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Dr Ava Brown

Dr Ava Brown

Dr Ava Eagle Brown is an international speaker, master-coach, author and businesswoman. Dr Ava Brown grew up in one of the poorest regions of Jamaica, before moving to London and then Northern Ireland. Her self-confidence, resilience, and her experiences inspired her to help others, through transformational coaching at international events, courses, private sessions, and through her book The Mango Girl

This collection was donated by Dr Ava Eagle Brown. It includes photographs of a master-coaching session in Poland, a graduation photograph, promotional image of her children's picture book The Black Ballerina and her Castle, and a digital flyer from her nomination as a finalist in the Great British Entrepreneur Awards.

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