Sumeya Gasa, an investigative journalist and multimedia producer at the Wits Justice Project at Wits Journalism was chosen to feature in this year’s Mail & Guardian’s Top 200 Young South Africans.
She is also currently completing a Master of Arts in Digital Arts and Interactive Media degree at Wits University.
Lesley Stones wrote the following about Gasa in the Mail & Guardian publication: “Gasa is committed to advocating for social justice through her creative work and research, and her work appears in influential publications including The Daily Maverick, News24 and the Socio Economics Rights Institute’s media. For her PhD, she intends to study the art of participatory filmmaking. Her goal is to develop a high school curriculum to give learners the necessary tools to tell their own stories. She also hopes to establish an educational centre for young people to gain multimedia skills and take control over their narratives.”