Dorothy Ghettuba

Role at the 2024 DFM Event:



Dorothy Ghettuba is Netflix’s Director of Content in Sub-Saharan Africa. Dorothy has been tasked with working with African creatives to tell and take African stories to the rest of the world. Joining Netflix over four years ago, Dorothy looks after the growing Netflix portfolio of local language content programming for originals and licensed series and movies in the Sub-Saharan Africa region.

She is a renowned creative in Africa and co-founder of the Nairobi-based Spielworks Media, an African production company launched in 2009 and has won many accolades for over 18 television shows, 20 web shows and over 40 movies. Dorothy was named in Variety Magazine’s Global Impactful Women 2021 list and in the eponymous Leading Ladies Africa’s Top 50 Leading African Corporate Women in 2022 and In 2016, she was named among C. Hub magazine’s 100 most influential creative personalities. She is an alumnus of The Bucerius School of Global Governance in Hamburg, Germany and is a 2016 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Fellow. She is a graduate of the Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies SEED program and remains dedicated to telling African stories.



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