School of Business

Black Excellence

The ULSB Black Excellence (UBE) group tackles the awarding, attainment and satisfaction gaps of Black students at the School of Business.

Forthcoming UBE events

Finding the Synergies - A conversation with Leila Thomas FRSA, CEO of Urban Synergy

When: Wednesday 9 March 2022, 17:30 - 19:30

Where: Brookfield, School of Business

Register online to attend this free event

In celebration of International Women's Day UBE are proud to welcome Leila Thomas, CEO of Urban Synergy to the School of Business.  Leila will be in conversation with our own Dr Cristina Fona sharing her experiences and challenges as an entrepreneurial Black woman in the UK.

Leila has a long career in technology project management and uses her experiences to inspire young people into STEM careers. In addition she has won numerous awards including, most recently: The National Black Crown Prosecution Association (NBCPA) 'Profile in Courage Award'.

Black Excellence Symposium - Black Excellence: Shaping an inclusive and sustainable future

When: Wednesday 23 March 2022, 12:00 - 17:30

Where: Brookfield, School of Business

Find out more about our inaugural symposium including details of how to register

Find out more about UBE

Email us on ulsb.blackexcellence@le.ac.uk and follow us on LinkedIn

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