Words With: Lela Burbridge
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Words With: Lela Burbridge

Lela will be sharing the lessons learned in her book ‘Lela: Ashes of Childhood’ which journeys through her formative years in Uganda as a child before moving to the United Kingdom as a teenager.

  • Fri 30 Oct 20

    19:00 - 20:00

  • Online

  • Event type

    Lectures, talks and seminars
    Words With

  • Event organiser

    Lakeside Theatre

  • Contact details

    Kanyinsola Olanrewaju

Join us for 'Words With: Lela Burbridge'. University of Essex Alumna Lela will be sharing the lessons learned in her book ‘Lela: Ashes of Childhood’ which journeys through her formative years in Uganda as a child before moving to the United Kingdom as a teenager.


Lela Burbridge graduated with a Masters degree in Public Health from the University of Essex in 2013

Lela will be sharing the lessons learned in her book ‘Lela: Ashes of Childhood’ which journeys through her formative years in Uganda as a child before moving to the United Kingdom as a teenager.

Most of her work as an author is rooted in her unwavering passion and philanthropic appropriate to life. She supports the Rafik Thabo Foundation which empowers young people through education to fulfil their potential and initiate positive change in their communities to eradicate poverty.

Lela represents what it means to have an Essex spirit to not only be inspired but to be an inspiration for generations to come.

Lela joins us to discuss her life before, during and after Essex that led to her career as a formidable author.

This event is in collaboration with the University of Essex Albert Sloman Library.

We welcome any questions for Lela to be sent to arts@essex.ac.uk and we will answer them on the day!

Please register in advance for this event

Words With: Lela Burbridge

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