The Diversity Hub

18 Jun 2024

 / 6:30pm to 8:00pm
 / Free
68-80 Hanbury Street
E1 5JL
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Come join us at Second Home Spitalfields for an evening filled with celebrating and embracing diversity. This event is all about bringing people together from the non-binary community, exploring different backgrounds, cultures, and experiences to share, learn, and connect.

Whether you’re interested in networking, learning from inspiring speakers, or simply enjoying the vibrant atmosphere, The Diversity Hub has something for everyone. Join us for an evening of inclusivity, empowerment, and community.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to be a part of a movement towards a more diverse and inclusive world. See you there!

Our Panelists

Katya Veleva

Katya is a cross-industry Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) leader with a career that started in construction and architecture. With a robust background, Katya’s journey has seamlessly intertwined learning design, architectural practice, and EDI consultancy. Katya is an EMCC Senior Practitioner accredited leadership coach, passionately dedicated to fostering inclusive environments. Their impactful work empowers individuals and organisations to embrace diversity and equity, facilitating collaboration and innovation.

Katya’s career has seen remarkable achievements, from designing national and international mentoring programs to supporting industry giants like Grimahsw Architects, Google, Universal Music, SCJohnson and more. Their expertise extends from healthcare design and building information modelling to leadership development, learning design and Inclusion strategy. Recognised as an award-winning learning provider, Katya’s influence resonates globally, from addressing audiences at AU Las Vegas to being named one of the top 4 Construction Role Models at UK Construction Week.

In every endeavour, Katya’s commitment to creating spaces that embrace authenticity and celebrate diversity shines through, making them an invaluable voice in shaping inclusive workplaces and communities.

Buitumelo Kotekwa

Buitumelo is an Artist, Poet and Storyteller. They’re africanfuturist and their practice through sound and words focuses on the unravelling and reconstruction of our worlds centering the Global South Majority.

In 2019 they became a member of Black Fly, a queer sexual health zine and art collective. They began to host workshops and performances in galleries.

Buitumelo, currently hosts a regular poetry open mic night in East London called Pagesixtyfive, a poetry night for the chaotically inclined to seek and be a balm. Plans are in motion to publish more long form written and audio work in 2024