Polly Alakija moved to Nigeria from the UK in 1989. Between 2005 and 2011 she was based in South Africa.
Many of Polly’s community projects have a strong educational element. From working with schools and educators, youth empowerment programmes and university graduates, a commitment to reaching a broad audience and transferring skills is key to project based work.
Polly is currently Chairperson of the Lagos State Council of Arts and Culture.