Sophie Kabangu

Activist and student of University of Essex Sophie Kabangu became involved with The Victor Batte-Lay Foundation in 2020 after coming to prominence for her leadership in organising the Black Lives Matter demonstrations in Colchester. Originally from Harwich, Sophie was named one of The Big Issue’s Changemakers of 2021 and her work has featured in The Guardian. Sophie has a keen interest in art and fashion and provides a fresh outlook to help steer the Foundation’s activities.