June Sarpong OBE

June Sarpong OBE

June Sarpong OBE is an award-winning author, TV Presenter and Director of Creative Diversity at the BBC.

She has enjoyed a career spanning over 20 years, in which she has become one of the most recognisable faces on British television. She began her career at Kiss 100 before moving on to MTV UK & Ireland and T4 where she interviewed the then British Prime Minister, Tony Blair.

She has hosted events such as the 2005 Make Poverty History event, the MOBO awards on several occasions, presented at the UK leg of Live Earth in 2007 and hosted Nelson Mandela’s 90th birthday celebrations in front of 30,000 people in London’s Hyde Park in 2008. June has interviewed some of the world’s biggest names including HRH Prince Charles, Bill Clinton, Al Gore and George Clooney.

From human rights to feminism to workplace discrimination, June’s pioneering influence has sent positive ripples throughout British business, politics and society. She has spoken at a number of high-profile events – including the DNA Summit – to share her unique understanding of inclusion and diversity.

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We absolutely loved the session with June Sarpong…June was powerful in her storytelling and very honest in sharing her thoughts around inclusion, bias and allyship.
Ash, Co-Op 

It was a great event, I really enjoyed June’s take on unconscious bias and allyship in particular the practical things everyone can do to challenge themselves.
Denise, Co-Op

So glad I managed to join this event, June’s storytelling was amazing and such an insightful and engaging session.
Kerry, Co-Op

Her message on diversity, equality and inclusion was on point, her storytelling was engaging and thought-provoking – what a great guest speaker and interviewee.
Liz, Stephenson Harwood LLP 

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