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The Importance of Ava DuVenay in Hollywood.

Born in Long Beach California in 1972, Ava is the director behind, Selma, the 13th Documentary and TV series Queen Sugar; amongst many others. The UCLA graduate made her directional debut with the highly acclaimed hip hop documentary ‘This Is The Life’, Ava DuVernay knew she “just wanted to make films”.

TED x UCL Women

Since 2013, Tedx has partnered up with UCL (University College London), to host TedxUCLWomen. This is a movement celebrating the women of UCL and the wider community while looking at the barriers preventing women and girls worldwide from achieving their full potential.