Words of Colour’s AGM (2021)


In our first virtual AGM we amplified the essence of collaboration and creative wellbeing amid a pandemic.

Hosted on 15 March by Joy Francis, Words of Colour’s Executive Director, and our Content Producer Heather Marks. With special thanks to our guest contributors from the Words of Colour Family:

Kiota’s Aisha Ali
Jacaranda Books Publisher Valerie Brandes
Yogi, Writer and Creative Wellbeing Coach Patsy Isles
Poet Saili Katebe
Our Director of Creative Wellbeing and People Suzanne Lyn-Cook
‘The Man Whisperer’ and Personal Development Consultant Kenny Mammarella-D’Cruz
Yoma Smith, Co-Director of the Black Women Let Loose Theatre Company
Theatremaker, Poet, Producer and Artist Keisha Thompson

00:00 Welcome
02:00 Introductions
03:04 Suzanne Lyn Cook
06:06 Defining Creative Wellbeing and Creative Entrepreneurship
08:19 Patsy Isles
16:23 Kenny Mammarella D’Cruz
20:26 Bristol Panel, chaired by Heather Marks
34:17 Valerie Brandes in conversation with Joy Francis
42:25 Performance by Keisha Thompson
47:30 Thank you and closing