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Business Breakfast at Corrigan’s, with Una Fox

Speaker: Una Fox, Vice President of Digital at Disney.

We are delighted to welcome you to the second in our Business Breakfast series, generously sponsored by Alexander Mann Solutions.

Una has been involved with many of the most high profile businesses in the world; Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, Dow Jones and Reuters. Her story will fascinate all who get the opportunity to hear her.

  • DATE AND TIME
    • 16 May 2018
    • 8:00am – 9:30am

  • LOCATION
      • Corrigan’s of Mayfair
      • 28 Upper Grosvenor Street
      • London W1K 7EH

       

  • TICKET
    • Members and their Guests £30

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It's a sweltering afternoon and on a quiet London side street, outside an impossibly chic bakery (it's where Meghan and Harry had their wedding cake made), academic, author and former-model Emma Dabiri is taking a well-earned break from working on the final manuscript for her forthcoming book: Don't Touch My Hair.
Before we meet I half considered this a slightly redundant admonition for polite society - why would anyone, bar someone with latent Harvey Weinstein tendencies, touch a woman's hair unbidden? - but, in person, you can see where the temptation might arise. In this most genteel of settings, Emma's hair is an event, a happening, a lustrously-beautiful nimbus that frames her fine features. Curiosity and generations of cultural racism seem to spur the urge to pet it, stroke it. I heroically resist, but others are not so strong.
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"A few weeks ago a woman reached out to touch my hair on the tube and as she put out her hand she said 'wait… you don't like that, do you?' It was as though some dim memory of editorials she'd read somewhere, came bursting through; she remembered and held herself back a bit.
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Growing up in Dublin, it happened all the time. It was constant. Often kids would just say "oh my God, look at her hair, it's mad" and come right over and have a feel and a chat", she recalls. "It felt strange and objectifying. I found it strange because I wouldn't even touch someone's dog without asking them. I never questioned all of the treatments (that are used to 'relax' black hair) but they weren't always available to me because it's difficult to get those products in Ireland. My mum would work in Liverpool or Manchester, and there you could get a curly perm, which is sort of like defined curls, rather than afro hair.
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