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African American Studies
Class of 2010
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.
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...Learn more about Project Unveil