Buckinghamshire New University is holding a special Black History Month event tomorrow.

The event will see four university alumni talk about how their careers have taken off since graduating.

It is being held at the High Wycombe campus at the Gateway Lecture Theatre and is free for current students to attend.

Talking at the event will be Karla Inniss, Modupe Salu, Gavin James and Ricardo P Lloyd.

The chair talker Karla is an equality, diversity and inclusion business partner at Buckinghamshire New University who has 17 years of experience in the public sector alongside voluntary equality roles.

Modupe Salu is an actor whose' one-woman show ‘I Can’t Breathe’ was selected for the National Student Drama Festival where she won two awards – Spotlight Most Promising Actress and the Buzz Goodbody Student Director.

Gavin James currently works as the sports development manager for Active In The Community and was previously at Custody Intervention Coach for DIVERT, on behalf of Wycombe Wanderers Sport and Education Trust.

Ricardo P Lloyd was listed on The Voice Newspaper 2020's Top Twenty list, the only British national Afro-Caribbean weekly newspaper operating in the United Kingdom.

A description on Eventbrite reads: "No topic or question is off the table in this safe space as Karla, Ricardo, Modupe and Gavin offer career advice, share their insights, and explain how they’ve overcome any challenges they’ve faced whilst progressing in the various industries they’ve worked in, including: education; entertainment; sports; leisure; and the public sector."

Ricardo P Lloyd said: “I think now is a very crucial time in history as our voices our being heard as a global collective.

"I feel honoured and privileged to be invited to come back to my university to inspire and encourage future generations."

For more information on the event visit here.