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Speakers for Schools - Live Links

Next week, your students will be able to hear from today’s leading figures, including: 

  • Tuesday 12th May 2pm Josie Rourke Film and Theatre Director

Josie will share her own journey within the creative industries, in particular film and theatre and director roles. Focusing on the challenges she faces, the joy she feels from her career and what she'd like her younger self to know. 

  • Wednesday 13th May 10am Lady Nicola Mendelsohn Vice President for EMEA, Facebook

Lady Nicola Mendelsohn will be joining SFS to discuss how she got to work at Facebook and her top tips for career success for young people. 

  • Wednesday 13th May 2pm Sereena Abbassi Worldwide Head of Culture & Inclusion, M&C Saatchi

Sereena's talk will focus on her journey of overcoming barriers and obstacles to get to where she is today. This talk will also share some helpful tips on how to get you name out there and build a career that you love.

  • Thursday 14th May 10am Ed Couchman, General Manager, SNAP Inc (Snapchat)

This session will focus on Ed's own story, what advice he would share with his younger self and how social media / technology might change in the future.

How to access VTalks

No logins are required and all attendees can stream the talks without downloading Microsoft Teams. Links should be opened in a browser that is not Internet Explorer.

Students can view by clicking WATCH LIVE TALK HERE and then clicking ‘Watch on web instead’ and sign in anonymously. The speakers will appear at the set times e.g. 10am and 2pm.

If you would like more information about how to access VTalks, please see our Schools Guide. 

You can now access previous talks on our Video Library.

From all of us at Speakers for Schools, we hope you and your students enjoy the virtual talks programme!

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