Kwapi Vengesayi
Kwapi Vengesayi
BornKwapi Vengesayi
ResidenceUnited States of America
Alma materUniversity of Idaho
  • Producer
  • Writer
  • Activist
Known forSinging

Kwapi Vengesayi is a Zimbabwean activist, speaker and writer who is based in USA. He studied architecture and sociology at the University of Idaho. He is the creator and executive producer of the regionally acclaimed and award-winning social commentary performing arts showcase, the Shades of Black Show.


  • 2003 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Distinguished Service Award;
  • 2004 University of Idaho Student Award in Leadership and Service;
  • 2006 Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc - Kappa Sigma Certificate of the Arts Award;
  • 2007 Nominated by United States Senator Mike Crapo to attend the African American Leadership Summit in Washington DC;
  • 2011 Nominated for the Zimbabwe Achiever Awards. 'Writer of the Year' and 'Male Personality of the Year'


Kwapi Vengesayi Speaking at a TEDx event 2015 where he spoke about the Shades of Black Show