In Conversation with June Sarpong MBE

Broadcaster and author June Sarpong will be talking at an exclusive evening for the London Press Club on Thursday, 16th November. She will be interviewed by BBC journalist and Press Club Director, Samantha Simmonds.

CLICK HERE to book your seat for the latest in the series of London Press Club “In Conversation…Q&A” events at the Grange Tower Bridge Hotel, 45 Prescot Street, London E18GP. A drinks reception will begin at 6.30pm before the Q&A at 7pm. There will then be a discussion on diversity in the media followed by networking over drinks. This is a FREE event.

June Sarpong is a TV personality who is a campaigner and co-founder of Women, Inspiration & Enterprise. She will be talking about her hard-hitting book Diversify that has just been published.

In this fierce, empowering call to arms, June Sarpong MBE puts the spotlight on groups who are often marginalised in our society, including women, those living with disabilities, and the LGBTQ community.

Drawing on new case studies – from shared parental leave, to flexible teaching methods, to communal living for pensioners and students – and with never-before published research from Oxford University, Diversify is an fierce and empowering guide to navigating a new way.

June Sarpong has in addition to twenty years of television work hosted a wealth of events, including Make Poverty History in London’s Trafalgar Square and Nelson Mandela’s 90th Birthday celebrations alongside Will Smith in London’s Hyde Park. June has worked extensively with HRH Prince Charles for ten years as an ambassador for his charity the Prince’s Trust. She is the co-founder of WIE UK (Women: Inspiration & Enterprise) and, in 2007, was awarded an MBE for services to broadcasting and charity.June was a board member of Stronger IN, the official campaign to keep Britain in the EU, and is now a board member of the pro EU think tank Open Britain. She is co-host of The Pledge, Sky News’ flagship weekly political discussion show.

Richard Dymond

Honorary Treasurer and Director of the London Press Club and the London Press Club Ball.

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