Oluwadara Johnson

Oluwadara Johnson

African American Studies
Class of 2010
Oluwadara Johnson

Since 2008, Oluwadara (Dara) Johnson has been working to improve educational opportunities for the underprivileged children in Nigeria via Project Unveil, a social enterprise that she founded, which uses performing arts to empower and educate “at-risk” girls through an intensive summer camp and complementary after-school program. Dara was interviewed by the Nigerian Tribune in September, 2009, and featured in the Harvard Magazine and Harvard Crimson for her work with Project Unveil.

Nigerian Tribune Interview

Projects

Project Unveil

Project Unveil - Oluwadara Johnson, class of 2010

During an exploratory research project in 2008, Oluwadara (Dara) Johnson learned that Nigerian secondary schools had an extremely high female dropout rate and that a surprising number of the girls were interested in theatre. This discovery...

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