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AWF FOUNDER DISRUPTING LEADERSHIP GENDER BIAS WITH WACL FUTURE LEADERS AWARD

AWF FOUNDER DISRUPTING LEADERSHIP GENDER BIAS WITH WACL FUTURE LEADERS AWARD

BlogApr 03 2018Comments Off on AWF FOUNDER DISRUPTING LEADERSHIP GENDER BIAS WITH WACL FUTURE LEADERS AWARD

Yep, a pretty hefty title for a blog post. I’m not gonna lie, I pinched it from The Drum who ran an article last week on the WACL Future Leader Award, which I was awarded along with 29 other super dooper laydeez killing it in the marketing and advertising sector. I came across WACL thanks to one of our trustees, Jane Caldwell. It stands for ...

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MARINA MANSILLA HERMANN: WHY I BECAME AN ABRAM WILSON FOUNDATION TRAILBLAZER

MARINA MANSILLA HERMANN: WHY I BECAME AN ABRAM WILSON FOUNDATION TRAILBLAZER

BlogNov 24 2016Comments Off on MARINA MANSILLA HERMANN: WHY I BECAME AN ABRAM WILSON FOUNDATION TRAILBLAZER

Marina Mansilla Hermann is a young social entrepreneur specialising in the fields of youth leadership, environment and education. She is the founder of TierraVida (www.fundaciontierravida.org), a youth-empowerment non-profit based in Argentina with the mission to activate young people as environmental leaders in their communities. She ...

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INTRODUCING YELFRIS VALDÉS

INTRODUCING YELFRIS VALDÉS

BlogJan 04 2015Comments Off on INTRODUCING YELFRIS VALDÉS

“I’ve been working non-stop since I got here.” The Cuban trumpeter Yelfris Valdés has been playing in all kinds of contexts since settling in London just nine months ago. I had the pleasure of interviewing him for LondonJazz after having worked together on on the Philippa Schuyler Project in December 2014.  A charming man ...

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Q&A WITH SAXOPHONE GIANT, KEITH LOFTIS

Q&A WITH SAXOPHONE GIANT, KEITH LOFTIS

BlogNov 04 2013Comments Off on Q&A WITH SAXOPHONE GIANT, KEITH LOFTIS

With the imminent arrival of saxophonist Keith Loftis for the Saxophone Giants tour (he’s flying into London exactly one week today!), I thought it would be nice for y’all to get to know him a bit better.  Below is a brief biography and two sets of Q&As, one on Keith and the other on his friendship with Abram.  Enjoy! About ...

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RADIO INTERVIEW WITH TOM MALLOW

RADIO INTERVIEW WITH TOM MALLOW

BlogJun 29 2013Comments Off on RADIO INTERVIEW WITH TOM MALLOW

Photo Credit: Benjamin Amure Not too long ago, I had the pleasure of talking to the lovely Tom Mallow for his Cultural Review show.  We chatted about Abram and the Foundation before Tom played a half hour interview he recorded with Ab about a year and a half/two years ago.  It’s wonderful to listen to Abram talking about some of his ...

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INSIDE THE HEAD OF REUBEN JAMES

INSIDE THE HEAD OF REUBEN JAMES

BlogMay 23 2013Comments Off on INSIDE THE HEAD OF REUBEN JAMES

Photo Credit: Benjamin Amure  At such a young age, Reuben James has already demonstrated he is an exceptional pianist performing with the late, great New Orleans trumpeter, Abram Wilson as well as Birmingham’s Jazzlines Quartet, in an impressive support slot for the legendary jazz saxophonist, Wayne Shorter. His ambition is simple, to bring ...

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