A passionate performer, Wangari infuses her stories with song, dance, chants and other performance delicacies to create an intimate interaction with her audiences. She has vast experience sharing stories to a variety of platforms in Kenya. She has toured India, Iran, Germany, Sweden, Tanzania and Somaliland telling stories and conducting workshops.

Wangari The Storyteller has been featured in the following festivals:

2021: Scottish International Storytelling Festival (Online)

2021: NBO LitFest by The Book Bunk, Kenya

2021: Sharjah International Narrators Forum, UAE

2021: Chennai International Storytelling Festival, India (Online)

2021: National Storytelling Network, USA – LUUV Edition (Online)

2020: Scottish International Storytelling Festival (Online)

2020: Rusinga Cultural Festival (Online)

2019: Ljungby Storytelling Festival, Sweden

2018: DAMADIKIYA World Storytelling Celebrations, Hyderabad – India

2018: Bhubaneswar Storytelling Festival, Orissa – India

2018: Reimagined Storytelling Festival, Nairobi – Kenya

2017: Hargeysa International Book Fair, Somaliland

2016: International Storytelling Festival, Iran

2015: Storymoja Festival, Kenya

2014: Sigana International Storytelling Festival, Kenya & Storymoja Hay Festival, Kenya

2013: Sigana International Storytelling Festival, Kenya & Storymoja Hay Festival, Kenya.

2012: Sigana International Storytelling Festival, Kenya & Storymoja Hay Festival, Kenya.

2011: Sigana International Storytelling Festival, Kenya

2010: Fabula Storytelling Festival, Sweden.

She has also done storytelling for Television, both for children’s show (Jambo Toto – KBC TV) and general audience program (Sigana Motomoto, QTV).

She champions reading for pleasure among children and young people, and has authored 3 children’s books: The Colour Magician, The Forever Tree and Mti wa Milele.