ROLE MODEL OF THE WEEK, TENDAI CHAGWEDA – LIFE COACH, DJ & SOCIAL MEDIA CONSULTANT

Zimbabwean blood and London native, South Londoner ‘Tendai’ goes by the DJ name ‘Petite DJ’ and she teaches adults and children, including those on the Autism spectrum, how to DJ at DJ studios in Dalston, East London. Her brand “Inspiring DJs” has partnered up with Tim Campbells Bright Ideas Trust to deliver concreate business advice, and soft and hard skills for wanna-be and established DJs. DJs also showcase their skills and talent at Corporate Networking events in the City and Canary Wharf for Generation Success and have recently been head hunted to DJ at their 2nd residency in Londons trendy Camden Town. Inspiring DJs also assists existing DJs to increase their profile and engagement on mixes helping them to get their ideal bookings, residencies and demand for mixes to be played on radio shows worldwide. Tendai’s passion for Afro and South African House got her featured on BBC World News, speaking about the rise in African House music in London. She DJs Deep, Soulful, Afro and South African House music and her vibrant and energetic sets can be heard in venues across London at corporate, commercial and underground gigs with DJ residencies with South African Tourism UK, Rhythm n Funk, and Dubai House brand #Afrocentric. Her “Soul Seductive Sessions” mixes have been hosted on shows worldwide from Romania to New York, including interviewing South African artists to educate listeners on the sounds she herself was heavily influenced by. She vowed to fly the flag and became the go to person for South African and Afro House mixes here in the UK, Europe and Africa. Tendai grew up playing music to her peers in school choirs and assemblies playing Baritone, Trombone and Clarinet, thus the transition from musician to DJ felt like a natural progression, as she continues to become at ONE with the music. Tendai is also a Transformational Coach and Social Media Trainer, teaching people how to market themselves effectively on and offline, and has been practising the Law of Attraction and vision boards for over 20 years since discovering Susan Jeffers “Feel the Fear and do it anyway” book. A true believer in positive thinking and manifesting in abundance, Tendai has created over a dozen different boards in as many ways and teaches others how to dream and create their dream lives through goal setting and manifesting via vision boards.

TENDAI

 

 

About Tony Tokunbo Eteka Fernandez

Tony Tokunbo Eteka Fernandez is an International Award Winner, Published Author & Poet, Broadcast Journalist, MC and Youth Empowerment Consultant . He is also The CEO of AFRICA4U and The Founder of Africans in The Diaspora People also see him as a Cultural and Social entrepreneur, which means he is skilled in working with many different communities, bringing people together in successful focused events. Tony has organised many cultural events …involving both BME and mainstream communities. He is skilled in hosting events that reinforce community cohesion and bringing different kinds of people together. He has organised events in The UK, The U.S.A, Holland, Germany, Romania, Malta and Nigeria and has visited over 22 European Countries. Tony has also organised The Black History Month Celebrations at The UK House of Parliament for over five years in a row He continues to promote the true life and success stories of Africans in Europe and Africans around the world and has organised several small scale literary and awards initiatives aimed at empowering young people. He has also spent time as an International broadcaster and was The Producer and Presenter for AFRICA4U International Radio Talk Show at Reading4u Radio Station for nearly three years. Tony has interviewed high profile Members of Parliament, Distinguished celebrities and some of Africas best musicians including Ivonne Chaka Chaka and Kanda Bongoman. He has also been a guest on BBC Radio on numerous occasions to discuss the community cohesion events he organises at UK House of Parliament and also to recite some of his published work in memory of Nelson Mandela, 50 Years Anniversary of The race relations act and major community issues. Tony has also a Guest on popular Radio stations in Nigeria and The States In the last few years he has been very passionate about Youth empowerment, community cohesion and cultural intelligence. Tony was born in South London and has lived in several parts of England and Nigeria . He started writing at the tender age of nine, a habit he expressed with creative enthusiasm. Tony writes Poetry, short stories and proverbs on personal development. He is currently working on his 4th book which will also be his first novel. He is also into Public Speaking at Special events and Social functions and is a Mentor for young people in the UK Community. He completed a Bachelor of Arts degree at The University of Lagos, Nigeria in English and World Literature. He later went on to attain a teaching qualification at The Frances King International Training Institute, South Kensington London, it was here he studied Teaching English as a Foreign Language. He also studied Web Design at The City University in London. He published his first book in June 1999 called “The Beauty in the Dark” (A Collection of Poetry which received critical acclamation in many circles around the world). .Tony’s aim in life is to inspire the young generation and to encourage the youth to make the very best of their dreams and aspirations,. He published a 2nd book in June 2009 called ” The Sound of Running Water” – A Family gift book of proverbs and quotations on Personal Development and Positive Thinking . In December 2009, he published his 3rd book called “One Moment of Peace”.- A collection of Poetry inspired by personal experiences and spiritual growth. Besides the fact that the Artist has won International online awards, he is mostly inspired by Life experience, love, music and cultural awareness. He was Resident Poet at the 5th London Poetry Festival in 2009 and has been a guest on BBC Radio on very many occassions including The famous Anne Diamond Show. He has also been a guest on a few SKY TV stations and several International Radio Stations around The World
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s