2016 POWER PANELLIST
Sonia Meggie is the founder of Inspirational YOU, a London based social enterprise launched in March 2010. Their mission is to connect, inspire and empower young people, women and ethnic minorities who want to make changes to their lives.
Prior to founding Inspirational YOU, Sonia worked for a leading management consultancy in the city of London. Sonia was headhunted to become the Director of a well-known promotions company who worked alongside British and international artists. After five years of organising large scale live shows Sonia felt compelled to do more to bring together inspirational personalities and influencers to empower others and make a difference.
With Inspirational YOU, Sonia has been networking and connecting with senior leaders who all participate in their programs and events, debates, conferences, shows and training. They are focused on enterprise, self-development and well-being workshops.
Sonia is also a mentor and football coach who is driven by making a difference and seeing those around her reaching their full potential. Her objective is to leave a legacy that will see the progression of women, ethnic minorities and young people. Her mantra is
“Be the change that you wish to see in the world”.
Featured in the Powerlist 2013, which profiles the most influential people of African and African Caribbean heritage in the United Kingdom and listed on Blackenterprise.com as one of London’s most powerful black women, Sonia has a BA in Business Studies and Social Policy, and an MSc in E-Commerce. Sonia is currently doing an MA in Digital Media and has been selected as an RSA Diaspora Changemaker. You can find out more about Sonia and Inspirational You here.