Annalisa Toccara AKA. Our Mel
October 26, 8:30am - 10:00am UTC. Hosted at a-ten
part of a series on Honesty
About the speaker
Annalisa Toccara is a freelance journalist, marketer and digital strategist specialising in campaigns. Having graduated with honours from The University of Wales, she has a wide range of industry experience (B2B & B2C) in event management, marketing communications and brand identity.
In 2011, she wrote and self-published, her debut book Lipstick: A Woman’s Best Form of Defence and in 2016, she founded a leading social enterprise Our Mel link dedicated to exploring cultural identity, history and talent.
In 2017, she launched Sheffield’s first Black History Month Festival, an annual month-long arts and cultural celebration in October and she has hosted a number of community events. She also became Vice-Chair of the BAMER hub, Sheffield Equality Hub Network.
Annalisa was honoured to receive a Women’s Centenary Award for her services to the community by the Lord Mayor of Sheffield in 2018.
Outside of business, Annalisa is studying an MA International Public and Political Communication scholarship at The University of Sheffield as well as Chartered Marketer status.
She is passionate about equality, inclusion and representation and is fascinated with the link between creative mediums, social cohesion and social justice. When not aspiring to conquer her dreams, she can be found in bed, living her best life, drinking tea and watching Netflix.
This October edition you can find Annalisa at a-ten link the newly re-purposed industrial space at Kelham Island. A chance to drink coffee and hear her story
Sheffield Institute of Arts is an integral part of this vibrant and creative city. Opened it’s doors in 1843 to supply creative support to the region’s manufacturers, in a bid to stay ahead of the growing global competition. This relationship with the commercial and industrial continues today. Our students enjoy superb access to the working world and the community of experts they will emerge into.
For many years, HLM has cultivated a ‘one team’ culture with staff firmly at its core. Design excellence and client satisfaction remain critical to our mission, and we couldn’t deliver this without a close-knit team of dedicated and enquiring minds. We work internationally as one, sharing best practice, knowledge and experience across the globe.
Formed by award-winning entrepreneur Matthew Bell, Matte Black strive to create captivating digital content.
Sheffield based editorial, lifestyle and wedding photographer with a love of nature and travel. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
a-ten. is a re-purposed industrial space in the heart of Neepsend, Sheffield’s newest developing area.
It is a working environment designed for doing good work with good people.
Comprised of 3 private offices, 3 designated workspaces and 12 co-working desks, a-ten. is designed for thinkers, makers, doers and grafters.
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