Dr. Susan Gitimu

Dr. Susan Gitimu

Dr. Susan Gitimu is the founder and Awards director of Women in Film Awards(WIFA) which brings women filmmakers in Kenya together providing a space where diversity of women voices, stories and creativity is equally recognized and celebrated.

She is also a Lecturer at Kenyatta University. She is also the founder of ‘Beyond the Film’ (BTF) which is especially focused on the genre of film for social change.

She has been in the film industry for 20 years. In 2022 she hosted the 3rd edition of the Award.

She is passionate about filmmaking and empowering women filmmakers. She looks forward to seeing more women embrace filmmaking and tell African stories from their perspectives.

  • Kenya