Starting from Scratch: with the founders of Black Girl Fest

Starting from Scratch: with the founders of Black Girl Fest

Fri 15 February 2019 16:00-18:00 - Goldsmiths Library Ground Floor

A conversation between Nicole and Paula, founders of Black Girl Fest. They'll talk about their individual career paths with its highs and lows, and how they were able to bring their specific strengths together in order to create the first festival of its kind for Black British women and girls. An hours discussion, with additional time to network.


Speaker Bio

Nicole Crentsil (she/her) and Paula Akpan (she/her) are the Founding Directors of Black Girl Fest.

Nicole Crentsil is a London-based Ghanaian born curator, cultural researcher, public speaker and arts producer. She’s the founder of Unmasked Women a TEDx speaker, host and freelance project manager and digital consultant.

Paula Akpan is a London-based journalist and speaker. She is the co-founder of the "I'm Tired" Project, an award-winning photography campaign and international workshop programme.


Twitter:  @nkrystal, @paulaakpan

Instagram:  @nkrystal_ @paulaakpan


Sessions are open to all and children are welcome. Please register your interest here.

To inquire about travel costs or childcare costs being covered, email for more details.

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