Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Cultivating Confidence for Creatives


Date: Friday 2nd March 2018
Time: 1pm
Location: Landmark Centre, Water Corporation, Lagos

Research studies have revealed that creative professions are prone to depression and various other mental conditions at a higher rate than the general population. The purpose of this talk is share how to deal with the highs and lows of being a creative professional and how to cultivate confidence in your career and work. 


Panelist

Moses Ida-Michaels
AVAILSYS
Director

Moses Ida-Michaels is a Director/co-owner of Availsys Limited. He has specialisms in tech sales covering Internet access, collaboration, cloud and industrial automation. He blends these with a passion for mental health and wellness in the workplace.

Moses trained at the Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Robert Gordon University and the University of Jos. He studied international law, diplomacy, business, oil and gas management and philosophy.


He is also an experienced counsellor, inspirational speaker, writer and co-pastor @thetribelagos

Oyinda Fakeye 

Creative Entrepreneur & Mindfulness Expert

Oyindamola Fakeye is a creative entrepreneur and mindfulness expert. In 2014 she started Sound Mind Africa as a platform to connect users and mental health professionals, provide holistic health promotion in the area of mental and emotional wellbeing and create advocacy around mental illness. In 2017 Fakeye partner with Kairos Krunch to provide integrated health solutions for improving productivity and achieving wellbeing. She holds a Bsc in Nutritional Biochemistry and diploma's in both Mindfulness and Mindful Mental Health. 


Fakeye has facilitated various Art and Health projects and is also the co-founder and director of VAN Lagos, a new media arts organisation based in Nigeria.

Sharon Ojong
D.E.E.V.A.S

Creative Communications Director

I am a Creative Communication Specialist with over a decade of experience in the African fashion industry, with my focus on inspiring and empowering challenger brands to think bigger, by sharing knowledge and lifestyle across multimedia platforms.


You can ask me anything on how to get involved and explore different self-empowering ways to start and build a profitable career in the fashion industry.

Victor Ugo

Founder/President
MENTALLY AWARE NIGERIA INITIATIVE

A Medical Doctor, a Mental Health Advocate and the Founder of Mentally Aware Nigeria Initiative, a non-governmental nonprofit working to improve on the dire state of mental health and access to care for the mentally ill in Nigeria.

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