Sophia Aluko to speak at Macfarlanes for their Black History Month Special

On the 24thof October, Sophia Aluko will be one of six featured speakers at Generation Success’ Black History Month Special hosted by MacFarlanes.

Sophia Aluko is the Head of Service Management for the Transitions Management Office at Barclays based in London.

She is responsible for overseeing the services Barclays provides to divested businesses in Africa and Europe.

Since joining Barclays in 2008 Sophia has held various senior roles in Finance, COO and Businesses in the UK and South Africa.

At the Black History Month Special, Sophia will be speaking about her career journey; how she entered her field, her career defining moments and what challenges she has faced.

When asked why she wanted to take part in this event she said “The mission of Generation Success resonates with me and is in line with my passion.”

By highlighting Sophia and her fellow speakers the event, who are all BAME industry leaders, Generation Success wants to break the glass ceiling to raise the aspirations of BAME youth.

Not only will the event include featured speakers, there will also be:

  • Speed Mentoring (Think ‘Speed Dating’, but for your career)
  • A Q&A session with the featured speakers
  • A Networking session

Generation Success is a social enterprise who works to advance social mobility and tackle the non educational barriers into the elite proffessions.

Generation Success conducts a monthly series of inspirational talks led by business leaders to empower BAME youth to achieve their career aspirations.

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