BLACTICULATE (Black + Action + Articulate) was established in October 2015 with the aim of empowering and upskilling young UK Black individuals with essential knowledge and practical tools needed for professional success. Thus, it begs the question - how? We spotlight success stories from young UK Black professionals, across all industries, via our owned media channels. This includes a fortnightly podcast that has been featured on the homepage of Apple podcast US & UK (2015, 2016 & 2017), The Guardian, The Voice newspaper, to name but a few; Hosting and deliver mentoring, networking and skill-related workshops - to date, we have delivered over 5 workshops and worked with 50+ young people from diverse backgrounds; And finally, we consult on corporate ‘diversity and inclusivity’ initiatives, most notably assisting Google Campus' People of Colour (PoC) Tech community.
Ade Bamgbala, has over 9 years experience as a marketing professional specialising in SEO (Local; Global; On-Page) and digital-skills training for small-medium business. Over the last two years, as the lead digital trainer for Google's Digital Garage project - a free online/offline training platform to help individuals grow their business, career or confidence, online - Ade has trained over 45,000 individuals, spoken at 75 events across 30 cities and town in the UK (this includes, Wales, Scotland and Ireland). Furthermore, Ade has worked with start-ups, small and big companies, within the EMEA markets, for companies like the United Nations, Google, DIT, Natwest (to name but a few) building on a reputation for being a charismatic and very resourceful marketer with a hands-on attitude in delivery projects to objective, within budget and time.
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