The Motivational Photo Gallery
By portraying black and ethnic minority success stories from a range of professions, the “Motivational Photo Gallery” has been set up to provide new role models for young people from all backgrounds to aspire to. Each banner in the gallery shows a different individual who has provided a motivating quote, photo and biography – all of which appear on their individual stands.
- Bernard Aryeetey
- Bernie Aryeetey works for the Commission for Racial Equality as a Policy Officer, he is an avid footballer and also manages BELS as Chair of the Board of Trustees.
- Jennette Arnold
- London-wide Assembly Member, Jennette Arnold, is also a Member of London Regional Council of the Arts Council of England, a member of the Regional Arts Lottery Panel, a Trustee of the Sadler’s Wells Theatre Foundation and Chair of the Stephen Lawrence C
- Angelina Purcell MBE
- Angelina Purcell MBE is the Chief Executive of Croydon Chamber of Commerce and is the first black woman Chamber Chief Executive in the country.
- Rudolph Walker
- Arriving in England in the 1960s, Rudolph Walker built his career through many theatre productions throughout the West End. Currently playing the part of Patrick Trueman in EastEnders, Rudolph’s most popular appearance was through the 1970s sitcom Love
- Alpesh Patel
- Winner of the 2002 Asian Achievers Award, Alpesh Patel has founded various companies ranging from a Café Bar franchise to businesses in the investment sector. He has also worked on an Advisory level for the Government and Senior Executives. A qualified B
- Dame Karlene Davis MBE
- Born and raised in Jamaica, Dame Karlene Davis now provides professional leadership and trade union support for 95% of the 35,000 midwives as General Secretary at the Royal College of Midwives. After successfully undertaking nursing and midwifery training