Donisha Prendergast, granddaughter of Rita & Bob Marley, RasTa Woman of a Nu School.
Who is she...
Donisha Prendergast is an activist, actor, filmmaker, poet and public speaker. Continuing her beloved grandparent’s legacy and message of One Love, Donisha now speaks to audiences all over the world. In the United States, her bookings are arranged by APB (American Program Bureau), one of the largest speakers bureau in the United States. With her highly motivating allocution, and famous family pedigree, Donisha always proves to be an enlightened beacon of hope for her audiences.
As the granddaughter of Bob and Rita Marley, Donisha offers her insights on spirituality and the culture of Rastafari and art as a tool for healing and self-expression. Donisha’s role in the Canadian feature-length documentary, RasTa: A Soul’s Journey, educates audiences on the roots and evolution of Rastafari – quelling the many misunderstandings and misconceptions about this way of life.
Donisha explains, “Participating in the documentary helped me become a little closer to my grandfather's mission. He was not just a musician, but a freedom fighter.”
Her travels through the world, from African & Caribbean to India, Japan, and more has exposed her to many lifestyles, perspectives and stories that have helped to influence her ability to relate to a wide cross-section of audiences.
“At the end of the day, we are all souls on a journey . . . bits and pieces of the same whole.”
Donisha recently wrote and directed Earthworm, a short dramatic film that explores the use of cannabis as medicine for children and the Canadian legal system.