#MentorTalks: Using Art to Improve Health

When: Wednesday, Apr. 15, 2020 at 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM EDT

How to Watch: Watch Live on the International Exchange Alumni Facebook Page

Description:

Got 30 minutes? You’ve got a mentor! Join us for our next #MentorTalks, a Facebook Live series that puts exchange program alumni in touch with extraordinary mentors on a wide variety of topics. On Wednesday, April 15, at 1:00 pm EDT, Kunle Adewale, CEO and Creative Director of Tender Arts Nigeria, will share his stories and advice on how to use art to heal and improve physical and mental health. Kunle will also talk about his latest Arts in Medicine Project in response to COVID-19, #ArtResponds. Come ready to ask questions and be inspired! Kunle will provide excellent examples of how you can use visual and performing arts for helping yourself and others. Got a question for Kunle? Post it with the #MentorTalks tag and we'll share your question with Kunle when we see you online!

Speakers:

Kunle Adewale
CEO/Creative Director, Tender Arts Nigeria

Kunle Adewale is development practitioner and an artist by profession. With over a decade experience as an artist and educationist, Kunle founded Tender Arts Nigeria in 2013, a social enterprise which positively impacts children, youth and adult populations by focusing on art education, talent development, and civic engagement. He has impacted over 15,000 beneficiaries through his art programs in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa and the United States. Kunle is an alumnus of the Mandela Washington Fellows program, and was recently shortlisted by World Bank as one of the 68 Social Inclusion Heroes from all over the world, the only World Bank Social Inclusion Hero from Nigeria.

Promotional Materials:

Article: How art can offer unique insight into dementia See Additional MentorTalks Programs

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Questions about this event? Reach out to Loren Hurst at [email protected]