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Yomi Adegoke

Award-Winning Journalist & Bestselling Author of "Slay In Your Lane"

Award-Winning Journalist & Bestselling Author of "Slay In Your Lane"

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Yomi Adegoke Biography

Yomi Adegoke is a multi-award-winning journalist, author, and speaker who is currently a weekly columnist at The Guardian and has a monthly column at British Vogue. She is a former i paper columnist and host of the Women’s Prize for fiction podcast, where she interviewed high-profile guests on the best fiction written by women. Her debut novel, The List (Summer 2023), was sold to Fourth Estate in an 11-way auction. In 2018, she co-authored the bestselling book Slay In Your Lane: The Black Girl Bible with Elizabeth Uviebinene. After popular demand, a follow-up companion journal was released the year after and an anthology book Loud Black Girls followed in 2020. The pair will release a children's book, The Offline Diaries, in April 2022.

Yomi was named one of Forbes’ 30 under 30 in 2021 and listed as one of the most influential people in London by the Evening Standard in 2018, as well as winning the Groucho Maverick Award and Marie Clare Future Shaper award. She has hosted panels at Cambridge uni, the Serpentine pavilion, British Library, London City Hall, and the Cheltenham literary festival. In 2021, she hosted one of the Southbank's most prestigious and highly attended events, an in-conversation with author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

Over the past decade, she has become one of the country’s leading voices on race, feminism, and pop culture, speaking at various prestigious panels and literary events, writing two Vogue cover stories in two years, and regularly writing for The Washington Post, Vice and Elle amongst others. She is well-known for her music journalism, presenting the Where are the Black Women in Grime? documentary on BBC Radio 4 in 2019 and is a regular talking head on Sky, ITV News, Woman’s Hour, BBC Radio 4, and several other platforms.

Yomi Adegoke Videos

  • Yomi Adegoke Explores Dark Side Of Social Media In Debut Novel: 'The List'
    Awesome author Yomi Adegoke explores 'cancel culture', the internet and the digital dark side of social media in debut novel: 'The List'
  • Shelfie with Yomi Adegoke
    Mining the dark side of social media, Yomi Adegoke's debut novel sees a young couple's relationship tested by online revelations. She paid us a visit...

Yomi Adegoke Books

  • The List: A Novel
    The List: A Novel
  • Slay In Your Lane The Black Girl Bible
    Slay In Your Lane The Black Girl Bible

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  • What topics does Yomi Adegoke speak about?

    Yomi Adegoke is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Authors, Black History, Culture, Diversity, Influential Women, Journalism, Leadership, Media, Speakers by Industry, Women, Women In Leadership.
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Yomi Adegoke is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Yomi Adegoke for your event is available upon request. Yomi Adegoke generally travels from UK and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are A'Lelia Bundles, Rebecca Walker, Lindsey Granger, Ijeoma Oluo and Julianne Malveaux. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Yomi Adegoke for an upcoming live or virtual event.

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