Wanja Emily

Impact Producer | Global Community Manager

Doc Society – Climate Story Unit


Emily Wanja uses storytelling to drive social change. She is an award-winning Impact producer for the campaign ‘We Can Fight Climate Change’ for the international feature documentary, ‘Thank you for the Rain’.

In conjunction with Docubox, she has worked with policymakers across national and county governments, private stakeholders, funders, civil society, and communities, using film as a tool for advocacy. She ran impact screenings for the film, ‘The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind’ by Participant Media, in Kenya and is the project lead for Climate Story Lab Africa.

She’s on the Climate Justice Resilience Fund Advisory Council and on the Global Impact Producers Transitional Advisory Committee. She works with the Storyboard Collective on Impact and regional partnerships advisory and is on the Kenya Oscars selection committee.

Emily Wanja works at Doc Society as the global community manager at the Climate Story Unit, working with cultural organizations across different territories on Climate Story Labs.

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