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Vanessa Sanyauke

 Vanessa Sanyauke

Vanessa Sanyauke is the Founder and CEO of Girls Talk London, an organisation that connects young girls and women with senior women and men in various professions through informal events, programmes, an interactive website and online TV channel.

Vanessa has over 8 years' experience in the financial services and charity sector in a number of roles helping FTSE 100 businesses with corporate social responsibility, gender, and youth consulting. She is a regular speaker on leadership, gender and corporate social responsibility and has spoken at UN Women UK, St. Paul's Cathedral, Google UK, City Hall, Inside Government, Institute of Directors, Imperial College and The Southbank Centre.

The 9th March 2015 issue of Look Magazine featured Vanessa as one of the most inspiring women in the UK and in June 2015 She was named as one of 67 Changemakers in the UK at The Southbank Centre as part of their annual Festival of Love. During the same month she was also invited to become a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

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