After Dark [ Hot topic ] Curious Encounters

18 Store St

18 Store St · London

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The College Arms

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Hi Rebels,
We are excited to welcome you to our first event of this season 'Curious Encounters' we will be hosting a mixer and panel session of experts in the field of creativity, neuroscience, film, VR, human interactions, dating and world expanding adventures.

630pm Networking

7pm Panel Topic Dating, Love & Films
This panel will discuss the representation of love, dating & relationships in films througout the decades up until today. How has it influeneced the way we date and perceive relationships and most importantly, what kind of expectations do we have based on these ideals shown on films. Q & A to follow the talk. Come along with an open, curious and engaging mind!

Miia Koponen [ Hosting ]
Director & Dating Expert

Miia has worked in the high end Matchmaking world in UK for over 12 years and now runs her own Date Coaching & Consultancy business. Her approach strays away from the outdated and traditional and she is particularly interested in opening up conversations about how we can relate to dating, relationships and sex in a new, more open and equal manner, so that we can realise our individual potential in relationships, instead of trying to fit under the same label as everyone else, often losing our identity in the process.


Kapil Gupta FRSA
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Following a 15 year corporate career and a MBA from University of Edinburgh, Kapil co-founded TurnON Britain, a company dedicated towards personal growth. He spent the last 6 years living a very spiritually monastic lifestyle, full of practices based in connection and relating.
Kapil now provides transformational coaching, organises talks, workshops, holds men’s groups and manages online forums for men to connect and discuss their challenges and successes in an open and safe space.

Jason Grant
I am
Next generation innovation, transformation and mindset coach and advisor for superabundant people and companies. A mentor and teacher in fields of holistic mindset, business, strategy and design.

V Dianne Marshall
Joins our panel with 20 years HR Generalist. Dianne utilizes her degrees in business psychology, marketing logistics and demographics and, coaching and counseling to bring the best people and products to the table for outcome driven success.

Benji Minot Technologist, Filmmaker, Creator, Mentor, Public Speaker

830pm Mixing & Final Drinks

10pm Close

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