Nyasha Laing

Nyasha Laing is an impact advisor, producer, creative documentarian uplifting the stories of leaders, cultures, and global communities.

Her strategy and narrative change work includes designing trainings on human rights, belonging, and inclusion, forging international media partnerships, engaging audiences and partners for award-winning PBS films, designing culturally relevant learning tools and content, and mobilizing donors for impact storytelling projects on a range of social justice and environmental issues.
Nyasha's independent storytelling explores freedom, inspiration, and inheritance. Her written and produced work has been featured in and on Yes Magazine, BKLYNR, the BBC World Service, Redfish Media, and Africa Is A Country, among others. She is currently working on an immersive film and a creative non-fiction series inspired by her inheritance in Belize.

Public Engagements 

  • Anonymous Was a Woman 2023 Environmental Arts Grants 
  • Yale Women – Connecting with Your Creative Voice and Your Ancestors
  • DC Humanities Council – The Sacred Imagined: Portraits of Afro-descendant Spirituality on Screen
  • How We Breathe – Podcast Host
  • Yale University – Black Sacred Arts Conference
  • New York Women in Film and Television – Women’s History Month Films
  • Embassy of Belize – Film on Women Conservation Leaders 
  • New York University – Moderator, Trauma, Hope, and Healing: The Impact of Visual Representation on Justice for Survivors
  • Rush Arts Gallery – Curator, Caribbean Rising Film Showcase
  • Art Museum of the Americas 
  • WOMEX – World Music Films 
  • Arise Television – Commentator
  • Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture