Afua Hagan is a dynamic and impactful individual whose voice resonates across a diverse range of important topics. Her ability to engage, educate, and inspire has made her a recognized and respected figure in the realms of media, advocacy, and public speaking. With an extensive portfolio that spans many television appearances, keynote speeches, event hosting, and more, Afua Hagan has become a notable figure in discussions surrounding diversity, equality, and inclusion.
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Afua Hagan | Broadcast & Editorial
She regularly appears on major media platforms such as ITV, BBC, LBC, Times Radio, and talkRADIO, where she engages in discussions on a wide range of subjects. Her opinionated and provocative approach has made her a sought-after guest on shows like “This Morning,” “Good Morning Britain,” and “Jeremy Vine.”
Beyond her broadcasting career, Afua has a background in journalism and editorial work. She has held positions as the Editor-in-Chief for Glam Africa Magazine and Features Editor for Pride magazine. Her experiences in the media industry, along with her commitment to diversity and inclusion, have solidified her position as a respected advocate and speaker.
Afua Hagan’s influence extends to environmental advocacy, personal development, and navigating challenges such as those posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Her passion for the UK and international music scenes, particularly Afrobeats, is evident through her involvement in hosting music and entertainment shows.
Afua Hagan | Speaking Topics
Afua is known not only for her media appearances but also for her impactful keynote speeches and moderation roles, where she covers topics such as Unconscious Bias, Black Lives Matter, Gender Bias, Sustainability, and more…
Championing Diversity and Inclusion: As a prominent voice on diversity, Afua delves into the importance of inclusivity in various spheres. Through her insightful talks, she dismantles barriers, educates on the significance of representation, and challenges systemic biases. Her discussions on Unconscious Bias, Black Lives Matter, and Gender Bias are particularly enlightening, shedding light on societal issues that demand attention.
Sustainability and Environmental Advocacy: Afua extends her influence to discussions around Sustainability, the Environment, and Climate Change. With a commitment to shaping a more sustainable future, she highlights the urgency of environmental responsibility and the need for collective action. Her ability to blend passionate advocacy with concrete solutions makes her an impactful speaker in this crucial arena.
Empowerment and Personal Growth: Afua’s inspirational talks encompass a range of empowering themes. From Adversity and Resilience to Confidence and Self-Belief, she shares personal stories and insights that encourage individuals to overcome challenges and tap into their inherent strengths. Her messages of personal development resonate with audiences seeking to unlock their potential.
Navigating COVID-19 Challenges: In the wake of the global pandemic, Afua’s expertise extends to navigating COVID-19 challenges. Her ability to address the unique hurdles posed by the pandemic, both in personal and professional contexts, provides practical guidance and emotional support to individuals and organizations seeking resilience in uncertain times.
Music, Entertainment, Health, and Beauty: Afua’s multifaceted expertise also encompasses the realms of Music and Entertainment. Her deep connection to the UK and international music scenes, particularly Afrobeats, infuses her talks with a vibrant cultural perspective. Additionally, her insights into Health and Beauty reflect her well-rounded approach to holistic well-being.
Afua Hagan’s journey from a young journalism student to a powerful advocate for diversity and inclusion encapsulates her determination and impact. Her appearances on prominent media outlets, her thought-provoking speeches, and her commitment to empowering marginalized voices have solidified her position as a leading voice in British media. As Afua continues to shape discourse and champion inclusivity, her legacy remains an inspiring beacon for the ongoing pursuit of equality and understanding.
I just wanted to drop a quick note to say how fabulous Afua was. She really brought a fresh perspective, energy and positivity to the session.
Harprit Hockley, NHS England
Afua’s talk was great. The audience really appreciated her openness to share her experiences and we had some excellent questions. Afua answered them brilliantly.
Agatha Kennedy, WildBrain
Afua, it was brilliant to hear your stories and experiences and to learn and understand more about Black History. Thank you again. Your talk helped to open minds.
Rachel Power, Head of Internal Comms at IQ Student Accommodation
Afua, thank you so much again for taking the time to do the talk today. It was super useful for me in HR but also the whole team has been singing your praises on how great and insightful it was.
Very insightful and thought-provoking! Eye-opening, enlightening talk – thank you.
Afua’s stories and experiences come from the heart and really hit home – how we all have a responsibility around racial equality as everyone deserves to be who they are.
Caroline Thomas, Director of HR, B&Q
It’s rare that you come across such a standout talent as Afua. She often contributes to topics on shows across talkRADIO and has a reputation for being reliable, outspoken and a brilliant broadcaster. She has a thorough, eloquent and often feisty approach which is why she is so sought after. It’s always a pleasure to have her on the station.
Holly Keogh, Producer, talkRADIO
Afua is a passionate and energetic journalist who works tirelessly to give a voice to those who would otherwise not be heard. Her dedication to the cause of fair and impartial reporting is exemplary. Her burning desire for inequality and social injustice to be highlighted across the spectrum is extraordinary. And she has succeeded in getting all those issues heard on a wide range of platforms with her intelligent, well-informed and brilliantly articulated contributions. A wonderful colleague and an inspiration to us all.
Tom Fredericks, Programme Editor, ARISE News
Thank you for the inspiring talk with Inmarsat! As a first-generation British Indian, I was able to draw parallels to the experiences and challenges you faced and was truly inspired to hear how you overcome and face them.
Fiona D’Sa, Inmarsat