Sandy Daley is an award-winning showrunner, producer, author, actress and radio and television personality. Daley infuses passion into her projects. She’s originally from Kingston, Jamaica and has lived in Toronto for a number of years. Daley was the star of Another Planet, the first feature film which was written produced and directed by a black woman in Canada: Christene Browne. Daley’s syndicated column, ‘Real Talk With Sandy’, was published in New York, Toronto and Barbados. She won the Spirit Award for favourite columnist in 2009, which was handed out at Citi Fields in New York City. The second edition of her first novel, entitled Whose Vagina Is It, Really?: Uncensored, will be in stores July, 2021. Daley’s screenwriting credits include, Untamed Chicks, Daddy’s Not Around: DNA, and The Wright Girl: all starring black leads. Daddy’s Not Around: DNA, premiered at the Caribbean Tales Film Festival in 2019 and was screened at the Carleton Cinemas under the Cinefam umbrella.
Daley is also an advocate for social justice and women’s rights, which permeates in her screenplays, and she is the founder of the Whose Body Is It, Really? Empowerment Symposium. The symposium focuses on the prevention of sexual violence against women. She is also the founder of Mothers Against Violence Against Black Children: an organization that fights systemic racism against black children.