreneurs navigate the pitfalls of getting again to a brand new regular put up COVID-19.
Bernie Davies mentioned:
“I’m delighted to say that this two-day occasion has been an incredible success! It has been a pure development to have the ability to take the thought of my ‘Your Method Empowerment Sequence’ and host an occasion the place girls may meet face-to-face and educate and encourage one another. It was significantly great to carry it in a setting that displays the aspirations of dreaming massive and reaching for the issues, locations and folks that may make an actual distinction – globally.
“It was additionally incredible to have the ability to convey so many individuals from my house nation of Wales to the occasion on the Home of Lords. There have been representatives from nearly each facet of Welsh educational, public, enterprise, and cultural life – all superb ambassadors for the perfect of what Wales can provide, introduced proper into the guts of the UK Capital.
“With this two-day occasion we achieved an enormous quantity, with an action-packed agenda and a few unimaginable, inspirational particular person audio system. We hope this would be the first of many such occasions and we are able to develop the idea to encourage much more folks to attain their goals and objectives and fulfil their potential.”
Commenting on the occasion, Tarnya Coley, award-winning writer, mentioned:
“Each speaker spoke from the guts, encouraging us to embrace our distinctive items and proceed shining in our brilliance. It’s essential to do not forget that it’s about objective, not place. Now it’s time to take motion and use our items to make a distinction on the earth.”