BTS: Slay In Your Lane

• Jul 4, 2018 • Tags:

Slay In Your Lane is the long-awaited, inspirational guide to life for a generation of black British women inspired to make lemonade out of lemons, and find success in every area of their lives.

‘Arguably the book for 2018’ Arifa Akbar, Observer

‘Black women today are well past making waves – we’re currently creating something of a tsunami. Women who look like us, grew up in similar places to us, talk like us, are shaping almost every sector of society.’

From education to work to dating, this inspirational, honest and provocative book recognises and celebrates the strides black women have already made, while providing practical advice for those who want to do the same and forge a better, visible future.

Illustrated with stories from best friends Elizabeth Uviebinené and Yomi Adegoke’s own lives, and using interviews with dozens of the most successful black women in Britain – including BAFTA Award-winning director Amma Asante, British Vogue publisher Vanessa Kingori and Olympic gold medallist Denise Lewis – Slay In Your Lane is essential reading for a generation of black women inspired to find success in every area of their lives.

Check out Slay In Your Lane‘s incredible line up of events, and follow them on Twitter for updates.

We are proud to share some BTS photos of just a few of the incredibly inspiring black British women featured in the book. Enjoy!

Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE

Melanie Eusebe

Charlene White

Amma Asante MBE

Irene Agbontaen

Funke Abimbola MBE

Althea Efunshile CBA


Sharmaine Lovegrove

Florence Adepoju

L-R: Lakwena, Sharmaine Lovegrove, Florene Adepoju, Susan Wokoma, Funke Abimbola MBE

Susan Wokoma

Dr. Nicola Rollock

Ade Hassan MBE

Margaret Busby OBE

Clara Amfo

Dr. Clare Anyiam Osigwe BEM

Alexis Oladipo

L-R: Dr. Clare Anyiam Osigwe BEM, Melanie Eusebe, Alexis Olapido, Clara Amfo and Vanessa Amadi

AJ Odudu

Elizabeth Uviebinené

Yomi Adegoke

Slay In Your Lane is out on the 5th July.

Check out their incredible line up of events, and follow them on Twitter for updates.

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