Three black British business women; Katrina Emmanuel (Mane Divas), Merissa Hylton (Sankofa Creative Co.) and Belinda Raji (BEUNIQUE Hair Care), have united to form a unique business collective called Ujima, to host the first annual HairStories Event. Ujima is a representation of their organizational ethos, is guided by the Kwanzaa principle of collective work and shared responsibility.
Coinciding with Black History Month, HairStories takes place on Saturday 29th October 2016 at the City of Westminster College, London. By educating, entertaining and informing delegates, HairStories is not just an event, it is culturally immersive experience which will celebrate Black British culture and entrepreneurial spirit that has been the backbone of African-Caribbean communities in the UK.
Things to look forward to at HairStories
- Shopping arena with vendors
- Pop up Braid Bar hosted by Mane Diva’s with guest hairstylists
- Empowerment workshop to be delivered by Vicki Igbokwe, Creative Director and founder of Uchenna Dance and Empowerment Specialist
- Artist and illustrator Merissa Hylton (Sankofa Creative Co.) will be encouraging children to express themselves whilst learning about positive roles models through the use of her colouring books.
- And so much more!
HairStories will be an unmissable event on the Black History Month calendar, an empowering celebration that will make history in its own way!
Tickets : www.hairstories2016.
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