Latest from Venn Group - October 2020

  • Personal perspectives on BHM2020: Jim Green

    Posted on Thursday, October 29, 2020 by Elly HannaNo comments

    1.Tell me a bit about yourself, and your background. I am of mixed heritage; my Mum was a nurse in Uganda where she met my Dad who was out there doing some work on the healthcare side. From there they were thinking ‘where do we want to start our life’ and the answer was the UK. They moved to England together and my brother and I were born in Bristol. I'm someone who loves their hometown. I think ...

  • Personal perspectives on BHM2020: Justin Dankyi

    Posted on Thursday, October 22, 2020 by Elly HannaNo comments

    1. Tell me a bit about yourself, and your background. Both of my parents are from Ghana my dad first came to the UK in the 70s and my mum in the 80s. They met over here and when they got married moved to Hounslow to raise a family and I have lived there my whole life. We have quite a few relatives that live in London, so we are able to do family get-togethers and keep up traditions. Having said ...

  • Personal perspectives on BHM2020: Ken Kittoe

    Posted on Thursday, October 15, 2020 by Elly Hanna1 comment

    1. Tell me a bit about yourself and your background. I’m a proud East Londoner who is British born of Ghanaian heritage. My parents emigrated from Ghana to the UK in the 80’s when they were 23 and 24, they were childhood sweethearts and moved across for a better life in the UK. I’ve lived in East London all of my life and didn’t leave until I was18, when I went to university in Hertfordshire. 2. ...

  • Personal perspectives on BHM2020: Chloe Doger de Speville

    Posted on Thursday, October 8, 2020 by Elly HannaNo comments

    To celebrate black history we asked some of our community about their personal perspective and what BHM means to them. The first in this series is Chloe Doger de Speville. 1. Tell me a bit about you and your background I was born in the Seychelles and moved to London when I was six. Being dual heritage can mean you are never really part of one side, and sometimes when I say, “I’m black,” I get a ...

  • Interview Techniques Webinar

    Posted on Thursday, October 8, 2020 by Elly HannaNo comments

    If you are a Southwark resident and would value support on how to navigate interviewing in 2020 please join our experts Jade Gorrod and Nicola Gradon for their interview techniques webinar held in partnership with Southwark Works and Comensura We are hosting this event on 21st October on Zoom from 10:30 -11:30 am. Our experienced consultants will enable you to get the best out of every ...

  • Ken Kittoe elected Executive D&I Ambassador

    Posted on Friday, October 2, 2020 by Elly HannaNo comments

    We are delighted to announce the appointment of Ken Kittoe as the elected Executive Ambassador of our D&I ambassador group. This position is pivotal to ensure we create lasting and sustainable change and maintain the current momentum we are achieving under the guiding hand of Avenir, our D&I partner. Avtar Singh, our board D&I sponsor, stated “It was a clear decision across the ambassador group ...