- April 14, 2018
- Posted by: Joan Underwood
Terneille Burrows, Associate Consultant
Terneille Burrows (professionally known as “TaDa”) is an international award-winning Bahamian humanitarian and music executive. She has gained significant recognition for championing the rights and protections of women and children and for her advocacy work towards anti-corruption. As a social actor and advocate, Terneille has participated in a number of consultations with international organizations including the United Nations, Organization of American States, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and Inter-American Development Bank.
Terneille ran for office in the Bahamas 2017 General Election, is a member of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) Board of Directors and has served as the Engagement Coordinator at the Organization for Responsible Governance. In 2015, she was appointed the National Director for The Bahamas during an edition of the Global Media Monitoring Project (GMMP), which is the largest advocacy initiative in the world on changing the representation of women in the media. Terneille is a certified RAPP Facilitator through the Pan American Development Organization and a recipient of the Bain & Grants Town Advancement Award for Youth Leadership. In March of 2016, she was awarded a World Day of Prayer Bahamas Committee grant for her work with public education and advocacy towards the elimination of gender based violence and child abuse.
Terneille is a Lyford Cay Scholar who went on to achieve has an Honors Diploma in Recording Arts Management from the Harris Institute in Toronto. In addition, she holds an Honors Diploma in Entrepreneurial Business Applications from the Academy of Learning. She is a past youth parliamentarian, and has represented The Bahamas at international conferences including World Music Expo and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Regional Cultural Committee Meeting.
At the age of 19, she blazed onto the international recording arts scene, emerging as the Grand Prize Winner of the hip-hop category in the John Lennon Songwriting Contest. Her voice was heard to millions throughout the United States on the “Better in The Bahamas” jingle and her music videos have aired on Much Music Canada.