Sonia Meggie | Award Finalist
Sonia Meggie is the founder of Inspirational YOU, a London based social enterprise launched in March 2010. Their mission is to connect, inspire and empower young people, women and ethnic minorities who want to make changes to their lives.
Prior to founding Inspirational YOU, Sonia worked for a leading management consultancy in city of London. She was head hunted to become the Director of a well-known promotions company who worked alongside UK and international artists. After five years of organising large scale live shows she felt compelled to do more to bring together inspirational personalities and influencers to empower others and make a difference.
With Inspirational YOU, she has been networking and connecting with senior leaders who all participate in their programs and events, debates, conferences, shows and training. They are focused on enterprise, self-development and well-being workshops.
Sonia is also a mentor and football coach who is driven by making a difference and seeing those around her reaching their full potential. Her objective is to leave a legacy that will see the progression of women, ethnic minorities and young people. Her mantra is “Be the change that you wish to see in the world”.
Featured in the Powerlist 2013, which profiles the most influential people of African and African Caribbean heritage in the United Kingdom and listed on Blackenterprise.com as one of London’s most powerful black women, Sonia has a BA in Business Studies and Social Policy, and an MSc in E Commerce. She is currently doing an MA in Digital Media and has been selected as an RSA Diaspora Changemaker.
Inspirational YOU has partnered and been supported by global corporations such as Google, Deloitte, Heidi Alexander MP, Garden Court Chambers, You Tube, PwC, Pearsons, ITV, Sky, London Youth, Daily Mail, BBC, Channel 4, GoThinkBig, Metropolitan Housing, Lewisham Homes, University of London and the UK Supreme Court.
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