14th March, 2024 Black Founders Connect
As part of our ongoing commitment to supporting black founders, creating safe spaces and encouraging networking, we’ll be hosting Black Founders Connect Meetups on a quarterly basis as part of our commitment to empowering and cultivating a thriving, innovative ecosystem for black founders across Lincolnshire.
We’re excited to bring not 1 but 2 amazing speakers to inspire, embolden and delight you with their fascinating journeys to success!
Dumi Siwo – Creative Director and founder of Firmative, A Creative Content Agency working with the largest major record labels like Warner Music, Universal, Sony collaborating with over 150+ artists and brands like google, Samsung, Chivas Whiskey.
Dumi is a graduate from Lincoln University with a BA in Film, TV & Drama. Whilst studying at University of Lincoln, Dumi started his first business running a HipHop club night called LoveDough – becoming a recognised club brand in the nightlife across the UK. His passion for music whilst running the events and the creativity from University would lead him to combining both worlds in order to create a digital creative business Firmative, Now in it’s 7th year.
Catherine Nnamdi is a multi-award winning business consultant and certified executive coach. A seasoned international speaker, trainer and facilitator, Catherine is also passionate about coaching and immersive thought-leadership for global leaders.
Catherine holds a BA (Hons) in International Business and has completed an executive leadership program with Oxford University; she is currently pursuing her MBA at the University of Lincoln. Catherine is a qualified Corporate & Executive Coach, Project Manager and NLP Master Practitioner.
Catherine is the founder of the largest global network for Part-time Entrepreneurs and is excited to launch Black Business Lincolnshire. Catherine seeks to engage the UK government on initiatives to enhance entrepreneurial diversity. Her passion is to help people climb the ladder of personal and professional achievement by promoting excellence.
Black Business Lincolnshire
Black Business Lincs is a unique concept, providing a bespoke hub for Black entrepreneurs and executives in Lincolnshire. Creating spaces for personal and business development as well as networking and collaboration, Black Business Lincolnshire will ensure members are set up and supported to thrive in the region and beyond.
14.00 Arrival & Networking
14.30 Introductions & Speakers