Elevate Essex Forum I - EBS BAME Employability Workshop

This is the first day of the 2 day Elevate Essex Forum - EBS BAME Employability Workshop

  • Wed 16 Mar 22

    14:00 - 16:00

  • Online

    Register now on CareerHub

  • Event type

    Lectures, talks and seminars
    Elevate Essex Forum

  • Event organiser

    Essex Business School

  • Contact details

    Dr Joshua Obeng-Nyarko

The aim of this workshop is to address the employability challenges faced by BAME and first-generation students and to create employable networks and connections for our BAME students.


This workshop will run on Wednesday 16 March 2022 as the first part of two workshops.

 See more details on the second part taking place on Wednesday 23 March 2022.

 About this workshop

The Essex Business School is committed to supporting all BAME and first-generation students in their journey towards successful careers.

Students have fantastic opportunities to hear from and interact with key recruiters, industry champions and successful alumni to help you to navigate your way through the employment process.

Join us at the 1st Elevate Essex Forum for a day filled with great key insights on how you can prepare yourself prior, during or after your education for the world of work!

Don’t miss out!


How to join this workshop

Please register your interest on CareerHub

This workshop will take place on Wednesday 16 March at 2pm - 4pm

Please see Forum II for details on part speakers.


Forum I workshop speakers

Philip Orumwense CBE

Philip is the Commercial Director and Chief Procurement Officer for Technology at the Crown Commercial Services with responsibility for Common Goods and Services across Technology and Digital Categories of spend and manages £9bn of annual technology and digital spend.

Across several categories including Cloud and Digital, Networks, Software Cyber and AI, Digital Futures, and Technology Products and Services across central government, public and third sector (charities and social enterprises) organisations across the UK.

Shuhul Bhat

Shuhul Bhat is a senior Consultant at FTI Consulting, a firm which is committed to the core values of embracing, cultivating, and maintaining a culture of diversity, inclusion & belonging.

In support of equality in the workplace, FTI have agreed to a pact that includes the following goals: leadership & culture, equity & retention, and hiring & recruiting.

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