Success School – Week 5: with Can Yeginsu, Barrister

Mon, 02 Dec 2013 18:30 in Courses
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Where: 402 Holloway Road, London, N7 6PZ
Date: 2nd December 2013
Time: 18:30
With: Can Yeginsu, Barrister

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Biography of Can Yeginsu

Can Yeginsu is a barrister at leading barristers’ chambers 4 New Square, practising in a range of areas including commercial litigation, public law and human rights. He was the first barrister of Turkish origin to appear in the Supreme Court. He was born in Turkey but came to England at the age of eight, speaking no English. In the course of his education he grew to love English literature, studying it at Oxford and then continuing his studies at Princeton University in the USA. He worked for a time in management consultancy before going into law. He is the Director of the Global Rule of Law Foundation, which aims to be an independent voice in the implementation of the rule of law principle across the globe.

Session Summary

In an interactive interview with a member of the Dialogue Society staff Can Yeginsu will explore his journey to success, discussing the challenges that he faced, the inspiration, attitudes and actions that helped him overcome these and his advice to participants at the start of their journeys. A Q&A session will follow the interview, and participants, staff and speakers will have time to interact informally over refreshments.

The format of sessions with 'role model' speakers will be as follows:

  • 6.15pm: Registration
  • 6.30pm: Introduction from a Dialogue Society member of staff
  • 6.40pm: Interview with speaker
  • 7.20pm: Question and answer session
  • 7.50pm: Closing remarks
  • 7.55pm: Refreshments
  • 8.15pm: End

About the Success School

The Dialogue Society Success School is a six-week programme of weekly evening seminars intended to help inspire, encourage and equip young people to aspire to and work towards success.

Participants will hear the inspirational stories of a range of successful professionals in a friendly and interactive environment (4 sessions). In addition, experts from performance coaching and self-help backgrounds will provide them with practical guidance on positive thinking and on setting and achieving manageable goals from (2 sessions). Dialogue Society staff will lead an additional practical session looking at key skills such as leadership and time management. The School will establish an ongoing network through which participants, staff and speakers can share ideas and opportunities. Click here for further information and poster.

Who's it For?

The School is primarily intended for young people of 16-21 years of age, and the Dialogue Society will initially advertise in North London. We hope to welcome participants from a range of cultural and ethnic backgrounds.

The Sessions

1. Nina Wadia, Actress
07/10/2013

2. Jessica Huie, Entrepreneur and Publicist
21/10/2013

3. ‘The Winning Formula’ with Serena Bradshaw
18/11/2013

4. ‘Compassion and Resilience’ with Dr Chris Irons
25/11/2013

5. Can Yeginsu, Barrister
02/12/2013

6. Sam Gyimah MP
12/12/2013

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