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Theater educator

Penina Muhando Mlama, Tanzanian theater educator. Grantee Rockefeller Foundation, 1986.

Background

Mlama, Penina Muhando was born on March 3, 1948 in Kilosa, Morogoro, Tanzania. Daughter of Phinehas Daudi Muhando and Noa Abby Chiduo.

Education

Bachelor in Education, University Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 1971. Master of Arts in Theatre, University Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, University Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 1983.

Career

Member faculty department theatre University Dar es Salaam, professor, 1984-1998, head department, 1982-1988, associate dean faculty arts, 1989-1990, dean, 1990-1991, deputy vice chancellor, since 1991. Executive director Organization for African Women Educationalists, Kenya, since 1998. Board directors AGIPTanzania Ltd.

Advisor to African panel Social Science Research Council, United States, since 1997. Vice president Economic and Social Research Foundation, Tanzania, since 1994.

Membership

Chairman Kilosa Education Foundation, since 1996. Coordinator Education for Democratic for Girls Caucus, Tanzania, since 1996. Member Association African Women Research and Development, International Children's Theatre Association (executive board 1994-1997), Theatre for Development Association Tanznia (board directors since 1980), Tanzania Writers Association, Tanzania Theatre Center.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Playwriting, music, reading, theatre production.

Connections

Married Raphael Dominic Mlama. Children: Mota Cecilia, Huila Calvin.

father:
Phinehas Daudi Muhando

mother:
Noa Abby Chiduo

spouse:
Raphael Dominic Mlama

child:
Huila Calvin Mlama

child:
Mota Cecilia Mlama