Friday, August 16, 2013

SPOTLIGHT - Bolanle Austen-Peters, Creator & Executive Producer, SARO

SPOTLIGHT - Bolanle Austen-Peters, Executive Producer, SARO

Mrs. Bolanle Austen-Peters has a Masters degree in International Law from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a Law degree from the University of Lagos.  She is the Founder of Terra Kulture. Terra Kulture is an educational and recreational organisation set up in 2003 to promote the richness and diversity of Nigerian Languages, Arts and Culture. 

Bolanle Austen-Peters, Executive Producer, SARO - A Musical Play

Today Terra Kulture, a private sector initiative is a resounding success recognized as a major cultural hub in Nigeria for expatriates, students, Hollywood and Nollywood stars, artists and members of the diplomatic corps.

She has worked as Consultant to the Ford Foundation on setting up a Corporate Council for Arts and Culture in Nigeria. Through her initiative the Council has been set up and has received 2million USD from the Ford Foundation to support the arts in Nigeria.

In its eight years of existence Terra Kulture has organized over a hundred art exhibitions, eighty plays, sixty book readings and over two thousand adults and children have attended our language classes and excursions. She has facilitated, organized, managed and attended numerous workshops and seminars both within and outside the United Nations system on various issues. She worked as a Consultant to the Ford Foundation Lagos and helped raise millions of dollars for the Museum through Arts and Business Council which she co-founded. She is married with children.

She had worked with the United Nations in Switzerland, Ethiopia and Namibia before founding Terra Kulture

Read more about Bolanle Austen-Peters HERE
Visit Terra Kulture website HERE

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