Peju Layiwola is an artist and Professor of art history at the University of Lagos. She has a wealth of experience teaching art to young adults and women in local communities as a way of empowering them economically. Layiwola has carried out extensive projects through her non-profit organization, Women and Youth Art Foundation (Wy Art) founded in 1994.  Through this platform she produced the first instructional DVDs on teaching arts and crafts in Nigeria in 1998. Her community engagement with women has earned her several awards, some of which include the Hilary Clinton US State Department SmARTpower program in 2012; the US Lagos State Consulate Grant 2017  for art projects in Lagos public schools, and the US Alumni Exchange Award 2018. Layiwola also runs a new online platform Masterartclasses for teaching art and heritage matters.  She  is a past Head of the Department of Creative Arts, University of Lagos; Tyson Scholar of the Crystal Bridges Museum, Bentonville, Arkansas 2019; and currently Visiting Professor, School of Art,  University of Arkansas, USA.   Layiwola will discuss her community engagement with Wy Art Foundation and her Post Covid intervention, Masterartclasses.