Amir Ahmad Nasr, aka DRIMA, is a Sudanese-born Canadian storyteller, producer, and Director of Assertive & Co.
As a Storyteller
Amir is the author of a banned memoir, a forthcoming play, and numerous pieces on politics, technology, and international affairs.
As a Producer
Amir is the host of A Tribe Called Story, an artist collective and podcast series on the power of storytelling and the storytelling of power.
As an Entrepreneur
Amir is the Director of Assertive & Co., a boutique business storytelling consultancy serving creatives, business professionals, and Internet entrepreneurs.
“… Amir Ahmad Nasr argues that the Internet also provides a space for learning and growth, even liberation.”The Atlantic
“… the possibility that he may be right imparts to his pages an electric glow, as if from an LCD screen.”The Wall Street Journal
“… reflects a widespread trend with important political and cultural implications.”Foreign Policy
“Amir’s case demonstrates the utter ridiculousness of this ban.”Rare.US
“… formidable speaker.”WIRED
Praise for Amir’s Storytelling…
“… sheds light on a generation of revolutionary life-hackers poised to change the global conversation about religion and politics.”
– G. Willow Wilson, NY Times best-selling author of Ms Marvel comics by
“… significant book, especially at this time in our history… This is the right message, at the right time, from the right person.”
– Ken Wilber, world-renowned philosopher of consciousness featured in trilogy set of
“It’s impossible for me to emphasize how powerful this framework is and what a wonderful coach Amir is.”
– Vishen Lakhiani, NYT best-selling author and Founder & CEO of