Zach spent his gap year teaching English, history and civics to children in the slums of Nairobi. He studied liberal arts and journalism at United States International University (Nairobi) and Danish School of Journalism (Århus). His first love is radio and TV, and he has produced/co-produced for Kenya Broadcasting Corporation, Kenya Television Network, NTV and Deusche Welle (Bonn). Zach is passionate about social justice. He is also trained locally and internationally in Human Rights, Peace & Conflict Resolution. Activism and lobbying come naturally to Zach, and he has been vital in campaigning for refugees’ rights in Denmark, against hate speech in the Council of Europe(CoE) and minority rights in Kenya.
Amma Asare-Nyako - Board Member
Amma loves to salute and reflect on the term diversity. For that very reason, she has co-founded Vis À Vis Art Collective (VAVAC). With a master’s degree in social work, Amma is naturally interested in working with the discrimination of minorities and the creation of equal rights for everyone in society. She has always enjoyed expressing herself through song. Amma has sung in church choirs, gospel choirs and also had solo-singing lessons. She has also participated in improvisation workshops and performed with an improv theater.
Anders Juhl - Chairman
Anders is a historian, writer, composer, curator and executive producer. He has made sound pieces and composed music for many of Michelle Eistrup's art videos as well as film scores and songs e.g. for the animated film “Help! I´m a Fish/ aka A Fish tale” performed by actors Terry Jones and Alan Rickman. For 6 years, he has held the position as Chief Operating Officer at The Karen Blixen Museum, Denmark, while developing his activities as a consultant and trustee to museums, the art scene, artists, musicians and other entities,organisations and institutions within the cultural sector. He holds a master in Musicology with a focus on Creative Industries, and a Minor in Law and Sociology from the University of Copenhagen. Currently he chairs the Association of Centre of Colonial History, Copenhagen and works as fundraiser and project developer at CAMP, Centre for Art on Migration Politics.
Maja grew up in the United States with an American mother and Danish father. She moved to Denmark to reconnect with her Danish roots, and stayed for love. Maja is an English teacher and has a master's degree in TESOL- Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. She has taught diverse students from all over the world, and has lived in the US, Spain, Argentina and now Denmark. Maja also has a bachelor's degree in Spanish, journalism and global studies. She has always enjoyed working across cultures and languages. Check out Maja’s website for more information: http://englishteacher.dk/
Hind is an MAA architect by profession, with an architectural and urban planning background and experience. Her understanding of arts and aesthetics, along with her management skills, help ACT run smoothly. Hind’s encounter with theater happened in her teenage years when she performed in few plays. She's been involved with associative work and volunteering locally and internationally since then. She's a driven and passionate person who enjoys contributing to making the world a better place and making a difference through creative work, as well as continuing to enrich her world by pushing boundaries and stepping out of her comfort zone.