The Birmingham Law Society, Race Ethnicity and Cultural Heritage (REACH) subcommittee is pleased to announce the winner of the 2020 Spoken Word Competition as Afrin Nanavatti from Aston University and the joint runner ups as Timary Fyffe and Sonia Walia from the University of Law, Birmingham.
The competition was open to all Birmingham Law Society students and asked students to consider the question “What does equality mean to you?” The winner Afrin will undertake one-week work experience at Gowling WLG. Afrin stated ‘I am glad to see the discussion of equality pick up in recent years, it is an important dilemma that needs to be addressed in the corporate world. Only action can lead to a truly equal society.’
The quality of the entries were insightful and thought provoking as Sarah Ramsey, Dean of the University of Law, Birmingham stated:
“The University is delighted to sponsor this competition for the second year running. The quality of the entries was extremely high and the winner and runners- up produced incredible, thought-provoking and creative pieces of work. It is encouraging to see students with this level of passion for such an important issue”
The REACH subcommittee would like to thank the University of Law and Gowling WLG for their support in running the competition. An insight into the inspiring entries can be accessed on the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fC9jnalksVY