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Head of Talent & Co-founder - Shanice Mears

Released Wednesday, 21st October 2020
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For episode 87 we are joined by the gorgeous Shanice Mears, Head of Talent & Co-founder of creative agency, The Elephant Room.

Shannie shares her passion for fostering community and supporting others - being a bridge between talent and opportunity.

She goes back to her creative roots and discusses her love of dance and how she shaped her talent and skills to work within advertising.

Ambitious and wanting to connect with like-minded people she founded 'Girls Let's Talk' before she relocated from Birmingham to London and how her love for music led her to be a Community Manager for the London Chapter of shesaid.so - a brilliant organisation, which brings together a global community of women and gender minorities in the music industry.

In 2017 she co-founded The Elephant Room with Dan Saxaby and they have just received the news that they have made the shortlist for The Drum Awards for Best Independent Agency of the Year and Best Approach to Diversity and Inclusion. Huge congratulations. 🎉 🎉 🎉

Shannie is bloody incredible (you'll hear Renee fangirling) - her focus on nurturing, supporting talent and literally building a more diverse creative industries, makes her legendary in our book. 🧡

You can connect and get in contact with Shannie: shannie.mears@theelephantroom.net (mailto:shannie.mears@theelephantroom.net)

You can find out more about Creative Storytellers and how to get involved here: theelephantroom.net/case-study/creative-storytelle…

Check out Girls Let's Talk via Instagram: @girlsletstalk__ (https://www.instagram.com/girlsletstalk__/) and click here (https://www.shesaid.so/) for shesaid.so.

Please note this is our final episode for Series 2. We are currently looking for sponsorship to continue with Series 3 - sign up to our newsletter (https://www.greaterthan11.com/) to keep up to date on our future plans.


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