Black female entrepreneur scheme moves into Islington schools

PUBLISHED: 10:55 17 May 2011

Octavia Goredema

Octavia Goredema


An award-winning Islington-based social enterprise is inviting school pupils to get up close and personal with leading black female business role models.

The Twenty Ten Club, is launching its Interview an Entrepreneur programme for the 2011-2012 academic year.

The club was set up by Octavia Goredema, from John Spencer Square, Canonbury, to connect, inspire and support black female entrepreneurs and the enterprising women of the future.

The latest scheme will allow students to take over the reins of the Twenty Ten Club website and to nominate pupils to conduct interviews with people they admire.

Ms Goredema, managing director of the Twenty Ten Club, said: “Over the past year the Twenty Ten Club has interviewed over 50 inspiring Black female entrepreneurs and we’re thrilled to provide the opportunity for school students to ask the burning questions they would love to pose. We are proud to champion the success stories of black female business role models and we are excited to welcome our new guest editors on board.”

- To find out more please contact the Twenty Ten Club office on 0207 193 4615 or email

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