Charlene Prempeh

Dezeen Awards 2022 Judge Charlene Prempeh

Charlene Prempeh is the founder of A Vibe Called Tech, a Black-owned creative agency exploring Black creativity, culture, and innovation.

After studying PPE at Oxford University, Prempeh began a career in marketing, working at some of the UK’s most prominent media platforms and art institutions including the BBC, The Guardian, and Frieze

More recently, she launched A Vibe Called Tech to encourage a culturally diverse lens in design, technology, arts, and culture by spearheading partnerships, events, research, and workshops across London.

She currently consults for the Royal Academy of Arts and Art Fund, is the marketing lead for Society Centered Design at Projects by IF, and is a member of the steering group for Chatham House and London Design Biennale Design Resonance in an Age of Crisis.  

Charlene is an FT How to Spend it columnist and a contributing editor who writes about Black innovators, design, travel, and culture.

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