Shani Pride

Writer / Producer / Actor

New York, New York, United States

Shani Pride is dedicated to creating film/tv content, immersive experiences, and global education initiatives that provoke thought, fight injustice and affect change.

Shani is founder and CEO of Foundation E, a 501(c)3 impact-driven education and entertainment company harnessing the power of media and education to change the world. Foundation E produces content tackling the social issues of our time - racial/gender equity and equality, climate change, poverty, education, and the homelessness/refugee crisis.

Shani has 20+ years experience in entertainment. She began her career as an actor on numerous film and television sets, working with CBS, Fox, HBO, Sony, Showtime, and Warner Bros, then evolved into an actor, producer, writer hybrid.

Shani majored in theater at the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts (LACHSA) and at UCLA.