My Lockdown Speaking Engagements

A Millennial’s Diary
6 min readAug 17, 2020

Virtual events are everywhere in 2020 and I have been taking part in my fair share (over 40 since the beginning of lockdown).

This is not an exhaustive list but should give you an idea of what I’ve been up to and provide some interesting content to read and watch!

Here is a summary of some of what I’ve been ranting about.

How to build a Side Hustle alongside a Corporate Job

Do you tell your colleagues about your side hustle and if not, why not? 👀

I spoke to the incredible Shirin Shah who runs SASS — South Asian Sisters Speak about side hustles, work-life balance and time management. Catch up here. I also spoke to Pamela of the GAP Network on Killing it in Both your 9–5 and Side Hustle covering similar themes too.

Career Chat: From Management Consultant to Nutritionist

Taking the leap from the corporate world is not easy but in my chat with the amazing Nina Fischer-Yargici she explains how she did just that! We discuss changing careers, nutrition for busy female millennials and being a Mum! Watch the recording here.

Benefits of Having a Personal Brand for your Career

What 3 words summarise how you want others to think of you? Hope Ditlhakanyane is a brilliant lady from South Africa I connected with via social media. We discussed everything personal branding! She is also hosting an incredible Women in Africa Online Conference at the end of September, find out more here.

How to Ace it in Public Speaking and get your first paid gig

Public speaking is a critical life skill for presenting at work, content creation and speaking at events. I held a webinar on the art of public speaking and advice for those looking to get paid gigs.

Thrive Workshop Series



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