2020 was the best of times and the worst of times, I

voted by mail for the first time,

placed in my first feature screenwriting competition,

volunteered in Rwanda and visited Tanzania before the pandemic hit,

mastered working from home, it took about 3 months in quarantine to do this,

was promoted into my first management role,

bought my first brand new car,

became an executive board member for a creative non-profit,

had 18 virtual screenings of my short film, Destiny’s Road, and won some awards,

learned to bake homemade cookies and scones,

watched my first Korean Drama series and…

DESTINY’S ROAD screening in Kigali, Rwanda

Last February, I volunteered with Venture2Impact in Kigali, Rwanda, a non profit organization based in Canada. While there I worked with Hopes & Homes for Children community center where I had the opportunity to train staff and mentor young entrepreneurial parents in the village. The staff consisted of tech employees from New York, California, Canada, and London. I was the only tech employee/ filmmaker in the group.

Each day started with a 2 mile walk up a dirt hill from Yambi House, a Bed and Breakfast type hotel, to the community center where we…

Kameishia Wooten

🏆🎬 An award winning — WRITER|DIRECTOR|PRODUCER. 2020 Screencraft Drama Competition Semifinalist and 2019 WIF|Sundance Institute Financing lab fellow.

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