Born in shame but became a Dame!
Date: Thursday 15 March 2018
Speaker: Professor Dame Elizabeth Nneka Anionwu, DBE FRCN FQNI PhD Emeritus Professor of Nursing, University of West London; Patron: Sickle Cell Society, Nigerian Nurses Charitable Association UK NNCA and Mary Seacole Trust; Vice-President: Unite Community Practitioners & Health Visitors Association (CPHVA)
About the lecture
Despite growing up in a Children’s Home, Dame Elizabeth has overcome adversity and is an internationally recognised nurse, activist and scholar.
She has successfully campaigned for improved sickle cell services as well as the Mary Seacole Memorial Statue. Dame Elizabeth is currently in great demand to speak about her well-received memoirs ‘Mixed Blessings from a Cambridge Union’.