Dream Nation 2017

Personal Development Designed For The 21st Century.

Join Dream Nation for our annual conference: #DreamNation2017, previously known as “I Have A Dream”. Learn from the stories and experiences of successful women and men from a variety of industries while also building your network with like-minded individuals.

Like everything we do, this event is designed to equip and empower you on your journey to becoming a Practical Dreamer.

The Dream Nation team will also be publicly sharing our new plans for the future of our company.

Details
  • Date: 08.09.17
  • Time: 6:30pm – 10:30pm
  • Price: Free
Address:
Google, 1-13 St Giles High St,
London, WC2H 8LG
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Topics & Event Focuses

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Emotional Intelligence

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Productivity

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Financial Literacy

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Networking

Christine Ohuruogu, MBE

Olympic, World and Common Wealth Champion.

Christine is an international athlete specialising in the 400 metres.  She is a former Olympic, World, and Commonwealth champion, and holds the British 400m record.

Christine is among Great Britain’s most decorated athletes (11 global medals) and shares Usain Bolt and Merlene Ottey’s record for medalling in the most successive global championships.

Anne Boden

CEO and founder of Starling Bank.

Three decades ago, Anne Boden pioneered the UK’s first same-day payment service and in the process transformed the future of electronic money. Today, that revolutionary zeal continues to inform her work at Starling Bank, the mobile-only current account app she launched earlier this year.

Recently recognised as one of the Global Power Women in FinTech, Anne’s worked at a senior leadership level across some of the world’s best-known financial heavyweights, among them Lloyds and Royal Bank of Scotland. It was during her tenure as CEO of Allied Irish Banks, however, that she began to explore the exciting potential of financial technology for transforming customer’s everyday lives.

At heart a tech startup with a banking licence, Starling is a challenger bank built on a foundation of disruptive emerging technology, working to take on traditional legacy banks and help people to develop a healthier relationship with their money.

Anne Boden

CEO and founder of Starling Bank.

Three decades ago, Anne Boden pioneered the UK’s first same-day payment service and in the process transformed the future of electronic money. Today, that revolutionary zeal continues to inform her work at Starling Bank, the mobile-only current account app she launched earlier this year.

Recently recognised as one of the Global Power Women in FinTech, Anne’s worked at a senior leadership level across some of the world’s best-known financial heavyweights, among them Lloyds and Royal Bank of Scotland. It was during her tenure as CEO of Allied Irish Banks, however, that she began to explore the exciting potential of financial technology for transforming customer’s everyday lives.

At heart a tech startup with a banking licence, Starling is a challenger bank built on a foundation of disruptive emerging technology, working to take on traditional legacy banks and help people to develop a healthier relationship with their money.

David McQueen

International speaker, Coach and Board Member/Advisor.

Managing Director of Narratively, a communications company. He does this through delivering keynote speeches, coaching and creating content through his podcast and blog.

His past clients include Virgin Media, Sainsbury’s, Barclaycard, HSBC, RBS, BP, Cisco, Morgan Stanley, JP Morgan, BBC and many more.

awestruck.

Michelle Pamisa Writer

@DreamNationHQ Wanted to say thank you for yesterday. Above and beyond what I expected and will be back next year!

@consolata_jw

I went to @DreamNationHQ's #IHaveADream15 and I loved it.

@AyshBanayshDigital Marketing Professional

I cannot even express how #IHaveADream15 made me feel tonight.

@ChristinaaHoneyFashion Entreprenur

"Blown away" are the words. Totally floored by the mad talent in this room tonight.

@AdonaisDaughter

A massive thank you to @DreamNationHQ for an insightful, encouraging & challenging evening.

@yo_tele Creative

Such a great night!

@SarahOlu_Public Sector Professional

Had an amazing time at @DreamNationHQ #IHaveaDream2016, so impactful!

@rikkiannemarieCreative

I had the MOST amazing time tonight at #IHaveADream2016 thank you @DreamNationHQ for inspiring me tonight! Looking forward to more events

LolaOyegunleCo-host of Chatterbox Podcast

Shout out to @DreamNationHQ 🎉 y'all put on a fab event, the networking was awesome haha 😄

@DavidAbionaNeotrapsoul rapper

Met and spoke with some great individuals last night

@ruthbaid Philanthropist

@DreamNationHQ thanks for such an awesome night. What a great event.

Lor_AndrewsArtist Management

Q&A Panel

William Adoasi

CEO and Founder of Vitae London.

William founded one of the UK’s fastest growing luxury watch brands – Vitae London – after leaving his City consulting job. Not only does Vitae London produce beautiful time pieces, but for each watch sold a portion of the profits are used to help provide school supplies for children across the African continent.

To date, William has helped over 1,000 children. As Vitae continues to grow, even more young lives will be impacted.

William Adoasi

CEO and Founder of Vitae London.

William founded one of the UK’s fastest growing luxury watch brands – Vitae London – after leaving his City consulting job. Not only does Vitae London produce beautiful time pieces, but for each watch sold a portion of the profits are used to help provide school supplies for children across the African continent.

To date, William has helped over 1,000 children. As Vitae continues to grow, even more young lives will be impacted.

Kirsty Macdonald

Associate at JamJar Investments.

Kirsty joined JamJar Investment firm in 2015 after working in marketing at Unilever. Kirsty holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Oxford and LSE respectively and plays an active role within the UK entrepreneurial community through her work with Diversity.VC, and as a mentor for the Entrepreneurial Refugee Network.

JamJar Investments was created by the founders of Innocent Smoothies after their brand was sold to Coca-Cola for more than $500m. JamJar was created to give the next generation of entrepreneurs the same chance they were given.

Mete Coban

Chief Executive of My Life My Say & Councillor for Stoke Newington

Mete is a former Arsenal and Southampton Scout turned Social Entrepreneur and Councillor for Stoke Newington.

Mete created My Life My Say (MLMS) in 2016 as a nonpartisan, youth-led movement on a mission to help secure the best possible deal for young people after Brexit – as young people will be the ones to live the longest with decisions made during the Brexit process.

Mete Coban

Chief Executive of My Life My Say & Councillor for Stoke Newington

Mete is a former Arsenal and Southampton Scout turned Social Entrepreneur and Councillor for Stoke Newington.

Mete created My Life My Say (MLMS) in 2016 as a nonpartisan, youth-led movement on a mission to help secure the best possible deal for young people after Brexit – as young people will be the ones to live the longest with decisions made during the Brexit process.

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