As a day of observance IMD places its focus on that which unites humanity – giving everyone who wants to celebrate International Men’s Day the opportunity to help work towards IMD’s shared objectives which are applied equally to men and boys irrespective of their age, ability, social background, ethnicity, sexuality, gender identity, religious belief and relationship status.
To celebrate this IMD the Rocking Ur Teens boy’s conference will take place on 17th November, kindly hosted by Thomson Reuters. 200 teen boys and their teachers will have a day of inspiration, increased aspiration and connection with making social change happen.
Keynotes will be provided by Dwayne Fields Adventurer. In 2010, Dwayne Fields was the first young black Briton to walk 370 miles to reach the North Pole. Now he is setting his sights on the South Pole,Entrepreneur Ben Towers: Multi-award winning young entrepreneur aged 17. His businesses include a digital media agency (Towers Design), a social media management company (Social Marley) and also a number of other brands including a youth development business and clothing brand. (30 minutes),Solicitor Jevanni Jay Letford, Junior lawyer & DJ with entrepreneurial background. Creative soul with an academic mind. Music, fashion, media & tech.
A leadership workshop will be led by Technologists Martin Ijaha & Ezechi Britton. Founders of Neyber takes this simple idea of finance flourishing within a community and brings it bang up to date with smart technology that allows employees to take control of their finances.
Making Good Choices Sessions will be led by Jonny Benjiman In 2007 Jonny was diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder (a combination of schizophrenia and depression). He made a recovery from this episode but became unwell again at the end of 2014. He is documenting his current journey with mental illness in his ‘Recoverlogs’ on YouTube. He wants to break the silence and remove the stigma attached to mental illness, as well as giving hope to those who are suffering that it does get better. And Simone Vincenzi is the Co-founder of GTeX (Growing Together eXponentially Ltd.), an award-winning speaker, author, Life and Business Purpose expert.
And much more
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Jenny, Sandy & Geoffrey
See our blog on Self Esteems in Boys, its an eye opening read http://rockingurteens.com/self-esteem-in-boys-must-read-for-parents-and-teachers/