Clara Amfo

Starting her radio career at KISS FM and BBC Radio 1XTRA, Clara Amfo is best known for her 10am-1pm BBC Radio 1 show. It’s world famous Live Lounge slot has seen her interview the world’s most prolific artists, such as Jay-Z, Ariana Grande, Kendrick Lamar and Pharrell Williams to name but a few. A keen writer, Clara is also a contributing editor to British Elle magazine.

Not just to be heard, Clara has been an annual host for The BRIT Awards red carpet coverage, BAFTA as well as Glastonbury and Top Of The Pops. A lover of film, Clara has hosted the premieres for Baby Driver, Aladdin, Kingsmen, Marvel’s box office breaking Black Panther and most recently, Disney’s history making remake of The Lion King.

Clara says: “Being ‘camera ready’ is a regular requirement in my job and over the years I’ve developed a real curiosity with the beauty industry and its attitude towards black women, what we want and what’s actually made available to us. All the women on this panel have a connection to the beauty industry, both personally and professionally, so I’m really looking forward to this conversation.”

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