ELIZABETH UVIEBINENé

Agent: Juliet Pickering
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Elizabeth Uviebinené is an award-winning Marketing Manager and Co-Author of the critically acclaimed bestseller, SLAY IN YOUR LANE.

Alongside being an author, Elizabeth works in creative storytelling, strategy and helping others bring their ideas to life. With a commercial mind and entrepreneurial spirit, she previously worked in the city for a global brand as a marketing manager, producing culturally impactful campaigns and activations. She speaks and writes about the new trends that influence our working lives, the changing face of retail and entrepreneurship. 

Elizabeth was awarded the Marie Claire ‘Future Shaper’, recognised by The Dots as a woman ‘Redefining the Creative Industry’ and named a Rising Star in the PR, Communications and Marketing industry by WeAreTheCity.

Raised in South London, she was listed on the Evening Standard's 2018 annual Progress 1000 list of London's most influential people who make a difference to London life and was awarded the Groucho Maverick for her first book, written with co-author Yomi Adegoke, ‘SLAY IN YOUR LANE: The Black Girl Bible’.

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SLAY IN YOUR LANE  Non-Fiction, 368 pages Fourth Estate, July 2018  Black women today are facing uniquely challenging experiences in all aspects of their lives. Yet when best friends Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinené searched for a book that addressed these challenges they realised none existed. So  Slay in Your Lane  – the lovechild of exasperation and optimism – was born.  From education, to work, to dating, to representation, money and health, this inspirational, honest and provocative Black Girl Bible explores the ways in which being black and female affects each of these areas – and offers advice and encouragement on how to navigate them.  Illustrated with stories from Elizabeth and Yomi’s own lives, and from interviews with dozens of the most successful black women in Britain – including Amma Asante, Charlene White, Jamelia, Denise Lewis, Malorie Blackman and Dawn Butler MP –  Slay in Your Lane  recognizes and celebrates the strides black women have already made, whilst providing practical advice and inspiration for those who want to do the same and forge a better, visible future.

SLAY IN YOUR LANE

Non-Fiction, 368 pages
Fourth Estate, July 2018

Black women today are facing uniquely challenging experiences in all aspects of their lives. Yet when best friends Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinené searched for a book that addressed these challenges they realised none existed. So Slay in Your Lane – the lovechild of exasperation and optimism – was born.

From education, to work, to dating, to representation, money and health, this inspirational, honest and provocative Black Girl Bible explores the ways in which being black and female affects each of these areas – and offers advice and encouragement on how to navigate them.

Illustrated with stories from Elizabeth and Yomi’s own lives, and from interviews with dozens of the most successful black women in Britain – including Amma Asante, Charlene White, Jamelia, Denise Lewis, Malorie Blackman and Dawn Butler MP – Slay in Your Lane recognizes and celebrates the strides black women have already made, whilst providing practical advice and inspiration for those who want to do the same and forge a better, visible future.