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horomaLearn is an initiative designed to educate and equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge that will help you run with your vision.

Our recent horomaLearn event focused on Growing a Business in a Diverse Community. This event featured an interactive learning session and a panel of creative entrepreneurs who had a conversation about business and diversity. It was held at the Cre8ery Gallery (125 Adelaide Street, Winnipeg) on March 24th, 2018. Event started at 7pm

PANELISTS

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Odette Bahati

Odette Bahati is the CEO of Timely Staging - a professional staging service for new, newly renovated and occupied homes - and a member of the internationally acclaimed and award-winning music group, TheBahatizz.

Despite a tumultuous childhood that saw her flee from her home country, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Odette never lost sight of her vision and passion for music and interior design. Over the past few years, she has used her platform as a creative entrepreneur and musician to become one of Canada's leading voices speaking on violence against women, entrepreneurship, diversity and creativity.

 

 

 

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Kendra Magnus-Johnston

Kendra Magnus-Johnston is the co-owner of Fools and Horses Coffee Company, a downtown Winnipeg coffee shop with a triple
bottom line, and the business development and marketing manager at Upfeat Media. With a Masters of Cultural studies and a B.A. in Communications, her knack for innovative marketing techniques, arts development, public relations, communications strategy, project and event management has kept her quite busy.

Beyond her academic pursuits, which included a number of publications and a SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship; Kendra also served as the local producer of the national Canadian arts festival, Spur Festival, and continues to consult with artists, non profits and businesses. Her clients include organizations like The Winnipeg Youth Orchestras; Timeraiser; the poetry magazine, Contemporary Verse 2; and Moving Target Theatre, for their upcoming production Deserter. Without a doubt, Kendra's academic and professional success has helped her become one of Winnipeg's most relevant voices in the city's arts and business communities.

 

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Osamede Arhunwunde

Osamede Arhunmwunde is an international bestselling author (Higher Education 101 & Why I Should Write A Book), TEDx Speaker, Blockchain/Cryptocurrency Investor, and Publisher. 

Having began his foray into creative entrepreneurship at a young age, Osamede has successful ran and spearheaded the success of several businesses including BlackPearl Press, Couronne Publishing, Atarah Studios, Crypto Capital Limited. He has consulted with many prestigious conglomerates around the world, helping them develop powerful models and materials that give business leaders and entrepreneurs a dominating edge above their competitions. With over 2600 students on the elearning platform, Udemy, under his stewardship, Osamede specializes in teaching entrepreneurs how to become the go-to authority in their industy.

 

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Sade Ogungbemi & Jessica Worb

Currently in their final year of Red River College’s Creative Communications program, Folasade Ogungbemi and Jessica Worb are the founders of ConnectWpg - a space for creatives in Winnipeg to connect with each other. These two communications students saw the need and opportunity to connect industry professionals with students in Winnipeg and decided to create a community where local creatives can inspire and motivate each other in a new innovative way. Their vision birthed the Creators Conference - an event that features free workshops and conversations about business, entrepreneurship, social media and strategy development. The first Creators Conference was successfully held on February 28, 2018.  
 

Here are some pictures from our recent event, which focused on How to Grow a Business in a Diverse Commnunity

Here are some reviews and pictures from our first event, which focused on How to Plan and Manage Your Business. 

"I learnt about barriers preventing me from starting a business or growing an existing business but I was challenged to do it despite the barriers or fears." - Tolu Dare, (Entrepreneur, Elyon Tax Mobile)

"[horomaLearn taught me to] take one step at a time because the moment I feel I need to wait to have everything in order before starting, I will never start." - Esther Olasehinde (Entrepreneur)

"I loved the exquisite packaging, the free flow of thoughts during the interview session, and the exchange of ideas." - Sam Osho (Entrepreneur/Writer, Sam Osho)