For the last decade, Nyasha has continuously used her voice and public platforms in business, entertainment, and philanthropy to inspire, educate, and innovate in the space of DEI. The once youth ambassador in America for the entire continent of Africa as Miss Africa USA drew on her multifaceted life experiences to create Bubbles and Bridges. At the helm, her work in international business proves incomparable, valuable, and uniquely insightful.Nyasha is a cum laude graduate of Harvard University, with a bachelor's degree in Philosophy and Ethics, she also completed the Personal Leadership program at Columbia Business School of Executive Education.
The multi-hyphenate, who prides herself on changing stereotypes in the entertainment industry independently released a single, and music video for her international dance song "Finally There" in the summer of 2019 which she wrote and co-produced. Inspired by the 90s pop and world dance music, her sound has a distinct and unique modern infusion of her western and African heritage. Nyasha plays the djembe drums and the mbira both African instruments.
Her intrinsic connection to the continent of Africa, which she once represented as Miss Africa USA fueled her work in activism. As a youth ambassador, she worked with diplomats, Presidents, community leaders, and activists to help raise 2 million dollars during her reign for non-profit organizations in America and Africa. Organizations she has worked with include the United Nations, The Diamond Empowerment Fund, Sole for Souls, The NFL YET organization, Habitat for Humanity, The Red Light Children Campaign, Zero Mothers Die, and Dress For Success.
In 2014 she was featured in Forbes for her innovation in the international beauty business as the first and youngest woman to not only partner with Africa's 2nd largest retail conglomerate, The Foschini Group but also the socially conscious business model she created in the retail space. The hair accessories brand, Embrace Your Hair© donates products to breast cancer patients through the My Hair Is Your Hair program. The program was created to provide hair solutions for breast cancer and alopecia patients who did not have enough health care coverage to provide wigs during therapy. The program has served over 1200 women in need since its inception in 2011. In 2017 she founded Bubbles and Bridges a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion consulting agency which contributes to her life's mantra of creating bridges of understanding socially, professionally and personally. Nyasha also is the founder of Mukayi Entertainment. Located in New York City, the production company produces music content, scripted, and non-scripted content globally.
The young mogul in the making insists, "My accolades and platforms are meaningless to me if I am not able to use them for the betterment of others lives in every capacity possible."