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Public Speaking 


Over the last few years, I have refined my public speaking skills by speaking about various topics, including side hustle culture, freelance journalism, and navigating careers in the public relations and journalism industry.  I've been asked to feature on panels and host masterclasses and workshops for platforms such as Journoresources, Women of The Wick, and So You Want To Be A Journalist. I have also spoken at educational institutions that include the University of Westminster and Oxford Brookes University.

Check out my previous spacing opportunities below: 

  • Women in Media Conference  - Freelancing Panel 

  • JournoResources -  Overcoming Freelance Fear 

  • So You Want To Be A Journalist - Freelancing Masterclass 

  • Women of The Wick - Freelancing 101 Masterclass 

  • JournoResources - How to manage a full-time job and side hustles (workshop)

  • Charity Comms - How to measure your PR Activity panel 

  • The PROS Winter Series 'The Uprising – Young, Gifted & In Comms' panel 

  •  Big Creative Education - Freelancers and Founder panel discussion 

  • Women of the Wick - Pitching and Publishing workshop 



Dr Unvan Atas,
Senior Lecturer at University of Westminster

"Lateefah is a friendly but professional person, who has kindly accepted to be my guest speaker 3 times on my BA (Hons) Marketing Communications course at University of Westminster,  It was pleasure to have her at our campus as well as online." 

Chandni Sembhi,
So You Want To Be A Journalist

"Lateefah hosted a masterclass for my SoYouWantToBeAJournalist Instagram account and I couldn't recommend her enough! Her class was so well-researched, engaging, and delivered in such a thoughtful way. She provided actionable advice and we had some really positive feedback following the class. It was a real joy getting to work with someone so passionate about her work."


MA Journalism student at
Oxford Brookes University 

"Lateefah's insight into being a freelance journalist was enlightening. Her advice on cold pitching and tips for what vital skills every journalist needs to work in today's industry were both invaluable and reassuring."

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