The Kiana Dancie is a powerhouse comedian, transformational speaker, author, coach, comedian, and entrepreneur. Through “Baggage Claim,” her international women’s empowerment conference, she candidly shares her story of being a child molestation survivor and how she turned that pain into purpose — and, more importantly, how she teaches others to do the same through laugh therapy and candid conversations designed to help attendees start their healing process.
During the pandemic, Kiana joined forces with organizations like Lift Atlanta and Life Changers Christian Community Center to provide food and other essentials to help alleviate the financial strain many experienced during that difficult time.
Due to her consistent activism, Kiana was recognized by the White House for her humanitarian efforts to build stronger ties to the community through volunteering and is a 2022 recipient of The President’s Lifetime Achievement Award from the Biden Administration.
Kiana was featured on the hit TV ONE show “Whose Got Jokes? with Bill Bellamy, where she destroyed the stage. She starred on Bounce TV’s second season of “Off the Chain” where the host, Rodney Perry introduced her as a beast!
She’s a former co-host of TV ONE’s nationally syndicated talk show, “Sister Circle Live.” After taping an amazing set on Kevin Hart LOL stage at the Montreal Comedy Festival, she was casted in two movies: “One Crazy Christmas” a BET & SHOWTIME Feature and “SEXTUPLETS” with Maron Wayans for Netflix. Her new book “Bye Bags Bags – Laughing To Lighten The Load” discusses healing yourself whole thru laughter, is now available on Amazon and Barnes and Noble. She has recently opened for Dave Chappell, Donnell Rawlings and Aida Rodriquez.