Agunda Okeyo is a writer, producer, filmmaker and activist born in Nairobi and raised between New York City and the Kenyan capital. She has called New York City home for more than 20 years and proudly considers herself a Pan-African New Yorker. Okeyo understands and writes from a global perspective about politics, culture, film, and comedy. She is published with Salon, The Daily Beast, For Harriet, OkayAfrica, NBC, O Magazine and Women’s Media Center (WMC) founded by Jane Fonda, Robin Morgan and Gloria Steinem.A panoramic awareness has shaped her professional experience with organizations such as Duara Foundation, Demos: A Network for Ideas and Action, Re:Gender and Cultural Survival. She is lauded for her ongoing production at Caroline’s on Broadway called Sisters of Comedy. It is the only all black women showcase at any of the top comedy clubs in NYC. She has also produced comedy shows at Ginny’s Supper Club and Gotham Comedy Club. Okeyo has been featured as a rising producer and activist in Time Out New York, The New Yorker, Essence, The Root, Black Enterprise, Forbes, Huffington Post and NBC. In 2016 she was named a Progressive Women’s Voices fellow with Women’s Media Center and joined the NYC board of Women, Action and the Media (WAM!NYC). In 2017 Okeyo served as Comms Chair for the March for Racial Justice (M4RJ) in Washington, D.C. & Nationwide plus as NYC M4RJ Co-Chair. Okeyo currently serves as a core member of Times Up NY and Women's March NYC.