Beverley Nambozo Nsengiyunva
Beverley Nambozo Nsengiyunva gained a distinction on our MA in Creative Writing in 2010. She is a Ugandan writer, poet, actress, literary activist and biographer. She is the founder of the Babishai Niwe (BN) Poetry Foundation. She was nominated for the August 2009 Arts Press Association (APA) Awards for revitalising poetry in Uganda. Beverley has worked at the Eastern African Sub-Regional Support Institute for The Advancement of Women (EASSI), British Council, as a radio show morning host of two years at 104.1 Power FM in Kampala. She also served as an Audience Relations Manager, conducting regular market surveys. Before that she was a teacher and dance instructor at Rainbow International School in Kampala. Since 1999, she has been in an active dance group that usually holds concerts in and around church and the community. Beverley has also been involved in several HIV/AIDS sensitisation campaigns amongst youth in secondary schools and universities.