Poetra Asantewa Announced a 2016 OneBeat Fellow

Poetra Asantewaa

The United States Embassy in Ghana has announced Ghanaian poet, singer and spoken word artist Ama Asantewa Diaka  well known as Poetra Asantewa as 2016 OneBeat Fellow, a network of leading artistic, technological, and social innovators in music.

In a post on its official page on Facebook, the US Embassy Ghana enumrated how Poetra has committed her art to “investigate, view and observe certain subjects relevant to the Ghanaian community from feminism, to education standards, to mental health awareness/depression.”

Poetra Asantewa joins 24 other OneBeat Fellows from around the world in the US for one month to collaboratively write, produce, and perform original music, and develop strategies for arts-based social engagement.

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