Asha Chai Chang

Asha Chai-Chang is an Emmy Winner and Two-Time Netflix Writer/Director Fellow. Asha is a Jewish, Afro-Latina, and Caribbean-Asian female director with disabilities. She disrupts stigmas throughout the entertainment industry by creating accessible and inclusive sets for productions and advocating for diverse storytelling. A Yale graduate, former finance professional, and Co-Founder of Slamdance Unstoppable – a film program at the Academy Award and BAFTA qualifying Film Festival dedicated to uplifting films with or by disabled talent and filmmakers – Ms. Chai-Chang impacts positive change beyond the silver screen. Simultaneously on screen, films she has written and directed have been recognized by Oscar-qualifying film festivals and the NAACP. Her film, MARQUE DOS, has premiered on the West Coast and east coast at two Academy Award Qualifying Film Festivals.