Stepping into the Spotlight: The Leadership Masterclass

A session with Lydia Amoah, an award-winning business coach and one of Britain’s leading authorities on inclusion, diversity and equity

An inspirational and interactive workshop aimed to showcase some of the most exciting, topical and relevant D&I initiatives in the UK’s creative industries.

Now in its fourth year, the IPA Stepping into the Spotlight series offers mid to senior level adlanders an array of tools and strategiesto help turbo boost your skills and confidence, and in turn transform your belief in yourself and motivate you to take your career to the next level. We bring you vibrant, inspiring speakers from the creative industries to talk about what equality means to them.

For the next three Stepping into the Spotlight sessions we have partnered with Lydia Amoah - award-winning business coach, author of the Black Pound Report and one of Britain’s leading authorities on inclusion, diversity and equity. In this workshop, Lydia will focus on ensuring you have what it takes to become a truly influential leader, helping you to find a leadership style and presence that is authentic to you. 

10am Introduction

Leila Siddiqi, Associate Director, Diversity, IPA

10.05am Clementine

Helping to spread the word of hypnotherapy far and wide, Clementine is the app helping us to learn how to interrupt negative thoughts and replace them with positive, empowering ones. We’ll be joined by Katie Lee, CEO, for an overview of how to identify and manage triggers of stress and anxiety in order to create long term change.

10.15am Guest speaker tbc

10.25am The Leadership Masterclass workshop


  • Understand your own unique leadership style and strengths
  • Know how to use your leadership skills to get the very best out of people – be the example
  • Understand what gives you the edge and makes you stand out from the crowd
  • Know how to network, influence, inspire and motivate like a boss
  • Audience Q&A

12pm Close

Last updated 01 May 2024