Artist: Beverley Nambozo
Beverley Nambozo Nsengiyunva is an author, award-winning poet, leadership trainer, and children’s facilitator. She is the director of Rich Diction; a public speaking training for children, teenagers and adults.
Beverley is a 2010 joint first runner-up of the annual international erbacce-press poetry prize. She is also the director of the Babishai Niwe Poetry Foundation which conducts annual African poetry competitions, trains children and publishes African poetry.
Beverley holds a Distinction in Creative Writing from Lancaster University, which she received in 2012.
Her other creative works have appeared in Wasafiri, Drumvoices Revue, Kwani? Postcolonial journal, Lawino Magazine, Short Story Day Africa, The Kalahari Review, Prairie Schooner, EVENT Magazine and others. Beverley was Uganda’s 2014 BBC Commonwealth Games poet. Her desire is to travel to every country in the world before she turns 70.
In 2017, Beverley became the founding President of Bukoto Toastmasters Club; an international public speaking platform. She furthermore runs the Babishai African Women and Girls’ Leadership Academy.
Sessions at The 2017 Storymoja Festival