Edition 01 – September 2010
AROUND THE CORNER
Have you ever wondered how you can “Engage your Creativity”? This month of September ushers in the Season II of the Interface Rendezvous bi-monthly breakfast conversations, (themed Engaging Creativity (sub-themed the Business of Storytelling). It is with great excitement that we introduce to you some of talented minds, who will be steering the conversations
BE OUR GUEST
It’s RSVP. Please send a text to 08030662184 for a seat reservation and you will get an invite. Gate is Free. Limited seats available.
Date: Sept. 11, 2010.
Venue: No 3 Abiola Segun Ajayi Street, Off Muri Okunola, Victoria Island
Time: 9am prompt.
5 SESSIONS @ ONE RENDEZVOUS
CHECK OUT THE PROFILES OF SOME OF THE SPEAKERS
Chi Okonjo (Setting The Pace): WHY CREATE AN ENTERPRISE?
Chi-Chi is an alumnus of University of Maryland, College Park and the Mc Donough School of business. He is also the CEO and Managing director of GeorgeTown Capital Partners. He is the founder of WIYAS (What is Your African strategy) Annual Summit. Chi is also the founder and only male trustee of WIMBIZ (Women in Management and Business).
Patricia Omoqui: (HARNESS YOUR POWER)
Pat is a uniquely inspiring author, speaker, poet, and life coach. As a speaker, Patricia delivers her message with passion igniting the best in individuals and organizations. Patricia empowers her listeners to understand and step into their own true power and potential. Patricia is an internationally recognized writer. She’s the creator of ‘Harness Your Power’, a seminar that provides essential practical tools that enables participants to align their energies into creating the kind of life they truly love. She writes a motivational weekly column for Vanguard newspapers.
Her profile reads like self glorifying pages from an autobiography, but I assure you these facts are real. This University of Abuja, Theatre Arts graduate is currently pursuing a Masters degree in Directing from the New York Film Academy. The twenty six year old producer made her film debut with Ijé (The journey) making her the first student in the history of NYFA to shoot a feature film while still in school. Ijé has won numerous awards and has been selected to participate at competitive level at seven film festivals. According to her, ‘I love the thrills and challenges that movie making gives me’.
He is a consummate young artiste-choreographer, composer and presently the leader of Crown Troupe of Africa, an itinerant dance troupe based in Lagos. A graduate of the Creative Arts Department, University of Lagos. Adefila says his zeal for acting came from his leaving room. ‘Campus Queen’- a movie performed by Mainframe Production was his baptismal outing in home video.
He is a celebrated copy editor, publicist, producer and creative director of RedSTRAT Communications. This Lawyer turned prolific journalist will be sharing at the Interface.
Oge Okoye: (The Making of a Good Documentary)
Oge holds a Masters from Pan African University and she is specialized in documentaries. In this episode she shares with us the making of a documentary.
Onyeka Nwelue (TELLING STORIES FROM PRINT TO SCREEN)
Author Onyeka Nwelue is the author of the book “THE ABYSSINIAN BOY” after a year of schooling and lecturing in India he is set to produce his own movie, THE DISTANT LIGHT.
Remember, our inability to achieve today what we have planned to achieve, will inevitably hinder what we have planned for tomorrow.
On our stables:
Please we will like you to encourage the following young authors by buying copies of their books:
Comrade by Tosin Otitoju (1,000)
Out of Curiousity by Nwando O. (N1, 500)
Sad Nectar by Prince Wale (N900)
Seeds of Greatness by Dappa Maple (N1,000)
As always the core objectives of the Interface are to provide a forum:
- For young people to find like minds and build relationships and friendship that can be mutually beneficial to their dreams
- To provide a mentoring system for young people
- To initiate a self-development culture and build avid and informed young minds through various reading clubs and schemes
- To bring a sense of empowerment by exposing young minds to opportunities around
Ibifiri Mobolaji Kamson Ekenem Mowah Eboh Dele Agunloye
Chuks Ogene Stanley Achonu Femi Ojo
Olumide Fayakin Lami Idakwo