Virtual Careers Talks (22nd-26th June 2020)

22 Jun 2020

Mon 22nd June 10am


Zoe Irwin , Creative Director, John Frieda

The Independent calls her “the Stella McCartney of hairdressing” Her innovative styling menu using Liberty prints caused a beauty blogger meltdown two summers ago… And such is her industry kudos that hairdressing multi-millionaire John Frieda asked her to join his salon group as creative director. Join us as Zoe Irwin discusses all things hairdressing and creativity, sharing insights into her career, life lessons and advice with students from 11-18years.


Mon 22nd June 2pm


Armando Iannucci, Oscar-nominated Writer & Director

Oscar nominated writer, director and producer Armando Iannucci will be speaking to SFS and young people across the UK about his career in comedy on film, TV and radio and answering your questions!


Tues 23rd June 10am


Richard Waterworth, General Manager, UK & EU, TikTok

Rich Waterworth will be joining SFS and students across the UK to discuss his own career journey and to demystify TikTok and the work that takes place within the organisation!


Tues 23rd June 2pm


Tamara Holmgren, Engineer and Project Manager, BP

Join SFS and Tamara Holmgren, Engineer and Project Manager at BP on International Women in Engineering Day for an interview that will focus on STEM careers and Tamara's career journey to date.


Thurs 25th June 2pm


In collaboration with Penguin Talks: Big Narstie & Ciaran Thapar    

How to believe in yourself

British MC, rapper, TV presenter and author of How to be Narstie, Big Narstie, joins youth worker and freelance writer, Ciaran Thapar, to discuss the importance of living your own life and believing in yourself.

Fri 26th June 10am



James Worrall, Founder, Leaders in Sport

Join us as James Worrall shares life lessons and top tips from leaders in sport.



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