Black History Month

30/09/2020 00:00, In Blog /

UK Athletics will be celebrating Black History Month 2020 by delivering a series of virtual 'Noir Voices' sessions for our athletics family; athletes, coaches, officials, fans, volunteers and athletics workforce.

 

  • 9 October 2020, 1.30pm – ‘Noir Voices - Born Ready’

Former international Anyika Onuora will be in conversation with Sabrina Pace Humphreys, founder of Black Ultra Runners about her experiences as a black female in ultra-distance running.

  • 13 October, 6pm - ‘Noir Voices – Leading from the Front’

Tunji Akintokun has worked in global technology and professional services organization for over 30 years and is currently a Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). He is now a Board member of England Athletics and father of a promising young sprinter, Niah Akintokun.

  • 22 October 2020, 6pm – ‘Noir Voices – On the field of play’

Join us to hear the journey of Zainab Alema a nurse by profession with a passion for rugby who is happens to be black and Muslim. Founder of Studs in the Mud shares her story.


To register, please email EqualityDiversityInc@uka.org.uk with the subject ‘Noir Voices’ and the title. Once your booking has been confirmed further information will be sent to you.

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