Join this session with our panellists Babatunde Alabi, Marianne Crepet, Adeola Shasanya representing TikTok’s Black Employee Resource Group, BLXCK Europe, who will be providing tips which will be useful for those who will be entering into the world of work for the first time and gaining confidence amongst more experienced colleagues, sharing insights on how to position yourself at networking opportunities and corporate events, and hearing what black success looks like from their perspective.
The session will also feature Neil Mitra from TikTok’s Global Business Solutions (GBS), Talent Acquisition Team (TA), who will provide you with an overview of the typical roles his team recruits for and the skills set required.
- Hear insights from TikTok employees on being successful and confident when entering a new working environment
- Hear experiences on networking and corporate events
- Find out about the type of opportunities you can expect to find within TikTok GBS and how you can stand out in the application process
Adeola Shasanya – Outreach and Partnerships Manager, Trust and Safety, TikTok
Adeola is an experienced program management professional with 9 years of post-graduate experience working across the Technology, Non-Profit, Public Service and Renewable Energy Industry leading initiatives that drive opportunities for all, from Education & Online Safety to Infrastructure to supporting Small and Medium Businesses. She is essentially a Technology, Engineering and Policy Enthusiast.
She is also passionate about promoting STEM education for African girls through Afro-Tech Girls, a private Non-profit she started in 2013 with 2 of her friends. Through her various community initiatives and professional experience, she has gained recognition locally and internationally. Features can be found at CNN, BBC, GIZ ESkillsforgirls, and ELOY women, 25under25 SME Nigeria, etc.
TikTok is the leading destination for short-form mobile video. Our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. TikTok has global offices including Los Angeles, New York, London, Paris, Berlin, Dubai, Mumbai, Singapore, Jakarta, Seoul and Tokyo.