save the date: 19 October 2019
keynote speaker: tba

One Diaspora
GALA DINNER

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2019 annual GALA overview

ONE DIASPORA
GALA dinner

Skin I’m In is honoured to announce some of the details of the One Diaspora Gala, to be held on Saturday 19 October at the beautifully impressive, Encore.   

This year’s theme will focus on social enterprise and we will be announcing the keynote speaker very soon.

With Lecturer in Marketing and Program Manager Dr Samuelson Appau as the event MC, stand-up comic Judi Love as our guest entertainer and DJ Walla C playing some of the best music of black origin, it is our privilege to gather the African diaspora together in one place in celebration of the skin we are in and black excellence.

Ladies and gentlemen, this is an event ‘for us, by us’. A 5-star night which includes fine wines, hors d'oeuvres, exquisite food, networking opportunities and entertainment. 

We look forward to welcoming you to this very special evening!

 

date

Saturday 19 october 2019

venue

ENcore
st kilda

time

6:30pm - late

theme

SOCIAL ENTERPRISE

 
 
 
 
The One Diaspora Gala really should be on the social calendar for any black professional in Australia.
— Ade Hassan, Nubian Skin
 
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KEYNOTE SPEAKER

To be announced

 
 
 
 
 
 
Some people see things as they are and ask why. I dream of things that do not exist and ask, why not?
— on making the impossible, possible
 
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MASTER OF CEREMONIES

DR. SAMUELSON APPAU

MARKETING SPECIALIST

Samuelson has a background in marketing and market research and holds a PhD in Marketing from the University of Melbourne. He is currently a Lecturer in Marketing at RMIT University and the Program Manager for the Blue Nile African Business Masterclass at the University of Melbourne. He teaches Marketing Management, Brand Management and Consumer Behaviour.

Click here to purchase tickets to the One Diaspora Gala.

 
 
 
 
 
 
Laughter is healing
— Judi Love
 
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entertainment

JUDI Love

COMEDIAN

Judi Love is a Stand Up Comedian, Vlogger, Actress and Writer.

One of the brightest new stars on the stand-up circuit, she won Comedian of the Year at last year’s UK Entertainment Awards and is loved for her brilliant, totally engaging brand of stand-up comedy.  Judi uses every day relatable situations that people from all walks of life can identify with and turns them in comedy gold. 

Click here to purchase tickets to the One Diaspora Gala.

 
 
 
 
 
 
Music has the innate ability to cross language, time and space. Walla C’s music has this effect.
— aaa backstage
 
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entertainment

walla c

DJ

Hailing from Rio de Janeiro, Walla C is a DJ and Radio Presenter who has also established himself as one of Melbourne’s most inventive music producers.  Last year, he was part of a talented line-up at the Melbourne International Jazz Festival and has performed at many local and international venues. 

Click here to purchase tickets to the One Diaspora Gala.

 
 
 
 
 
 
for us, by us
— one diaspora
 
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