Speaking

Upcoming Events

2020
● Panelist: SXSW Summit, Austin, TX

Previous Events

2019
● United Nations Townhall

NowThis announced a leading role in the upcoming United Nations Youth Climate Summit, with the host of its daily show “Know This,” Zinhle Essamuah, tapped to host an intergenerational town hall with Deputy Secretary General Amina Jane Mohammed, 100 youth climate leaders from around the world, and other high profile heads of state. The nearly 700 person event was live streamed, including panel participants

  • Amina Jane Mohammed, United Nations Deputy Secretary General
  • Hilda Cathy Heine, President of the Marshall Islands
  • Mary Therese Winifred Robinson, Former President of Ireland
  • Michelle Bachelet, Former President of Chile, and more.

 

  • MimConnect: Panel Moderator, New York, New York
  • Summit speaker: Contrary Con IV 2019, Washington D.C.
  • Panel speaker: Planet Forward Summit, Washington, D.C.
  • Moderator: Group Nine Media

2018
● Keynote speaker: Facebook Journalism Project, Mexico City, Mexico
● Keynote speaker: Multicultural Services Center, Washington D.C.
2017

  • Curator: A Luta Continua Art Exhibition

The exhibition highlighted the complexities of human struggles across the globe, through visual art and performance art. Zinhle showcased over 50 pieces of art from 20 artists in the DMV area.

  • Co-Curator: A New Era, New Song – Concert Series

This event brought together over 250 community members, students, administrators, and artists for New Era, New Song. This multimedia benefit concert experience honored the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

2016
● Panelist: Vancouver International Film Festival
● Panelist: National Film Festival for Talented Youth – Seattle, Washington

● Speaker: Anne Arundel County Public Schools
● Speaker: School of Media and Public Affairs National Council
● Guest Speaker: Global Women’s Institute Conference, Washington, D.C.
● Recurring speaker, 2016-2018 – The George Washington University

2015
● Panelist: St. Louis International Film Festival, St. Louis Missouri
● MC: The George Washington University Board of Trustees Meeting