Ursula Masson Memorial Lecture 2021
Event Date:8th March
The Ursual Masson lecture this year is by Gaynor Legall, ‘Making amends: reparative histories for the Black and minority ethnic population of Wales.’ It will be held on Monday 8 March 2021, 18.00-20.00, and is a free online lecture, sponsored by WAW. All are welcome. Please book below to receive a link to the event:
About Gaynor Legall
Gaynor Legall is Chair of The Heritage & Cultural Exchange, a community-based organisation that chronicles the heritage and cultural diversity of Tiger Bay and Cardiff Docklands. She is currently leading the Welsh Government task and finish group undertaking an audit of public monuments, street and building names associated with aspects of Wales’ Black history. Born and raised in Butetown, Cardiff, Gaynor is a powerful advocate for ethnic minority women across Wales. Fiercely proud of her origins in Tiger Bay, she has worked as a Nursery Nurse, a State Registered Nurse, a social worker and in senior managerial posts. Gaynor was a founder member of Wales Anti-apartheid and was the first Black City Councillor in Wales. She has worked with like-minded people to establish a number of voluntary organisations such as FullEmploy Wales, AWETU, and BAWSO, the first Black domestic violence organisation in Wales. Gaynor was awarded a Lifetime Achievement by the Ethnic Minority Welsh Women Achievement Association.