Showbiz Entertainment Arts Expo Africa conducted a live ‘Twitterview’ with CEO of Business and Arts South Africa, Michelle Constant. BASA; an NPO founded both by business and government, with the aim of developing strategic partnerships between the business and arts sectors in South Africa.

In 2002 Constant was appointed to the music advisory panel for the SA National Arts Council. In 2004 she was awarded Arts and Culture Trust Arts Journalist of the Year. She has served as a judge for the South African Music Awards for over a decade, facilitated various forums and MC’d at diverse events. She was a finalist for CEO magazine “SA Most Influential Women in Business and Government: Arts”, was an Ampersand Foundation Fellow in NYC, and most recently was awarded an Mbokodo award for Arts and Media. Michelle serves on various Boards in South Africa and internationally, including the Arts Investment Fund internationally and the Origins Centre in Johannesburg.