#AWCL2016 Sue Wanjiru
Sue Wanjiru is an actor and writer from Kenya. Current participant of African Women in Cultural Leadership, AWCL 2016. An alumna of President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative, YALI 2016, a Berlinale Talents alumni 2015, Maisha Screen Writers lab 2015 alumni, talents Durban Campus 2014 alumni and The Godown Art Centre Creative Entrepreneurship course. She is a Certified Public Accountant Of Kenya.
She is the founder of Lokhem Kids Entertainment Ltd, an organization whose aim is to offer creative platforms that enhance interpersonal and leadership skills in Young African Leaders under 35 through various forms of media.
She started acting, writing poems and dancing in church plays as early as 10 years old. Her professional career in film making began in 2010 .She joined Friends Ensemble theatre and got cast as lead in their plays.
She was the lead role in the movie Something Necessary, Kenya, 2013 that was screened in over twenty film festivals in the world. She has also done voice overs for Eidolon Films, Washington Dc and Filamu Juani Film Productions in Kenya.
She has written several short screen plays including 'Wasaliti', 'Ruracio' and a short story 'mukimo'.
She runs a blog, Afrikan Renaissanse that focuses on showcasing young African leaders under the age of 35 who are fearlessly influencing, empowering and transforming their countries. The blog aims at influencing as many young Africans as possible.
“I am a sucker for African stories”.