Youth Series: Overcoming Mental Blocks to Manifest Opportunities

Putting your best foot forward: Overcoming mental blocks to powerfully manifest opportunities.

What do we do when we feel the opportunities we are entitled to, do not manifest? Where does our belief in ourselves and our abilities come from and how do we strengthen that belief during the dark days? Join this workshop where Laverne Wyatt shares through her personal and professional stories, the power of manifesting opportunities when all doors seem closed.

Location: Oslo International Hub, Oscarsgate 27, Oslo.

Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm.

Date: October 17, 2019.

Facilitator Bio

Laverne Wyatt

Laverne Wyatt will be facilitating this workshop. Laverne Wyatt is best known for her graphic design, branding and multicultural communication experience the past 20 years. But recently has been focusing on sharing her personal challenges and methods of overcoming mental blocks as a way to succeed. Join this creative entrepreneur, author, and mother on the Putting your best foot forward: Overcoming mental blocks to powerfully manifest opportunities.

This event is open to youths 18 years and above.
Seats are limited. Reserve your spot today on Eventbrite.


In collaboration with Frifond, Oslo International Hub, and Rahwa Gebrekidan, Diversify is happy to present a youth series to address topics that affect youths in Norway and beyond. The primary goal is to provide a judgement free space where participants feel empowered to be their authentic selves, flaws and all. To execute this project, we have collaborated with experts who will facilitate these sessions. We look forward to seeing you there.

Chisom Udeze

Founder of Diversify, Diversify Consult, HerSpace & The Annual

Chisom is an Economist, a Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB) Strategist, and a 3 times founder of impact driven companies. She has over 14 years of experience working with organizations like the European Commission, The United Nations, ExxonMobil and The Economist Group. Chisom is analytical and a data enthusiast. She is passionate about interrogating the cross-sectoral relationship between society’s inhabitants, resources, production, technology, distribution and output. She efficiently and effectively unlocks complex systems, interprets data, forecasts socio-economic trends and conducts research.

Having lived and worked in 7 countries across 3 continents, she is highly adaptable to different circumstances and people, and thrives in uncertain environments.

As the founder of Diversify and Diversify Consult, Chisom and her team work with companies, institutions, governments and civil society to develop sustainable DEIB strategies and embed measurable diversity and inclusion initiatives in the workplace and society. In addition, in 2022, Diversify launched the Diversify Nordics Summit, the largest conference in the Nordics that gathers cross-sectoral stakeholders to amplify DEIB in the Nordics and beyond.

In 2020, she founded HerSpace, a diverse and inclusive co-creation community for all genders, with particular focus on women and non-binary people. In 2022, HerSpace launched HerTech, Women in Tech incubator, for women-led companies, with a focus on the inclusion of diverse founders. 

Chisom is a thought-leader in DEIB and a passionate advocate for mental health and wellness. She writes often on DEIB and justice related topics, some of her work is published on Forbes.

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