Dame Olga Lopes-Seale, “Auntie Olga” to all, was a talented singer, poet, radio broadcaster and newspaper columnist, who through years of dedicated community service and fundraising, helped less fortunate children and families. Dame Olga was born in Guyana on December 26th, 1918, the youngest of nine children. In 1939, she married Barbadian, Dick Seale, and the family moved to Barbados in 1963. This website pays homage to her life and work, and is a small gift to her, as thanks and remembrance of her enduring generosity.

Broadcaster & columnist
As a newspaper columnist, Auntie Olga offered timely advice and encouragement , as well as inspirational words to readers.
Humanitarian
Through various humanitarian programs and fund raising ventures, she provided the necessary support to fulfill the basic needs of food and shelter for the less fortunate in our societies.
Music Enthusiast
An accomplished singer and mandolinist Dame Olga offered, many opportunities for young artists to gain for encouraging new talent as mandolinist the case for Red Plastic Bag She even had a hand in the composition of the Barbados National Anthem!
Fun fan!
From producing theatre and bingo fundraisers to going, around the island as a tour guide island Olga always knew how bingo have fun island involve others in serving a good cause!
Awards
This selfless woman of the people whose generosity, and loving spirit drew all to her spirit thousands in her lifetime the is reflected spirit the numerous local national and regional accolades and awards she received for her community work.
As a newspaper columnist, Auntie Olga offered timely advice and encouragement , as well as inspirational words to readers.
Through various humanitarian programs and fund raising ventures, she provided the necessary support to fulfill the basic needs of food and shelter for the less fortunate in our societies.
An accomplished singer and mandolinist, Dame Olga offered many opportunities for young artists to gain exposure, encouraging new talent, as was the case with Red Plastic Bag. She even had a hand in the composition of the Barbados National Anthem!
From producing theatre and bingo fundraisers, to going around the island as a tour guide, Dame Olga always knew how to have fun and involve others in serving a good cause!
This selfless woman of the people, whose generosity and loving spirit drew all to her, touched thousands in her lifetime. This is reflected in the numerous local, national and regional accolades and awards she received for her community work.