Nicole T. El

Nicole Tarrant El

Nicole Tarrant El 

In addition to dancing, drumming, singing and choreographing with GIWAYEN MATA, Nicole works as a Contract Administrator and Property Manager for Hendon Properties, a commercial developer. Her favorite and most important job however, is mommy to Yaa Djené and Kaya. Nicole also has an M.B.A. with a concentration in Project Management. Nicole has studied with a number of master dancers and drummers: Mouminatou Camara, Moussa Diabate, Youssouf Koumbassa, Mabiba Baegne, Ron Brown and Mamady Keita to name a few and was a member of Ezibu Muntu African Dance Company in Richmond, VA.