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Lee-Shae Salma Scharnick-Udemans

Dr Lee-Shae Salma Scharnick-Udemans is a Senior Researcher in the Desmond Tutu Centre for Religion and Social Justice at the University of the Western Cape in Cape Town, South Africa. With degrees in religious studies and media from the University of Cape Town, she also has extensive experience working in television production. This article is adapted from thoughts shared in a book on the life of the late Desmond Tutu, Ecumenical Encounters with Desmond Mpilo Tutu: Visions for Justice, Dignity and Peace.