Esosa E is a globetrotting, award winning Producer, Actress, Writer, and  Health Expert who was called an “Afro-Renaissance Woman,” by the Weekend Argus, named a "Young African Visionary," and featured in The Root's List of "10 African Artists and Entrepreneurs You Should Know." 

 

As an actress she is known  for playing the role of Ngozi in the international hit web and TV series An African City (featured on the BBC, New York Times, Hollywood Reporter, CNN, and many more). Her work  (An African City, Unguarded, Emergency Needs, Telethon, Mahogany Too, Brooklyn Shakara, Mother of George)has appeared on Canal Plus, Ebony Life TV, VOX Africa, BET, MTV and has screened in numerous festivals and art circles worldwide including Sundance, the Whitney Biennial and the MOMA. Currently, Esosa is actively developing several film and television projects as CEO of AfroVision, a production company and film fund dedicated to producing global African Diaspora content.

 

Esosa’s one woman show The Woman Who Would Be King, which first made it’s world debut in 2016 in Cape Town, South Africa, has now been performed to sold-out standing room only crowds at The Smithsonian Museum of African Art, the Millennium Stage at John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts, and the Sundance Institute sponsored Kampala International Theater Festival in Uganda. In the play she embodies eleven characters to bring to life the story of Hatshepsut, the first female pharaoh. As a part of her commitment to give back and support the education of young women and girls, she launched The Woman King Educational Initiative, which allows her to perform in underserved communities or donate much needed educational materials wherever the play is being performed.

 

Adding to her resume, Esosa is a Clinical Nutritionist and completed her Masters in Nutrition and Integrative Heath. She is the creator of Raw Girl in a Toxic World, a health website that features holistic health and vegan lifestyle tips, and the author of several books including The Acne-Free Diet and her latest book Got Veg? How to Thrive on a Plant-Based Diet. She is also the voice of SHINE, a wellness and mindfulness app that reaches millions of users daily.

 

Esosa is a graduate of Cornell University and has studied Directing, Producing, and Marketing Management at Columbia University.