Public Speaking

Our Founder Sade is available to give keynote speeches, workplace provocations and appear on panel discussions. She speaks authentically about her journey, the power of diversity and inclusion, social entrepreneurship and lived experience.

She has spoken to a wide range of audiences including schools, community groups, political and corporate settings, funders, charities and at conferences. 

We charge a speakers fee + a donation towards Sour Lemons for all engagements. We have a discretionary pot that allows us to give free talks in schools and on youth programmes. Get in touch for more info! 

Keynote Speeches: 

IETM Hull, British Youth Parliament, Red Bull Amaphiko, UnLtd, BAME 2020, City Hall, Arts Council England, House of Commons (Centrepoint 5th Anniversary), Blagrave Trust and Ambitions School Leadership.  


Panel Discussions:

Southbank Centre, A New Direction, Pioneers Post, ACEVO, National Lottery Community Fund, Stephen Lawrence Foundation, Create Jobs, What Next? (Young Vic) and The Lived Experience Movement Launch. 


Workplace provocations:

Livity, Red Bull and Teach First and The National Theatre. 

Schools & Community:

The Bridge Academy (Hackney), Harris Academy (Sydenham) Roundhouse On Track and Lyric Hammersmith START.


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