Sojo also creates space for discussion around sustainable fashion “What I needed was a really easy and hassle-free way for me to get my clothes altered and repaired – that’s when Sojo was born.” Sojo’s mission is to give clothes a second chance to keep them out of landfill for longer. Sojo made the 2020
Christina Okorocha is the co-founder of VAMP, a digital talent and entertainment PR agency. VAMP work with some of the biggest entertainment and film and TV companies such as Warner Brothers, Disney, Universal Music, Atlantic Records to support in maximising reach by authentically diversifying content and approach. They also manage and work with top black UK content creators.
Christina is also the founder of the Twice As Good Network, a network for ambitious black professionals, creative and entrepreneurial women, which is supported by AllBright. She is passionate about career development and access, especially for young people from underprivileged backgrounds who may not think a particular career is within their reach.
Cosi Care eczema relief – 2019 Creative Industries winner
Lauren Bell, 2019 Creative Industries Award winner, Cosi Care “When I entered the competition, I was a designer. Now I am an entrepreneur.” Lauren Bell, used her experiences with chronic eczema to create Cosi Care – a line of products to relieve the symptoms of eczema and other skin conditions. Designed with children in mind,
Fighting electronic waste – 2018 Tech finalist
Re-inventing the circuit board for the circular economy Tech Finalist at the 2018 awards, Jiva made it through to the finals with their key product Soluboard. Soluboard is designed to be a replacement for the plastic base of circuit boards used in all our electronics. The boards are made with natural fibres and a number