Show 38: Black Powerlist 2022; Tackling the Digital Divide & Being An Overnight Success

Oct 17, 2021 | 2021 Shows | 0 comments

The 2022 Black Powerlist is out now. It’s a list of 100 of Britain’s most powerful and influential black people. It’s been going since 2007. This year it includes, footballer, […]

The 2022 Black Powerlist is out now. It’s a list of 100 of Britain’s most powerful and influential black people. It’s been going since 2007.

Tevin Tobun, CEO of GV Group

This year it includes, footballer, Marcus Rashford and actress, Michaela Coel. Hear from CEO, Tevin Tobun who’s been on the list 4 times. (56m)

The list has also inspired this week’s entrepreneur case study; Jacky Wright. She is the Chief Digital Officer and Corporate Vice President at Microsoft US and she tops the Black Powerlist this year. So we learn more about how in leaving Britain, she became our most influential black person. (1h,13m)

Jacky Wright, Top on Black Powerlist 2022

Lord Simon Woolley is also listed in this year’s top 10 of the Black Powerlist. So, for this week’s Black History Month celebration of living Black British Heroes, we are looking at his career and how he has made life different for us Black Brits. (29m)

Learning digital skills is now considered to be as important as reading and writing skills. However, high numbers of children are missing out on these vital skills and lack of access to the right digital equipment. It’s all been documented in a report which provides insight into the Digital Divide. Hear from Tommy McDade from Barnardo’s and Emma Reynolds from Vodafone UK to learn more about what’s being done to tackle the problem. (44m)

And, ever wondered how you can become an overnight success? Well, Merisha will give you some insight into what could help you to make it big! (1h,24m)

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Merisha Stevenson

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Great program and lots of tips financially- always enjoy your programs- making money sounds fun.

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