Actress Jameela Jamil Coming to Webster

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Actress Jameela Jamil Comes to Webster, Sept. 16

The Campus Activities Fall headliner Jameela Jamil has now been rescheduled to Monday, Dec. 9. Due to a medical issue preventing travel, this event (originally scheduled for Sept. 16) was postponed.

Already distributed student tickets with the original date will still be accepted on the rescheduled event date. Any faculty, staff or alumni who previously purchased a ticket has received an email from Campus Activities with instructions for requesting a refund if desired. Tickets are still available for purchase.

Jameela Jamil, star of the hit television show "The Good Place," will speak at Webster University on Monday, Dec. 9, at the Browning Mainstage Theatre in the Loretto-Hilton Center for the Performing Arts.

Jamil's accomplishments include writer, DJ, model and radio host. She has recently gained a large following speaking out against body-shaming in the media.

Ticket Information

Tickets for the show are free to all Webster students with a student ID, $10 for faculty, staff and alumni, and $20 for the general public. Tickets are on sale and can be purchased here. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the lecture will start at 7 p.m.

About Jameela Jamil

Jameela Jamil's began her media career as a host on T4, the UK's leading youth entertainment show. Jamil later began working as a journalist for both Cosmopolitan Magazine and the Huffington Post, earning nominations from the Professional Publisher's Association and the British Society of Magazine Editors.

In 2012, she released her own clothing line after much success in the fashion industry as a model for both British and American Vogue, Glamour Magazine, Cosmopolitan Magazine and Japanese teen vogue.

That same year Jamil was recruited by BBC Radio 1 to host her own show on their network,and made history as the first woman to host the Official Chart on the esteemed radio station. She remained on at the network until 2015 when she left to pursue a writing career in the United States.

Jamil's path as a comedy writer eventually led to an audition for Michael Schur's latest project on NBC, "The Good Place," starring opposite Ted Danson and Kristen Bell. The comedy series aired in the fall of 2016 to tremendous success and accolades and will be ending it's run later this year.

Jamil has become an inspiration to many, using her platform to speak out against body-shaming and the media's promotion of unhealthy habits.


Campus Activities is committed to making our events accessible to everyone. If any accommodations are needed, please contact Lisa Camp at 314-246-7837 or email Request should be made as soon as possible.

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